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The Golden Years: Why They’re Truly the Best Time of Life


For many, the notion of growing older may conjure images of decline and limitations. However, the "golden years," typically referring to retirement age and beyond, can be some of life's most fulfilling and ...

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May

2024

Ways to Reduce Heart Disease in Seniors


Some heart diseases can be passed down from parent to child, but certain lifestyle choices can cause others. Some risk factors for getting heart disease are diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, a lack of exercise, high blood pressure...

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April

2024

Tips to help Prevent falls in Seniors


Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury in people 65 and older? Approximately 3 million seniors are treated for injuries caused by a fall yearly. About 20 percent of falls lead to head injuries in s...

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March

2024

Dementia and Brain Health


Dementia is an umbrella term used for multiple conditions involving symptoms affecting the brain's functioning. It is a chronic condition that worsens over time, and unfortunately, there is no cure for it. There are, however, some tr...

15

February

2024

Celebrate the Little Things


It is so important to celebrate the small things in life these days. Many people disregard special occasions, such as birthdays or little sentimental holidays like Valentine's Day. If you have a reason to celebrate, do so in a wa...

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January

2024

Public Transit for Seniors in the County


If you have your licence and can get around on your own, consider yourself blessed to have that ability. Many seniors living either at home or in assisted living no longer carry a driver’s license for various reasons, from health i...

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December

2023

Love Letters from Seniors


The Holiday season is creeping up on us quickly this year. For many, this is an exciting time full of love, laughter and family get togethers. We look forward to those turkey dinners, and watching the kids and grandkids running around ...

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November

2023

5 Reasons Why Seniors Choose Retirement Living


The meals and dining experience The best part of retirement living is that you don’t have to cook or do the dishes after dinner! A long-time resident of MLP regularly complements the staff's skills at making delicious home...

16

October

2023

What Pet Therapy Can do for Seniors


There are a variety of different animals that can be a good companion for any person young or old, but cats and dogs are the most common pets used for pet therapy. It seems to be more and more common amongst seniors, as age tends...

8

September

2023

Avoiding Financial Loss from Scammers


In the last couple years, scammers have found a way to weasel their way into our elderly communities throughout Ontario. In Toronto alone, 80 seniors have been scammed out of 1.1 million dollars since 2021. Many of these calls cons...

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July

2023

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