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10 Fun Facts About Canada DayJul 01, 2011
The Canada Day long weekend is finally here . With the fireworks scheduled tonight, hamburgers on the grill and cold drinks in the cooler, there is so much to love about our national holiday. But did you know these interesting facts?
Comfort Life News Round-Up: The Sandwich GenerationJul 08, 2011
Considering that July is officially the "Sandwich Generation" Month, we noticed a lot of buzz in the news about them . What is the Sandwich Generation you ask? They are the generation of people who are caring for young children and teens while providing some kind of assistance for elderly parents.
Comfort Life News Round-Up: When Should Seniors Stop Driving?Jul 15, 2011
With an increasing number of elderly drivers we've noticed a lot of news and discussion around seniors and senior driving. Here's what caught our eye this week:
How To Choose A Retirement CommunityJul 20, 2011
Making the decision to move into a retirement community is usually a difficult one to make for retirees and for their families. Even more difficult, is the laborious process of visiting and evaluating the many different retirement communities and trying to decide which one is for you! They all look great and have various levels of services and facilities that its very easy to get caught up in the glitter and gold.
The Cost of Living And Retiring At HomeJul 25, 2011
"Living at home is free, why move?" is the most common mindset when seniors are asked about the option of moving to a retirement community. But is aging at home really free? With the unforeseen costs of in-home care assistance, home retro fitting or transportation assistance, many retirees may not realize that aging at home is not as "free" as believed especially if unanticipated health issues were to arise.
Are You Currently Planning Your Kids’ Retirement?Aug 10, 2011
Over the last few years, we have seen the market crash and burn, and Social Security is on its way toward doing the same. So, if we’re scrambling to salvage our retirement income, imagine what it will be like for your kids. If you haven’t done that already, one expert has some good news for you. Are You Currently Planning Your Kids’ Retirement?
Comfort Life News Round-Up: "Till Mid-Life Do Us Part"Aug 05, 2011
While the overall divorce rate on a steady the decline with the Generation-X er's, the divorce rate amongst young seniors and the newly retired is steadily climbing! There has been a lot of speculation and discussion as to the reasons why the "I do" ends with "I don't".
Comfort Life News Round-Up: Seniors And DatingAug 12, 2011
Its no surprise that in light of the increasing divorce rate amongst new retirees and the younger seniors, (see last weeks news-round-up), that there is also an increase in the amount of seniors hitting the dating scene again. With that flood gate open, we've seen a lot of new services and resources available to help seniors prepare for date night!
Comfort Life News Round-Up: Seniors and SleepAug 26, 2011
"Why can't I sleep?... Where are those damn sleeping pills..." Believe it or not is a very common statement mumbled by thousands to seniors ever single night. Is it a health problem? Indigestion from dinner? perhaps too much fresh air? Should you be concerned? Sleeping disorders are very common and can be caused by a variety of reasons.
Are Impulse Buys Killing Your Retirement?Aug 31, 2011
How Coffee, Muffins and Lunch Can Add Up to More Gold In Your Golden Years
Comfort Life News Round-up: Senior JobsSep 09, 2011
For many of those entering the twilight of their careers, retirement isn't about "throwing in the towel", its about new beginnings. With Boomers living longer and healthier lives than the generation before them, many are using their retirement to do something entrepreneurial they've always wanted... The birth of the Encore Career