If you have physical, psychological or emotional limitations, you may find it difficult to do everyday tasks such as cooking, cleaning because of the energy output required to do those tasks. Read More
In this article, I share with you highlights from two of our speakers who are lawyers. Both spoke to the importance of planning for declining health and for the end of life. Read More
It is important to be able to distinguish whether memory losses are part of the normal process of aging or cause for concern. Read More
I met with a couple I have known for years. They had requested the meeting to discuss their “living will,” also known as an advance directive. Read More
The kitchen is the hub of every home—a place to cook and entertain, and where people spend a considerable amount of time. Read More
Be it due to health, mobility, finances, the need for a travelling companion or the fear of a tiring trip, a successful getaway takes time to plan. Read More
Regardless of this experience, older drivers have more collisions per kilometres driven than any other age group. Read More
When geriatricians and other specialists are asked to identify the common reasons for decline in older adults, we tend to agree that age alone is not a sufficient explanation. Read More
The best approach, says Letitia Rogers, a Music & Memory Coordinator, is to become a “music detective.” Read More
Gail Schwartz wants to keep her 85-year-old husband out of a nursing home as long as she can, but it isn’t easy. Read More
Caregiving is a complicated role, full of joy and sometimes grief and frustration. Read More
Does your family member have a ‘secret’ that makes you hesitant to seek care for them? Read More
Close to 60 per cent of the Canadian workforce do not have access to a workplace pension plan, according to the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP Canada). Read More
Like sunshine and vitamins, pets are just plain healthy for seniors. They are that spark plug to getting out among friends, keeping fit and making a senior’s day better. Read More
Arthritis is a form of joint disorder that literally means inflammation of a joint (from the Greek arthro, meaning joint, plus itis meaning inflammation). Read More
As an adult child of aging parents, you might notice a change in their behaviour as a result of stress, depression or anxiety. Read More
Long-term care homes provide higher levels of personal care and support than typically offered by retirement homes... Read More
Gordon Ramsay – yes, the intimidating chef from Hell’s Kitchen—did something very admirable for a fellow chef with epilepsy. Read More
Grandma loved us and kept us close in her heart. Her magnificent creations were a key part of the strong family bonds that she formed and cultivated. Read More
“Growing evidence suggests that the quality and patterns of one’s social relationships may be linked with a variety of health outcomes. Read More
Have those dreams of sitting on a tropical island, sipping martinis, been replaced by caregiving for a loved one? Make the most of retirement years with these words of advice:
I have had a love/hate relationship with lists and the practice of keeping lists throughout my life, and especially during the last 15 years of my illness (a rare form of fibromyalgia). Read More
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With the world’s population expecting to top two billion people over the age of 65 by 2050 and 2/3 of people still wanting to live in urban areas…
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Gordon Ramsay – yes, the intimidating chef from Hell’s Kitchen—did something very admirable for a fellow chef with epilepsy.
According to the CDC, about 329,000 people get affected by the Lyme disease every year in the United States.
This simple and savoury spinach quiche will melt in your mouth. It’s a great choice for a quick lunch.
My mother refuses to use her walker, and I’m worried she’ll fall. Any tips to encourage her to use it?
Everyone needs to exercise. Medical evidence provides overwhelming support for the benefits it provides for every condition under the sun, from arthritis to cancer.