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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.

Learn About Senior Tax Deductions

Tax season is here. Some seniors have their income tax prepared by a tax preparation company For those who do their own taxes make...

Oral Health as You Age

Growing older doesn’t mean losing all of your teeth. You aren’t necessarily condemned to a future of wearing dentures that are whiter than white....

Senior Nutrition: Eating Right as you Age

March is National Nutrition Month. Most think of nutrition as eating food that keeps you healthy but it’s more than that. Nutrition means providing...

Senior Homelessness and Poverty

The number of homeless seniors in Canada and other “wealthy” countries is rising. As of 2016 those over 50 accounted for more than 41...

Respiratory Health for Seniors

As we age our respiratory system shows the resulting effects, just like the rest of our body. Our lungs decrease in efficiency, bringing in...

Old Fashioned Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Originating hundreds of years ago in the 4th century, at one time Valentine’s Day had a darker connotation. It later evolved to honor at...

Winter Fire Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter has its own set of rules for fire safety. It is particularly important to go over fire safety with seniors before the beginning...

Managing With Low Vision

More than 5 million people in the US alone are considered visually impaired. In Canada, approximately half a million Canadians are living with some...

Living Well With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder, occurring when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own tissues. It is a chronic, inflammatory disorder that doesn’t...

How to Live a Long Life

Some of us live to a remarkably old age and manage to stay healthy. Others die far younger than you would think. Sometimes due...