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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.

Medic Alert Awareness Month

August is Medic Alert Awareness Month, dedicated toward educating the public on the needs and uses of Medic Alert ID’s. For more than 50...

International Dog Assistance Week

Seniors, as well as the disabled, use assistance dogs. They can help with mobility and daily tasks. With the help of assistance dogs, seniors...

What/What Not to Say to a Grieving Person

As we age, we inevitably experience more loss. Loved ones pass away, friends become ill with incurable diseases. We grieve. Grieving can cause us...

Shingles and the Shingles Vaccine

Herpes zoster, known as shingles, is an infection of the skin. It’s caused by a reactivation of the same virus which causes chickenpox, varicella-zoster....

The Benefits of Meditation on Senior Health

Meditation is a great stress reliever. The combination of deep breathing and relaxation brings a state of mindfulness that benefits your health in many...

Hot Weather Safety for Seniors

Summer is upon us and both young and old alike are enjoying the sunny days outdoors. Many families spend time together travelling, having backyard...

How to Prevent Senior Falls

One of the most common causes for fractures in seniors is from falls. Falls are the leading cause of hospitalization and in some cases...

Caregiver Statistics: A Nation of Caregivers

As our nation ages and baby boomers become seniors, many family members have become a full time caregiver. They may have children who still...

June is National Great Outdoors Month

This June, celebrate all of the wonders of the great outdoors by getting outside during National Great Outdoors Month. What began as Great Outdoor...

June is Seniors Month in Ontario

This June marks the 33rd anniversary of Seniors Month in Ontario. This year’s theme is “Living Your Best Life”. Seniors Month is a province...