Saturday, October 24, 2020

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Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...

Why Slowing Down Is A Superpower Worth Tapping Into For Dynamic Aging

At a recent virtual coffee chat hosted by What’s next?!, Canadian author, broadcaster, and journalist Carl Honoré recounted a news story about a divorcing...

Alzheimer’s Activist Caron Leid Provides Comfort To Others And Shares Her Journey

Caron Leid is a doer. And when the going gets tough, she does even more. For the past 19 years, much of what Leid...

Columnist Robert Hawke Ponders Big Regrets and Choices Made Without Second Thoughts

My life would have been so much better if I hadn’t asked the hot person out. I wish I didn’t take that trip to Spain. If...

Understanding The Important Link Between Sleep And Memory, Plus Expert Tips

We've long known that a good night's sleep confers important benefits on mood, alertness, concentration, and judgment. Research over more than a century has...

Actor Lorne Cardinal Continues To Push Boundaries And Live Life With Courage

“If you let fear run your life, you can live a very small world. You’re not going to experience the greatness that’s out there...

The Quest For Better Sleep Continues With Innovators Dreaming Up Smarter Slumber Solutions

Forget envying youth for their youth; it’s their deep sleep we most desire. Increased waking in the night, or waking earlier in the morning,...

A Doctor And Husband Writes About The Impact of Dementia And Loneliness On His Marriage

A Toast Here’s to Aloneness and her second cousin, Loneliness. May we continue to especially savour and enjoy the former. Without being absorbed by the latter. I wrote...

How To Better Support And Love A Spouse With A Disability

Relationships are challenging. Any relationship. The challenges increase when one partner is suddenly, or gradually over time due to a debilitating illness, living with...

Personal Stories About Tackling Chronic Pain With Courage And Determination

From the physical aspects of pain to its mental components, to the social parts of one’s life that chronic pain affects, everyone’s experiences with...

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COVID-19 Creates A Renewed Focus On Living Environments, Especially For An Aging Demographic

The new aging consumers are living longer and healthier lives than those in previous generations. As influential consumers, they want well-designed products...

New Poll: COVID-19 Has Significantly Increased the Use Of Many Technologies Among Older Canadians

From Facebook to food delivery apps and fitness trackers, older Canadians have upped their use of many technologies and online services during...