As adults age, their chances of experiencing health complications rise. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, seniors are more likely to have strokes than adults under the age of 50; however, over the . . .
Retirement communities offer a variety of ways for seniors to remain active, from courses that promote physical fitness to outdoor activities that encourage residents to exercise. Although these offerings can help . . .
This year, Chartwell retirement residences across Windsor will be participating in the Ontario Senior Summer Games, hosted by Sport Alliance Ontario and the Ontario Senior Games Association. Older adults from . . .
Leading an active lifestyle well into one’s retirement years is essential for prolonging health and independence. Seniors residing in retirement communities have many active living programs at their disposal, from . . .
Caring for an aging loved one with dementia can cause significant emotional stress for a caregiver. As these individuals frequently put their loved ones’ needs before their own, they may sometimes forget to take proper care . . .
Residents and staff members at Chartwell London Long Term Care Residence are gearing up for their annual Classic Car Fundraiser, an exciting event that takes place once a year at the residence. Community members, friends . . .
Older adults residing in Chartwell retirement residences across Canada have been treated to a variety of engaging programs – from Chartwell Robert Speck’s Walk ‘N’ Roll initiative to Chartwell City Centre’s Laughter . . .
Physical activity is one of the most important aspects of senior living. Whether seniors are exercising along with a class or stretching from the comfort of their room, remaining active is crucial for ensuring social . . .
Some of the world’s leading Alzheimer’s researchers recently convened at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Over the span of the week, scientists and leading medical professionals . . .
Laughter is the best medicine, especially for adults over the age of 65. Giggling has been linked to a wealth of positive health effects, including increased optimism and the reduction of negative feelings.