Father's Day is Sunday, June 17th. This is the time to show your dad just how much you care about him. Whether your father lives alone, with family or in an assisted living facility, there are ways you can...
When she was a child, Marta Chomyn’s parents instilled the mantra she lives by to this day: Leave the place better than when you came in. Now as a mother of four and grandmother to eight, Marta takes that...
One September, we took our most fondly remembered trip yet—to Croatia. We flew into Split on United Airlines and took a short taxi ride to Trogir. We spent our first nights in Trogir’s small but mighty ApartHotel Bellevue—mighty mostly...
By undertaking hobbies and interests as you get older, you can add some more variety to your life. These pastimes can also reduce the risk of suffering from loneliness in your elderly years, not to mention offering so many...
There’s this (mostly) cheerful guy named Max, who has Asperger’s. He’d like to go on a date with the (always) overwhelmed Victoria, who also has Asperger’s. Finally, Max summons the courage to make the call. A miracle happens and Victoria...
When it’s time to tackle the estate of your family member or friend, assemble your team of helpers and start making plans for different roles each might be able to play. Who can help, taking into consideration the many...
Time to hit the road? Far from setting off into the sunset and enjoying a relaxing journey, travelling with a dog can be a fur-raising experience. Fear peeing, puking and pooing; shaking, barking, whining and whimpering. Yeah, safe to say...
Statistic Canada had released census data in 2017, the revealed that there are more elderly people living across Canada today. It’s actual fact, that the senior population in Canada made up 16.9% of the country’s overall population when the...
"I think I see the high school," I panted, as we dragged our rollies up the endless hill." God, I hope you're right," muttered my 80 year old husband. We're a couple of Canadian seniors and we had definitely...
Sometimes events conspire and life becomes a series of missteps. And in the midst of any given situation, it’s hard to figure out when something that happens is a bad thing or a good thing. To wit, I recently...
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