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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...

12

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 ...

18

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...

11

July

2023

Tips on How to Approach Seniors who Refuse Help


Are you feeling defeated trying to keep a parent or loved one as healthy as possible in their later years, but they just flat out refuse your help? You are not alone. Sometimes seniors refuse our help even when they really need it. In ...

29

May

2023

Practicing Mindfulness with Seniors


Practicing mindfulness with seniors is important for their overall well-being. As people age, being mindful can help us to have a more positive outlook on life. It can help us to improve control over our thoughts, emotions and can ev...

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May

2023

Managing Diabetes for Seniors


Half of all diabetic patients are over 55. It is also the leading cause of blindness in adults and leaves seniors twice as likely to be hospitalized for kidney infections. Our body converts the food we eat into glucose. Insulin, pr...

16

December

2022

Healthy Aging & Wellness


Healthy aging and wellness is made up essentially of four topics. These include: BALANCE – which refers to finding the balance between physical, mental, social, and spiritual aspects of one’s life. SOCIAL CONNECTION –...

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November

2022

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