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When Should You Rightsize?

Retirees are often living in the same home in which they raised their families. The neighbourhoods are often suburban with large yards and far...

Helping Those With Dementia to Navigate the Holidays

The holiday season is the traditional time for end of year get-togethers with family members and loved ones. We share food, gifts and most...

Holiday Activities for Seniors

It isn't too long until the holidays arrive and there are activities that all ages can enjoy. Even older adults who have physical or...

What is Respite Care?

Caring for someone who is elderly, quite often a loved one, is a full-time commitment. You are on call 24 hours a day. The...

Gratitude Has Its Benefits

Gratitude or thankfulness comes from the Latin word gratus: “pleasing or thankful”. It’s a feeling of appreciation for receiving kindness, help or some other...

Preparing for Widowhood Financially

Women are more than three times as likely as men to lose their spouses. There are many more widows than there are widowers and...

We Don’t Just Get Wiser as We Age

Society is aging, with the demographics slowly shifting to a larger number of people who are over 60 years of age. We’ve always read...

Breast Cancer in Seniors

Breast cancer occurs when there are abnormalities or mutations in the genes. This results in unsuppressed growth in the breast cells which may result...

How to Plan Your Funeral Wisely

A memorial service and funeral should be meticulously planned. Funeral planning can help your family and friends to grieve more effectively. You should write...

Protecting Your Personal Data

Most of us have upgraded our computers or laptops over the years. Our first thought before giving them away was what we would do...