Childhood sweethearts celebrate 60th wedding anniversary at Chartwell Ross Place

Couple celebrates 60th anniversary at Chartwell Ross Place

On August 25, Alec and Lena Chow celebrated 60 years of marriage at a party held in their honour at Chartwell Ross Place, where they are residents. As the couple basked in the love of family and friends, all were amazed by the significance of the moment, especially as Chartwell Ross Place stands on the same spot that was once North Ward Elementary School, where Alec and Lena first met as children.

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Tips for ‘cleaning’ your finances this fall

Tips for 'cleaning' your finances this fall

This fall, don’t just rake the leaves off your lawn and clear clutter out of the coat closet – give your finances a good cleaning, too. Taking the time needed to review your financial situation and accounts can help you ensure you can comfortably afford the retirement living lifestyle you desire. Perhaps you may even uncover hidden costs that can be eliminated for even bigger savings.

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4 summer activities for seniors

4 summer activities for seniors

Before the cold weather arrives and snow piles up, it’s important to spend time enjoying the outdoors. An afternoon lounging in the sun, smelling the roses or walking down a forest trail can lift your spirits and leave you feeling refreshed. Being in nature engages all the senses,and participating in engaging activities outdoors is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.

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4 brain workouts for seniors

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You go on walks, pedal on the stationary bike a few times a week and swim laps in the pool – but are you remembering to exercise your brain?Giving your brain a workout can have real benefits for your cognitive health, helping your mind stay sharp so you can enjoy your retirement to the fullest. In fact, research from St. Michael’s Hospital shows that brain exercises may even be more effective at keeping your mind in top shape than medication, according to Global News.

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