Why Relationships Are Fundamental to Positive Aging

Why Relationships Are Fundamental to Positive Aging

Plenty of exercise. Healthy food. Positive attitude. Plain good old luck. There’s lots of advice out there about how to keep body and brain in optimal shape as the years roll along. We’ve written about this issue with some frequency but not with the degree of...
Need To Talk To Someone? You’re Not Alone.

Need To Talk To Someone? You’re Not Alone.

The last few years were very trying for everyone, everywhere. Isolation brought out some frightening realisations about how much most of us thrive on communication; how we rely on conversations and connections with family and friends to cope, as well as our colleagues...
Thinking About Pet Insurance?

Thinking About Pet Insurance?

Our relationships with our pets are precious. For those of us who enjoy their company and companionship, they mean the world. And if they get sick or hurt, we want the very best veterinary care for them that we can afford, just as we’d want the best medical care for...
Commit to Connecting: Tips to Help Us Get More Out of Life After Work

Commit to Connecting: Tips to Help Us Get More Out of Life After Work

My partner and I recently had a revelation. Creating and committing to a ‘post-work persona plan’ can play a big part in helping us establish a new identity—one that demonstrates growth and offers a fresh start after spending years with our ‘career identity’ front and...
How to Avoid Social Isolation After Retirement

How to Avoid Social Isolation After Retirement

In order for us to avoid becoming socially isolated once we retire, we need to understand what that actually means and how it can affect us. (The following is equally relevant to seniors who have not worked full-time throughout their adult life and simply find...
How an Old Commercial May Help You Feel the Love This Valentine’s Day

How an Old Commercial May Help You Feel the Love This Valentine’s Day

This weekend, Canadians across the country will once again be together in person to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Couples new and old, families, friends and grandkids – no matter who you love, it’s wonderful to be able to demonstrate affection for the most priceless...