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Gail Willowby

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Celebrating Mother’s Day With Seniors

Mother’s Day (May 13th) will soon be here and families will celebrate the occasion, remembering the sacrifices their mothers have made over the years....

Treating Fibromyalgia in Seniors

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes extreme tiredness and pain in muscles, joints and bones. The symptoms are widespread and there is no...

Ideas for Seniors on Earth Day

Earth Day falls on Sunday, April the 22nd this year. This year Earth Day revolves around ending the use of plastics. Plastics poison and...

Is Alzheimer’s Disease Hereditary?

When a parent or grandparent is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s normal for us to wonder if this is a hereditary disease. Many of...

Enhancing Quality of Life for Seniors

Caregivers, particularly family members who are caregivers, want to spend time with their loved ones in a meaningful way. But lack of time tends...

How to Cope With Empty Nest Syndrome

You spend years looking after your children and preparing them for when they are on their own. When the time comes and they have...

Pros and Cons of Condo Living

Look at any large city in Canada and you will notice the number of condos being built. Condo living has become a way to...

Downsizing for Retiring Seniors

Moving into a new residence quite often means downsizing. For many seniors who owned a family home, a smaller home, apartment or senior residence...

Food Service in Senior Living Communities

Even in some of the best and most expensive senior living communities, the meals are mediocre at best. High prices can far outweigh the...

How to Speak Kindly to Aging Parents

Sometimes our elderly parents may do or say things that really bother us. They may repeat stories many times, forgetting they’ve already told you...