What is National Nutrition Month?

Sereen Woo Health & WellnessFebruary 17, 2017
Nnm
National Nutrition Month (NNM) is an annual campaign that kicks off in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses on...

Caregiver gift ideas

Bojana NedicCaregiving August 30, 2017
Holidays
According to Statistics Canada, 8 million Canadians provided care to family members or friends in 2012. While there are many rewards to providing care, stress is one of the consequences for caregivers, especially during the holidays. If you know a caregiver, remember that...

How to plan senior-friendly holidays

Neha AminSenior Lifestyle December 20, 2016
Family dinner
The holiday season is a happy, festive time for families to get together. Seniors sometimes find this time of year stressful and lonely. Holidays should be a time of joy for seniors too, so here are a few suggestions about how you can contribute to making their holidays merry and bright:

Technology that helps seniors age in place

Neha AminSenior Lifestyle November 25, 2016
Aging in place
You may be unfamiliar with the latest technology. But it can certainly help relieve some of the worries about your ability to live independently. Take the time to talk to your family members to discuss various systems that can help you to stay safe and ultimately support your desire to remain at home.

The benefits of dog ownership for seniors

Neha AminSenior Lifestyle November 25, 2016
Senior and dog
Having a well-behaved dog at home gives seniors many mental and social benefits. Is it time to consider a four-legged companion?