Few musical genres are better than classical, which combines soothing serenades and complex compositions that are suitable to any mood. Seniors and adult children alike enjoy listening to these tunes, whether they’re . . .
With Canada Day just around the corner, patriotic citizens have begun to plan how to celebrate the national holiday. There are many opportunities for seniors living in retirement communities to participate in Canada’s . . .
Chartwell retirement residences in the Outaouais region recently raised more than $27,000 for the Marche de la Mémoire, a charity walk held each year to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease.
Many seniors benefit from moving to a retirement community full-time, but few are aware of short-term or trial stays, which are the ideal option for older adults and families who wish to stay in a retirement residence for a short . . .
There’s no denying how important sleep is for a senior’s physical, emotional and social health. This is especially true for seniors, as getting enough zzz’s may be the difference between tackling the day with the proper attitude . . .
Moving to a senior community allows older adults to live amongst friends and peers around the same age, providing a welcoming environment in which seniors can stay safe, active and social.
“We spent over 18 months planning and organizing the trip,” said Allison Schindler, Director of Memory Care. “To finally see everything, and everyone, come together, was truly an amazing sight and a wonderful feeling.”
Canadian seniors are increasingly turning to the Internet to keep in touch with their friends and families. According to a study from Media Technology Monitor, people over 65 are the fastest-growing group of Facebook users . . .
Most people don’t think of the Internet as a therapeutic tool, but for some seniors, that may be its best use. Researchers from Michigan State University found that older adults who go online regularly have up to a 30 per cent . . .