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Minding My Elder - Things I've Learned Caring for my Mum

Minding My Elder – Things I’ve Learned Caring for my Mum

As I find myself in the throes of a mid-life crisis including transitioning jobs, wild hormone fluxes, and dating debacles, my mother celebrates her 80th birthday—a year marked by tears (from spilled milk), spotty online training (in pharmacology and doctor graphology), and an overwhelming sense loss (in the aisle of adult undergarments). My mum always says “laugh and the world laughs with you”; thankfully my sense of humour is still intact. . read column

Seniors Speak Out

Seniors Speak Out

Seniors Speak Out pays tribute to seniors who are making a difference. It lets seniors talk about what matters to them in words, pictures and video. read column

Adventures Of The Sandwich Generation

Adventures Of The Sandwich Generation

The Adventures of the Sandwich Generation is for all those boomers squeezed between the demands of raising their kids and the responsibilities of caring for their elderly parents – all while managing their own issues in-between. It’s a celebration of this exhilarating and sometimes heartbreaking ride and an attempt to provide insight, advice—and wherever possible, humour. read column

The Insider: Life inside a retirement community

Aging with Wisdom, Aging with Passion

Aging with Wisdom, Aging with Passion is a column focusing on sexual health and positive aging initiatives geared to older adults and seniors. Michele Cauch of SageHealth Network discusses older adults and seniors’ needs related to senior sexuality, dating, and romance. Reader discretion is advised: Must be 18 years of age or over to read this column. read column

The Insider: Life inside a retirement community

Healthy Aging 101

Healthy Aging 101 gives sound, easy-to-follow advice for all adults interested in aging well including exercise (why and how), healthy eating and life balance strategies to fit it all into a busy life. We will also address issues that are currently at the forefront of the healthy aging movement including: chronic disease prevention, hormone balance, stress management, preserving lean muscle to prevent falls, conquering chronic pain and retaining healthy brain function. read column

The Insider: Life inside a retirement community

Moving On: Making a housesold decision

Moving On: Making a Housesold Decision: Selling your home can be complicated at the best of times, selling your home if you’re a senior adds a whole different degree of complexity. With literally dozens of important decisions to be made, mistakes can be costly so you need expert advice. Make sure you hire an agent with seniors experience and a good knowledge of the local real estate market who will work to protect your interests. read column

Seniors Speak Out

Comfort Life News Round-Up

Comfort Life News Round-Up focuses on the senior and boomer news that caught our eye this week both nationally and internationally. read column

The Insider: Life inside a retirement community

The Insider: Life Inside a Retirement Community

The Insider takes you inside retirement communities to meet staff and residents and to learn about the wonderful things that happen there every day. read column

Cheers to Life: Assisted living means making each day count.

Cheers to Life: Assisted living means making each day count

Just because we require a little bit of help doesn’t mean we can’t fill our days with the things we love and cherish. For seniors in need of varying degrees of assistance, it is vital that excellent care is an afterthought and the focus is on living. read column

Cheers to Life: Assisted living means making each day count.

Comfort Life TV Spotlight

A column about all things visual from Comfort Life TV. Look for featured videos about the Sandwich Generation and Seniors, special inside stories on programs and experiences at community living and retirement homes. read column