Maintaining healthy brain function becomes more important as we age. We want to stay in shape physically but keeping our smarts is just as important. One way to do this is by playing cards. Always popular and lots of...
The holiday season is upon us. For most of us, this is a happy time of bonding with friends and family. The holidays, however, can be a time of sadness for seniors. Additionally, health problems and physical limitations can...
The holiday season is the traditional time for end of year get-togethers with family members and loved ones. We share food, gifts and most of all, memories. But for those with dementia and their caregivers, the holiday season can...
High energy levels require healthy eating during the holidays. However, brain fog and lethargy due to poor diet limits us. This article navigates the tempting delicacies with helpful holiday eating tips and recipes. Use Fresh Ingredients             It’s tricky to consume foods...
If you were to be asked what one plant you associate most with Christmas it would be the poinsettia. The poinsettia is also known as the Christmas Star and is indigenous to Mexico. There are over 100 cultivated varieties...
It isn't too long until the holidays arrive and there are activities that all ages can enjoy. Even older adults who have physical or cognitive limitations can still enjoy many of the activities that their friends and family have...
What do you think of when you think of the holidays? No matter who you are, days like Christmas, Boxing Day, Hanukah, and New Year’s Eve are bound to launch a colourful slideshow of images in your mind.             If your...
Hallowe’en is making a comeback. Every year we see more homes decorated in orange and black with spooky creatures on the lawns and black paper cats on the windows. Hallowe’en is not just for kids! You're never too old!...
Both Canada and the US have special holidays commemorating their countries. In Canada, this is Canada Day, celebrated on July 1. It celebrates confederation, July 1, 1867 when the three colonies came together as one country. In the US,...
This year Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 17th. This is the day we celebrate and honour our fathers. There are several accounts of how Father’s Day began but most agree it began on June 19, 1910. An earlier...
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