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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.

July is National Ice Cream Month

Not surprisingly, July, quite often the hottest month of the year in many places, is National Ice Cream Month. Celebrating began in July 1984...

July Belongs to Blueberries Month

It’s “National July Belongs to Blueberries Month” and whether you’re adding them to your cereal, muffins or eating them on their own, they are...

4th of July: Independence Day Celebrations

Independence Day, better known as the 4th of July, is a huge holiday in the US. There are many celebrations going on around the...

For Your Beneficiaries: The Beneficiary Book

Many of us have drawn up formal wills, either through a lawyer or on our own with witnesses. If we should become incapacitated or...

How Women Can Improve Their Retirement Outlook

One of the latest research studies completed on women’s retirement shows that women are still at a greater risk of a financially insecure retirement...

Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday

The official celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday starts on June 21st and runs until July 1. This year Canada is celebrating one HUGE birthday...

June is ALS Awareness Month

June is ALS Awareness month. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS, is a group of neurological diseases. They involve the neurons which are...

Father’s Day Gifts for Senior Dads

Father’s Day is just around the corner and many of us are looking for unique, thoughtful gifts for our senior dads. We may be...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: June 15th

Abuse and neglect of the elderly is a worldwide problem. The totals run into more than 2 million cases each year. Almost 10% of...

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a month dedicated to spreading information about Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is often misunderstood or confused with other...