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Seven Best Places to Retire in Canada

Comfort Life presents seven of Canada’s top retirement cities and towns from coast to coast. Do you agree? What are your favourites?

Memories, moments, food

Divakar Raju is a chef … but he serves a lot more than food …     “If people are feeling hungry, they’ll put a piece of cheese between two piece of bread. When they come down, they want more than that. They want to have a social experience, to come down to talk at the […]

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 […]

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…

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 […]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma awareness month. Vision loss can be prevented if glaucoma is detected and treated early. Read more…

3 Tips to Avoid Heat Stroke

Avoid heat stroke this summer

Keep the seniors in your life safe and cool with these 3 tips to avoid heat stroke. Read more…

Brain Health for Seniors & Their Families

senior couple playing chess

A brain workout is just as important as regular exercise and good diet when it comes to good, long-term health. Read more…

Having the Courageous Conversation About Long-Term Care

No one likes to have to have the ‘courageous conversation’ with their parents about the possibility of needing long-term care but Jane Baufus discusses why it’s important to do it sooner than later. Read more…