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Sam is a writing enthusiast who enjoys researching various articles around new aging, seniors and the aging market in general. Anything to help others understand new and updated information about getting older.

How Much Money Will You Need to Retire?

There have always been standards in the amount of money you will need to retire. Different people have various ways of figuring out how...

Care Planning For Your Parents

Don’t wait too long to plan future care for a parent or loved one. Many of us wait until there is a medical emergency...

Planning For A Hospital Stay

Life happens and we can not always determine when we may need to be hospitalized. Illnesses, injuries or accidents often land us in the...

The Signs of Depression in Seniors

What does depression looks like? Lack of interest, lethargy and sadness are all visible signs that we notice. Depression in seniors can manifest itself...

Recognizing Dementia in Seniors

Mild cognitive difficulties can arise in seniors. There is a normal decline as we age, most often noticed in memory lapses, problem solving abilities...

The Joys of Becoming a Grandparent

Nothing compares to the feeling you get when you receive the news that you are about to become a grandparent. Many of us suddenly...

How Baby Boomers Can Save Money

In less than 15 years, all baby boomers will pass the age of 65. At this time they will make up more than 20%...

Helping a Parent Change to Assisted Living

Making the change to assisted living is difficult for a senior, even one who has chosen this themselves. Your loved one may understandably regret their...

Do You Need Access to Respite Care?

Respite care is temporary care which is provided to caregivers. It provides short term care or breaks for families and other unpaid caregivers. Caring...

Can Seniors Become Blood Donors?

January is National Blood Donor Month. Blood donors are needed badly ever year. In Canada, only 7% of the population has the same blood...