Got aging parents at home?
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...
One of the worst things that can make a senior feel really old is when they find out they are no longer allowed to drive. Many seniors depend on their vehicles to get around. They may live in a...
As much as we hate to admit it, growing older does affect our driving skills. Our vision, reflexes and reaction time deteriorate as we age. For some, the decline can make the difference between driving safely and driving dangerously....
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...
Daniel Bone discovers there is more to traveling in Switzerland than funicular railways, cable cars and elegant paddle steamers. Swiss retirees are leading the way in 21st century travel.             In March 2017 I decided to resign from work, load a...
For most seniors, driving is equated with freedom. When they get to the age where physical or mental impairment keeps them from driving, it causes a huge emotional upheaval for them. There are many factors which can impact the...
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...
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Safe Winter Walking

Chilly weather and shorter days are upon us, signalling the arrival of winter in the near future. For those of us who live in colder climates, winter brings with it a new set of challenges. Many of these challenges...
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...
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...