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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

Seniors Don’t Play Second Fiddle to Anyone

Music is older then any of us and yet some of us have never had or taken the opportunity to learn how to play...

10 Great Tips for Seniors to Beat the Heat!

For most of us this summer has been extremely hot and humid! Record temperatures in many parts of North America. This can make getting outside...

Precious Time Verses Priceless Time

Relationships and spending time with their families are both essential to a senior’s emotional and mental well-being. It can help prevent depression and chase...

8 Great Ideas for Active Seniors

For seniors, any time of year is a great time to start being more active and getting more exercise.  Outdoor sports in particular hold...

Woof Meow – Let’s Talk Pet Therapy!

Animal-assisted therapy, also known as pet therapy, has been used for many years.  Hospital settings use pets to help patients, as do long term...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – What Do You See?

Do you see the same person in the mirror that you saw 10 years ago? What do you think when you see a senior? How...

Let’s Get Limber! Yoga Benefits for Seniors

Physical activity is good for you at any age. But sometimes, as we grow older, we have limitations that prevent us from engaging in...

6 Ways Seniors Can Handle Their Debt

Sadly, a new report provided to the Financial Post from ratings agency Equifax Canada Inc. shows that the average debt for consumers aged 65 and...

Assistive Devices for Seniors at Home

Assistive devices are items that will help you with a variety of daily activities. They can maintain your independence and improve your quality of...

Senior Exercises – Let’s Get Busy!

With age, exercise and physical activity become more important. Many middle age adults and seniors are afraid to exercise, not wanting to risk breaking...