• Safety First

    Safety First

    With warmer weather on our doorstep, we’re all ready to forget about winter, get outdoors, do some renovations to make our homes safe. Read More

  • Making Peace with Uncertainty

    Making Peace with Uncertainty

    Recently, I had a conversation with our family’s doctor. “Why do you take all the complex patients?” I asked. “You’re amazing Read More

  • An Active Lifestyle

    An Active Lifestyle

    If you could do one thing to reduce the chance of heart disease by half, you’d be selecting exercise. Read More

  • Accessible Launch Dock

    Accessible Launch Dock

    101 Ontarians received AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Awards to recognize their passion and commitment in promoting awareness of accessibility and inclusiveness in the community. Read More

  • EnAbling Playspaces

    EnAbling Playspaces

    101 Ontarians received AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Awards to recognize their passion and commitment in promoting awareness of accessibility and inclusiveness in the community. Read More

  • Now Hear This!

    Now Hear This!

    What issues do people develop with their hearing as they age, and what steps can be taken to address the issues? Read More

  • Caregiving Survival Tips

    Caregiving Survival Tips

    Based on lessons learned in the book, 'Letters from Madelyn: Chronicles of a Caregiver' here are some of my tried and true survival tips... Read More

  • The Beef and Bacon Controversy

    The Beef and Bacon Controversy

    Who can you trust? The media isn’t always the most reliable when it comes to public health and safety. Read More

  • Vision and Hearing

    Vision and Hearing

    More than 45 per cent of Canadians aged 65 years and older have co-occurring vision and hearing loss. Read More

  • Prevent Hospitalization

    Prevent Hospitalization

    Each year, thousands of older adults end up in hospital as a result of accidents at home, medication mismanagement, frailty or mental health issues. Read More

  • Caregiver Burnout...

    Caregiver Burnout...

    Jennifer is into her fourth year as a full-time caregiver to her husband, who has suffered several strokes, and also to her mother, who has extreme arthritis and mobility issues. Read More

  • Your Home, Your Independence

    Your Home, Your Independence

    What is a home? It is a place where you have lived for years. A place where you might have raised a family; celebrated holidays and birthdays; shed tears of joy and sadness; and argued and forgiven. Read More

  • Look Good, Feel Great

    Look Good, Feel Great

    Remember, feeling great isn’t just about your outward appearance. It’s about boosting your mood, improving your health and maybe even jump-starting your love life! Read More

  • Lucky You: You Still Have Your Mom

    Lucky You: You Still Have Your Mom

    While she doesn’t complain, Kathie feels tired … and a bit overwhelmed by her never-ending family responsibilities. She wonders how many other people are dealing with similar issues. Read More

  • Getting Older Does Not Suck

    Getting Older Does Not Suck

    This week, I will celebrate my 57th birthday. And you know what? I’m excited about it, and I like it! Read More

  • The Healing Power of Pets

    The Healing Power of Pets

    Whether it’s playing with a pooch or petting a purring kitty, there’s no doubt that pets can bring their owners (young and old) plenty of joy. Read More

  • Travel Tips

    Travel Tips

    Many of us want to travel to see friends and family or to explore new locations for as long as we can. Read More

  • Substitute Decision-Makers:

    Substitute Decision-Makers:

    When the role of Substitute Decision-Maker (SDM) is accepted, the most important step is to talk with the person asking you to take that responsibility. Read More

  • Sexuality and Aging

    Sexuality and Aging

    How people experience and express their sexuality will change throughout their lives. Aging brings about natural changes, both physically and emotionally. Read More

  • Caring for Mom

    Caring for Mom

    Remember when your mother spat on a hankie to clean a spot on your face? Yuk! All she was trying to do was make you look clean and tidy, and be a credit to her. Read More

  • Health, Longevity and the Art of living

    Health, Longevity and the Art of living

    Whether you’re looking to exercise your mind or your body, for better or worse, richer or poorer, there’s bound to be an activity that will appeal to your sense of well-being. Read More

  • Recognition Deserved

    Recognition Deserved

    The personal support worker (PSW) is rarely, if ever, found on a “Top 10” list of “who to watch” and “who to thank.” Read More

  • Senior's Housing

    Senior's Housing

    When is the best time to embrace retirement living? When is it time to accept help? Is it ever too late to make a lifestyle change? Read More

  • Dementia-Related Wandering

    Dementia-Related Wandering

    Wandering is one of the potential symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Read More

  • EnAbling Change

    EnAbling Change

    Executive Director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury (LDAS), Ron Lessard has been recognized as an Accessibility Champion for his leadership in several areas. Read More

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