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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.

Self-Neglect in the Elderly

One of the most common scenarios regarding senior health is the elderly person who neglects themselves. Self-neglect is a growing problem. Self-neglect is an...

Do You Practice Self-Care?

July 24th is International Self-Care Day, a celebration which stresses the importance of self-care to your health, especially as you age. Self-care is eating...

Celebrate National Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 23rd is National Gorgeous Grandma Day. This is the day to make sure your grandmother knows just how gorgeous she is and just...

Celebrating National Picnic Month

July is National Picnic Month and what better way to celebrate beautiful weather than to pack a picnic lunch and spend the day outdoors...

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...