Got aging parents at home?
In Canada and other countries, as the weather grows cold and winter approaches, preparing your car is important. Winter driving is considerably different than driving during the warmer seasons. Between snow and blowing snow, blizzards and freezing rain, you...
Lease or buy a vehicle? Which is better for seniors? The debate for either one seems good at the onset. Buying a vehicle allows you more freedom and you can drive as many miles as you like. Then you...
As the weather starts to warm up we all start to think of ways that we can get outside more. We want to walk more and even start cycling. Cycling is generally a safe activity, but as a senior...
Taking a senior loved one or a senior friend out for a meal is a very special time for you both.  To make the most out of the experience for you both, there are things you might consider before...
As we get older physical changes in our bodies make it easier for us to fall. Many elderly people have health conditions that cause mobility problems and instability in their walking. They may take medications for these conditions which...
As we get older quite often we find ourselves in pain, sometimes from arthritis or from a chronic illness. Pain can be debilitating and become so intense that it keeps us from moving around. Every movement seems to make...
Seniors want to keep driving as long as possible. It helps them to stay independent. If you have driven for most of your life, the thought of having your license taken away because of your age is one of...
Do you know where the danger zones are in your home? Do you know how to make them safer? Your Life, Your Home, Your Freedom             Your home provides independence. It is the place you feel most safe. However, there are dangers...
You know what it’s like to travel from place to place in your own city or community. The traffic is busy, driving can be dangerous and at times, pedestrians are at risk just crossing the street. If it’s this...
Many seniors have mobility problems, leading to a lower quality of life and quite often, accidents resulting in serious consequences. Many accidents that happen to seniors involve falls, most of which lead to a loss of mobility or, in...