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How Long Should You Make CPP Contributions For?

Great question! There is so much uncertainty these days on the various pension plans (or lack of) amongst various countries. The CPP (Canadian Pension...

May 12 International Nurses Day and ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia International Awareness...

May 12th marks several days this year. International Nurses Day as well as ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia International Awareness Day. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known...

World Pulmonary Hypertension Day

May 5th is World Pulmonary Hypertension Day. This is an annual global event that raises awareness of pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension is a type...

Lower Your Risk of Developing Dementia – Drink Tea!

Tea contains antioxidants and has proven to be beneficial to your health in many ways. Studies have been done over the years to test...

Living Options for Seniors

Many of the baby boomers are now seniors and in the next thirteen years this demographic will grow. A lot of those who are...

In Home Risks for Dementia Patients

It is still amazing that so many people are affected by dementia in North America and around the world. The hardships that both the...

Let’s Get Ready for Allergy Season!

It's that time of year! Spring has sprung and so have allergies for some of us. There is still time to get ready for...

Tax Deductions and Credits for Seniors

In Canada, it's tax time and there are many tax deductions and credits for seniors that they may not be aware of. Seniors citizens...

Lifestyle Changes That Will Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

For those of us with high blood pressure, (140/90 or higher), medication and extreme lifestyle changes are necessary immediately. But many of us have...

Helping a Senior, Parent Their Grandchildren

Marlene's Story: Marlene, 63, had been taking care of her grandchildren for several months. Her daughter was having problems, including an abusive relationship. Children's Aid...