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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

The Loss of an Adult Child

Of the more than 2 million Americans who are over 90 approximately 7 percent have lost a child since 50. The number of seniors...

Resources for Caregivers

There are many caregivers who give thoughtlessly of their time and energy. Day after day they are helping patients or family members with daily...

You’re Never Too Old for Hallowe’en

Hallowe’en is making a comeback. Every year we see more homes decorated in orange and black with spooky creatures on the lawns and black...

The Importance of The Senior Vote

Municipal elections will soon be held in Ontario. Though it’s important for everyone to vote, the role of seniors in each election is very...

Fall Declutter and Organization

With autumn fast approaching many of us get into clean up mode. The summer months tend to be those when we do less around...

World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease, meaning that with time the symptoms worsen. The disease destroys memory and mental functions. In the first stages, there...

Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month. No matter what your age, staying your healthiest should be a top priority. As we get older it may...

Osteoporosis Prevention as You Age

We all hope to live a long and healthy life. However, for many of us genetics plays a major part in whether or not...

Boomers Making a Difference Month

August is Boomers Making a Difference Month. Baby boomers are typically identified as anyone born between 1945 and the early 1960’s. Though many have...

How to Show Respect to Elderly Parents

August 1 is Respect for Parents Day. Most of us know that small children and teenagers should respect their parents. But what about adult...