This year the winter solstice falls on December 21st.  Winter begins with dark evenings and cold temperatures. Snow falls in many parts of the world. The darker months tend to be quieter and a time to spend indoors, eating...
Originating hundreds of years ago in the 4th century, at one time Valentine’s Day had a darker connotation. It later evolved to honor at least one saint and by the 14th century started to become the holiday that we...
Mother’s Day (May 13th) will soon be here and families will celebrate the occasion, remembering the sacrifices their mothers have made over the years. Those with elderly mothers (some of whom are mothers themselves) may find it more difficult...
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...
Most of us are very busy as the holidays approach. After shopping for gifts, decorating our homes and attending parties, there is little time left. Don’t have time to bake all of the treats you’d like? Why not invite...
Whether you are still living at home or in a retirement or assisted living facility, Easter is always a time to celebrate with your grandkids! There are many easy and fun activities you can do to enjoy this time...
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...
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,...
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...
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...