Telling your life story as you get older

Sharing experiences from our lives can become more important as we get older. For some of us, it’s motivated by a desire to leave something of ourselves behind, a record of how we spent our time on Earth so that we’re not forgotten.

Top 5 movies your parents werewatching in the 1960's

Taking you down memory lane to the films your parents watched in their 20's! We hope these help grease the conversation wheels!

Local Health Integration Network Gets a New Name

Effective April 1, 2021, subsidized home care in Ontario has a new name. It’s Home and Community Care Support Services. None of the health care services the agency provides are changing.

1940’s songs to help connect with a loved one who has Dementia

Music can be powerful. Studies have shown music may reduce agitation and improve behavioral issues that are common in the middle-stages of the disease.

15 inspirational quotes about aging and lifelong learning

There’s a common misconception that older adults can’t learn new things. 

6 reasons healthy eating can be difficult for an aging parent – and what to do about it

You’re concerned that your aging mom or dad isn’t eating properly. You know that poor nutrition can lead to serious health problems.

Choosing the right medical alert system for your senior parent in the Ottawa area

You’re considering getting your aging parent – who lives in the Ottawa area – a medical alert system, also known as a personal emergency response system.

3 Steps to Take if Your Aging Parent Isn’t Taking Their Pills

Your elderly parent isn’t taking their medications. You’re worried. You’ve tried to talk to them about it, but they either ignore you or become irritated with you for being bossy.

It’s never too late to benefit from exercise

Even if you’ve been sedentary most of your adult life, it’s not too late to begin exercising. Something to keep in mind whether it’s for yourself or an aging parent.

5 Steps to Avoiding a Crisis Move of Your Aging Parent

It’s easy to overlook how critical this type of support is to the independence of seniors.