by duncanj on Nov 01, 2023

Living alone can sometimes be a challenge, especially when it comes to cooking for one. But just because you're living solo doesn't mean you can't enjoy delicious and nutritious meals. In fact, cooking for yourself can be a great way to take care of your health and well-being. To make things easier, we've compiled a list of 5 healthy recipes specifically designed for seniors living alone. These recipes are simple, flavourful, and will leave you feeling satisfied.

by duncanj on Oct 02, 2023

As we age, it becomes more important than ever to maintain a healthy and balanced diet. Healthy meal planning not only ensures that seniors receive the necessary nutrients, but it also helps to prevent health issues and maintain a strong immune system. However, cooking for one can be a challenge, often leading to unhealthy food choices or excessive leftovers. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of healthy meal planning for seniors and provide three easy and nutritious recipes for one.


The Importance of Healthy Meal Planning for Seniors

by duncanj on Sep 01, 2023

Living alone as a senior can sometimes feel isolating, but it doesn't mean you have to give up on having a vibrant social life. In fact, maintaining connections with others is important for your overall well-being. Here are six tips to help you stay socially active and engaged while living alone:


1. Join Local Community Groups

by duncanj on Aug 09, 2023

Being active as a senior is vital for good health, as it can reduce your risk of stroke, cancer, and heart attacks by a significant amount. Plus, you can have fun with it! 

Here are 5 tips that you should seriously consider in order to become a more active senior.



by duncanj on Jul 06, 2023

It's important to have meaningful conversations with your senior parents and it can be hard to know what to say around them but there are some things that are clearly disrespectful. 

Here are 5 things you should never say to them:


"You're not young anymore"

This is probably one of the most common things people say to their elderly parents. And while it may be true, it's also pretty insensitive.

by duncanj on May 31, 2023

Did you know that chronic liver disease is increasing among the older adults? And it often goes undiagnosed in seniors! 

There are several preventative measures we can take to protect our vital organ that may reduce the risk of developing the liver disease. Remember that everything we consume eventually makes its way to the liver including medication, so it’s important to take steps to maintain liver health. 

Here are a 5 ways:

1. Alcohol In Moderation

by duncanj on May 01, 2023

After a long winter, the best feeling is enjoying a great dessert with the windows open, and spring air flowing through our home. With warmer weather comes more family gatherings, so we thought we would share our four favourite blood-sugar friendly treats that require zero oven time!

by duncanj on Mar 30, 2023

Fraud is on the rise in Canada. Last year, Canadians reported losing about $416 million to fraud, which was up an astounding 55% from the record-breaking year in 2021. More than half of those losses were in Ontario.

by duncanj on Feb 28, 2023

While it is easy to tour different retirement communities, if you don’t know what you are looking for or have never investigated senior accommodations before, it can be hard to make the right choice. It’s helpful to sit down with loved ones — including any retired friends you may have — to create a list of “wants” and “needs” before deciding.

by duncanj on Feb 02, 2023

Love is in the air in February as we celebrate St. Valentine’s Day mid month. As we age, we can lose hope or even interest in finding new romantic relationships but we’re here to say it’s never too late. 

Whether you're 35 or 75, it's not too late to find love, romance or even simply companionship.

Take some inspiration from Margaret who met the love of her life when she was 84 years young. A widow for nine years, she spotted Lloyd, a retired veterinarian, standing alone at a bridge club. She asked if he would like to play, and they’ve become inseparable since.