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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.

3 Ways Seniors Can Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is April 22nd and this year's theme is EarthPLAY. EarthPLAY celebrates our great outdoors and wilderness areas. Though the idea is directed...

Your Medications Might Not Like the Sun!

Medication and sunny days. The two may not always mix well. Sunlight may cause certain medications to work differently and some of those medications...

Daffodil Month – Celebrating 60 years!

April is Daffodil Month. The daffodil is a symbol of courage and strength in the fight against cancer. This year the Canadian Cancer Society...

Ideas for Senior Easter Celebrations

The typical Christian celebrations for Easter revolve around Church and biblical stories. However, many Easter celebrations are nonreligious and there are lots of ways...

The Best Podcasts for Seniors

Podcasts are prerecorded radio shows which have been posted to the internet. The choice of subjects is endless. There are podcasts about every interest...

World Parkinson’s Day !

April 11th is World Parkinson's Day, celebrating the birthday of Dr. James Parkinson, who first described the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Researchers around the...

Aging With a Disability

Many seniors eventually end up with a chronic illness which may disable them in several ways. They gradually take to using canes or walkers,...

April 7th is World Health Day

Today is World Health Day, the day we celebrate global health awareness. This year’s theme is depression, a subject that is quite often brought...

Helping Your Grandchildren Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Our grandchildren are living in much different times than ours. They learn to rely on technology at an early age. Computers, smartphones, gaming systems....

Walking for Senior Health

March 30th is "Take a Walk in the Park Day" and no one knows more than seniors how walking can improve senior health. Besides...