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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 Do Seniors in Canada Spend Their Time?

The population in Canada is aging. Baby boomers are retiring, life spans are expanding and fertility rates are dropping. The result is an increasing...

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is still one of the most common causes of death. Having high blood pressure can lead to strokes, heart attacks, kidney...

The Truth About Retirement

The dictionary’s definition of retirement is to “withdraw from one’s position or occupation or from active working life.” A century ago retirement didn’t exist....

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%...