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Benefits of Senior Housing

Living the Dream Ahhh…retirement. So many of us have a dream for what life will be like when we leave the working world behind. While it’s fantastic to dream, it’s also important to have a plan in place to make that dream a reality. If you’re...

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Aging Gracefully

We all know that we can’t possibly live forever and that aging is inevitable. Perhaps your skin is starting to sag a little bit, maybe there are a few more age spots on your hands or you may have noticed that you tire more easily than you used to. These may all be...

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Country Fairs Take You Back in Time

July has zoomed by and with any luck, you were able to spend some time at the lake, get some visiting in with friends and family as they toured through Manitoba, and maybe even had a family reunion, wedding or milestone anniversary to attend. As we get ready to turn...

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Summer Fun for Seniors

Summer is here! It was officially summer on June 21. While many of us enjoy all the seasons of the year, summer tends to be an absolute favourite. For seniors, the warmer weather is welcome, especially in comparison to the frigid cold we experienced this...

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Stay Active with Yoga

Should Seniors Practice Yoga? As life expectancy rates rise on a global level, it is more important than ever to treat our bodies with respect. Regardless of your age, you should determine what small changes you can and wish to make to ensure...

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Gardening for Seniors

As the robins are singing (albeit in the wee hours of the morning!) and the leaves are popping out of their buds, many people are eager to spend more time outside and enjoy all that mother nature has to offer. For seniors, this means long, leisurely walks, finding...

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Safe Driving

It’s that time of the year when we’re all out and about a lot more than we were five months ago! It’s also that time of the year when we’re traveling more on local roads and highways. Because of this, the Canada Safety Council identifies the...

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Mind Your Manners

Saying please and thank you. Holding a door open for someone. Not wearing a hat while you are eating. Allowing someone to jump ahead of you in a line-up. Not bumping into someone as you walk past them. Saying excuse me when you burp. Not...

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Seniors Celebrate Valentine’s Day

As many storefronts throughout the city are taken over by bright red hearts covered in white lace, we know that St. Valentine’s Day is near. The day has been celebrated for hundreds of years but its historical origins are unclear. What is clear...

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