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...
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the year 2030 will mark a turning point in history for the aging population of the United States. In less than 12 years, all baby boomers will be older than age 65, expanding...
Since many seniors want to stay in their homes as they age, making their living space safe is of utmost importance. Though they may be in good health their flexibility, eyesight and balance are not as good as they...
Although I teach seniors balance and the importance of not falling; however, there might be the possibility that you may be faced with having to get up after a fall.  One thing that I have learned by speaking to, observing and training,...
Municipal elections will soon be held in Ontario. Though it’s important for everyone to vote, the role of seniors in each election is very important. With the growing number of older adults and seniors, their vote is a powerful...
September 22 is annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day. This day is to help bring awareness of how falls can impact your body and your life. It is also a day where information will be provided to help you prevent...
Many of us have worries or concerns about someone taking financial advantage of our senior parents. The number of scammers worldwide has grown. Our parents may not be gullible but they can still believe what they are told on...
Most of us have upgraded our computers or laptops over the years. Our first thought before giving them away was what we would do with the personal data that was on it. It’s no different with cellphones. When you...
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