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Best places to retire in Ontario

Top cities in Ontario for seniors

These top 10 cities to retire in Ontario are ideal for seniors who are looking for low cost with lots of activities and amenities. Read more…

A life with meaning

Women Running in Breast Cancer Rally

“We have come to medicalize aging … [as if it] were just one more clinical problem to overcome. However, it is not only medicine that is needed in one’s declining years but life—a life with meaning, a life as rich and full as possible.” —Oliver Sacks Teenagers often can’t wait to get to university, though […]

Best places to retire in Canada

Best places to retire in Canada

Wondering where you should retire? These senior-centered cities are the best places to retire in Canada. Read more…

Aging Without Boundaries: 30 Years of Celebrating

Three Elderly Woman laughing on patio

The month of June celebrates Seniors Month in Ontario with the 2014 theme being “Aging Without Boundaries: 30 Years of Celebrating” Read More… .

How’s your memory?

Mature woman using computer at home

Baycrest Health Sciences have created an online test for seniors that will determine their brain health status. This online test has been created by experts for those worried about dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Read More…

Home Safety for Seniors

Home Safety for Seniors

Each year, millions of Canadian seniors visit the emergency due to lack of home safety. Read more…

Cognitive Testing For Senior Drivers in Ontario

A senior woman at the wheel of her car

Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation has changed the license renewal process for drivers 80 and over. What does this mean for seniors in Ontario? Read More…

Senior Housing in Canada: 2013 Report

Canadian housing

The landscape of senior housing in Canada is changing. Find out how. Read more…

Stress threatens health of spousal caregivers

Spousal caregiver

News Release, Right at Home Canada, March 21, 2014 Many of the approximately 1.1 million spousal caregivers in Canada today are facing a stress that they have never experienced before… caring for a loved one with dementia; a disease that is projected to double over the next several years.  From frustrating situations of memory loss […]

Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors – Part 3: Senior-Friendly Communities

An Elderly Lady Smiling at a Social Event

Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors is helping grow senior-friendly cities and communities all over the province. The third of this 3-part series looks at the development of these communities, elderly persons centres, and life leases. Read More…