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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...

3 Things a Financial Advisor Does to Improve Financial Health

Many aren't sure what a financial advisor does or are afraid to ask. That is apparent when you look at the statistics of North...

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is stressful in so many ways, to the point that caregivers eventually burnout from the work. It's hard on you physically,...

Caregiving for Those With Schizophrenia

Caregivers for those with schizophrenia are reaching a breaking point in many countries. The average age of a caregiver for someone with schizophrenia is...

Music Can Help Those With Dementia

We've long known that music can affect our moods, enhancing happiness or making us feel sad. But music is also a useful therapy tool...

Age Gracefully With 7 Things You Already Know!

No matter how old we are or aren't, we often think about aging and how to age gracefully. It's part of human nature. A...

Can Your Medications Cause Falls?

Many of us take medication as we age but do we check to see if this medication may make us prone to falling? Older...