World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th. This day is to focus our attention on our need to prevent elder abuse. This year's theme is social inclusion. What is social inclusion? It is a process of improving how...
49% of drivers report regularly thinking about arriving on time while driving Londoners are most likely to think about arriving on time (52%), Welsh drivers are the most likely to think about future planning (27%) and those in...
While the internet promises us an easier alternative to access services, content, and products, we should remember that its downsides are equally monumental. Acknowledging this will help us appreciate the need for adopting practices that will ensure we remain...
It's a fact: according to the Center for Disease Control, each year three million senior citizens accidentally fall in what is becoming an epidemic that could be largely preventable. Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries...
It was after seeing a local news story in Toronto one morning that Newmarket entrepreneur John Vickers decided to follow up on a long held idea. The story concerned a local tragedy from the previous evening where within a...
Recently we published an article all about beautiful, sunny Australia. Today, we’re heading in a different direction and for those of our followers located in Canada (and/or much of northern United States) we’ll be writing about a topic much...
The AA has released a new video which aims to tackle car theft and car crime after the AA survey found the following:             · 1 in 4 don’t think about car crime · 1 in 10 think modern cars are theft-proof ·...
Who knew navigating a bathroom could be so frustrating and potentially unsafe.  Well, I did, at least I thought so until I had my own experiences in 2017 and into 2018.  Below, I outline the challenges and solutions I...
Entering your golden years doesn’t necessarily mean losing your independence. When Marc and Marlyn Spivak downsized from their large single-family home into a Lincolnshire, Illinois condominium, the active couple were determined to spend their retirement in the comfort of...
The holidays are a festive time for family gatherings, gift giving and entertaining friends from near and far. It’s also the season when scammers step up their efforts to try to swindle potential victims, among them seniors.             Older people are...
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