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February 20, 2017

Nearly one in four adults aged 65 and older has trouble walking or climbing stairs--and 3.4 million older adults have trouble taking care of their personal needs, such as dressing or bathing. As we age, these difficulties can impact our wel...

January 1, 2017

An elderly couple forced to live in two separate residential care homes in British Columbia have been reunited. 

Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk gained global attention in August when Bartyik shared a heartbreaking photo of the couple weeping w...

November 12, 2016

The Coalition for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents' Rights says home care for seniors should fall under the jurisdiction. 

"The initiative is very clear that we need to make sure that seniors can live at home as long as they're able." 

Cass...

November 9, 2016

Balance information: Learn the reasons seniors fall, how balance works, the secrets of good balance and regaining balance. 

Find your balance exercise checklist here>>

October 9, 2016

It’s never too late to pick up a musical instrument. In fact there are many reasons why it’s a great idea, particularly in old age. 

We normally hear about reasons to increase music education for children, and for good cause. There are many...

Two St. Joseph High school students working on their senior project have come up with a wheelchair game that encourages senior citizens with disabilities to exercise and to improve their physical health. This "gadget", a wheel-chair mounted...

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Tap your holiday stress-busting super power: Breathing

November 25, 2016

In the face of holiday stress, better breathing reduces physical tension, promotes mindfulness, and helps us rest. 

Despite the myriad joys the season...

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