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The Cost Of Retiring

Aug 08, 2011

You know you need to save for your retirement, but how much money will you need to live comfortably after you retire? Here are five tips from Chartered Accountant Anne Chun, President of Anne Chun Professional Corporation in Toronto.


Your Time

Aug 17, 2011

It is important to take time each day to spend for and on yourself. It may seem you don’t have the time, it is selfish, or there are more important things to do. In fact, in the scheme of things and as a caregiver, one of the most important things you can do each day is to spend at least ten to fifteen minutes on yourself. By doing so, you help yourself as well as those around you. Those ten to fifteen minutes spent on yourself can help you relax, ease tension, and refresh yourself. That time can help you return to your caregiver tasks with renewed energy and a new perspective.


The benefits of an active adult living home

Aug 17, 2012

Active adult living is an emerging trend in retirement communities, which allows residents to live independently and receive services when they want or need them.


Dr . Amy: Health and Wellness for Caregivers

Feb 07, 2012

Caregivers need to tend to their own needs in order to be most effective in helping their loved ones who are ill. Our continuing quest for good quality of life needs to include ourselves as well as the patient. Read more...


Hypertension: Eight Important Facts You Should Know

Feb 10, 2012

These eight important facts about "the Silent Killer" can not only minimize the risk of causing hypertension, but they can also reduce the symptoms of it altogether and improve your overall wellbeing. Read more...


Four ways to beat the weather blues

Mar 29, 2012

The weather report is often bad even when it's spring. Don't buy into the hype. Here's how to enjoy the weather and get your life back in balance!


Six Simple Exercises to Prepare You For Any Activity

Apr 12, 2012

Getting into a daily exercise routine can be hard but these six simple exercises can prepare you for any activity throughout the day.


Caring for Aging Parents: Five ways to Find the Humour

Apr 30, 2012

Fed up dealing with your aging parents? When was the last time you laughed? Try this to ditch the stress and get the funny back.


Caring for Elderly Parents: How to Feel Positive

May 01, 2012

As a caregiver you constantly battle emotions and balance responsibilities and demands every day. But don't forget what brings you happiness.


Sunrise Men's Club: A night out with 'the boys'!

May 02, 2012

The Men's Club is a social program just for men at Sunrise Senior Living in Oakville. Check out their adventures in the new column by Mark Giordani!


Five Ways Dark Chocolate Boosts Seniors Health

May 08, 2012

Want to boost your brain's function and reduce cardiovascular disease? Eat dark chocolate! Be sure to try the easy recipes here too.


Need motivation to exercise? Try prediction events!

May 10, 2012

With warmer spring weather comes our desire to be outdoors and active but it can be hard to stay motivated. Prediction activities can help!


Seniors Fight Depression Naturally With Exercise and Sleep

May 18, 2012

Seniors can help themselves to alleviate depression with regular exercise. It improves mood, strength and balance and sleep.


Six ways to improve your life this summer

Jun 13, 2012

If your life needs a lift, summer's a great time to make it happen. You can influence your own happiness much more than you think.


Ten retirement home activities to keep you active & healthy

Aug 15, 2012

Here are ten common retirement home activities. 'Read more': Read more...






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