Health & Well-Being

Health and wellness…..good health and healthy living all lead to wellness.
They go hand in hand don’t you think?
What does health and wellness mean to you?
The very thought of health and wellness can be very overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be.
It should be fun inspiring and very rewarding.

Did you know that October 10th is World Mental Health Day? Well it is! When you hear mental health, what comes to your mind? Millions of North Americans suffer from various forms of mental health issues, including our seniors. Senior health...
Do you know what a Special Needs Trust can do for you? This month, we’ll look at the many advantages a Special Needs Trust can offer you and your family. What is a Special Needs Trust? A Special Needs Trust, also known...
Irrespective of the changing laws surrounding medical marijuana, there is still a preponderance of people who don’t now, and never will, use these drugs.  The idea of using drugs is simply out of the question.  The irony is that...
As we age it is inevitable that we will lose some of our cognitive abilities. These are the skills which the brain uses to carry out various tasks, from the simple to the complex. They help us to remember,...
For those seniors who have the travel bug this winter, their biggest decision will be the destination: hot or cold; city or country; maybe an island cruise? Airlines and cruise lines have competitive rates and there are package deals...
A merry heart does good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.” (Proverbs 17:22) A Maryland School of Medicine study in 2005 showed that laughter is linked to the healthy function of blood vessels. It seems that...
When it comes to Estate Planning, it is crucial that you consider the issues that may arise after you have moved on. On top of all of our responsibilities, it may be difficult to set aside enough time to ensure...
Poor senior nutrition affects every part of your body, often in ways that aren’t understood. Besides having physical effects, what you eat can change your immune system, lower or raise your energy levels and calm or upset your mind....
senior wellness

You Are What You Eat!

The new norm with regards to nutrition seems to be the ages-old wisdom of Hippocrates: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” The Harvard Medical school newsletter, in “Nutrition 101: Good Eating for Good Health”, makes the...
Typically, people begin Estate Planning with the intention of avoiding Probate. Probate has been given a bad reputation, but there is nothing inherently “bad” about it at all. Probate protects a person’s rights and wishes in the event that they...