relocation stress syndrome

How To Avoid Senior Relocation Stress Syndrome

              Symptoms of Relocation Stress Syndrome are: exhaustion sleep disturbance anxiety grief depression disorientation. These can be exacerbated by the death of a loved one, dementia, poor physical health, frailty, no...
Senior Living Choices Decisions

Senior Living Choices: Decisions Are Not Easy

It is a fairly common scenario: the daughter who was the primary care giver of her 84 year old mother was sitting together with her in my office. “I feel...
homeless

Prevent Homelessness With Universal Design

The Older Womenʼs Network Housing Committee is calling for a change to federal and provincial building codes to require that all new multi-unit buildings be Universal Design. Universal Design will accommodate everyone...
easy holiday recipes

Easy Holiday Recipes

  Your house may be bustling with guests around the holidays. It’s hard to focus on nutrition when constantly entertaining and visiting your loved ones. Here are some holiday recipes that...
retirement

10 Tips To A Happy Retirement

Not too long ago, we saw those commercials about retiring early – pictures of healthy seniors golfing, travelling and enjoying their retirement. Does retirement really look like this? Is...

Downsizing for Boomers and Seniors #3: What to Sell

CALLS  CALLS  CALLS People call us and say, “My children won’t take much, the consignment shop doesn’t want anything, the auctioneer is very negative about selling my furniture.” Some weeks we...
grandchildren

Shopping for Grandchildren Help is Here!

Many of us are not as close to our grandchildren as we would like to be, due to our children living in other areas, yet when Christmas arrives...