When you think of prison what comes to mind? Cold, damp, unpleasantness? Uncomfortable?When you think of your home what comes to mind? Warmth, love and contentment? Comfort?When you think of a long term care facility or nursing home what...
We have helped over 3000 people with the downsizing process and have often found that older seniors don’t know what to keep.We start by asking them what is important to them and how do they want to live in...
Your retirement can often bring with it a desire to pick up or focus on your hobbies. Even if they are not based in the world of tech, it is possible for you to use tech to your advantage...
A memorial service and funeral should be meticulously planned. Funeral planning can help your family and friends to grieve more effectively. You should write down your final wishes in your estate planning documents so your funeral can be thoughtfully...
What is Elder Abuse? Abuse of seniors is a serious problem that can have physical, emotional, and financial consequences. Although abuse can take many forms, it generally refers to any type of harm or mistreatment that is inflicted upon an...
The word 'retirement' summons up a variety of images. For most of us days full of sunshine, rounds of golf, pleasure cruises and family vacations spring to mind. Long-held ambitions can be fulfilled, bucket lists made and the items...
Most seniors are living on a fixed income. Their incomes rarely come with a raise and therefore these seniors are left unable to handle higher rent increases. In Canada we usually pay more attention to younger adults who are...
Many of us regard impending retirement as a stage of life when we can finally extricate ourselves from the challenging (and often exhausting) work world--and begin enjoying a less stressful, leisurely life.      By contrast, others see retirement and aging as...
The average retirement age in America is 62. You might be amazed to find that people aren’t waiting until 65, but you really shouldn’t be. It really shouldn’t be a shock – people’s health starts to falter, and partial...
As we age, many of us decide to downsize. Downsizing involves moving to a smaller living space, a smaller house, condo or apartment. If we’ve been living in our present home for many years we’re likely to have accumulated...