Making New Friends in a Retirement Community

If you are retiring, you are probably looking forward to your retirement as your next big adventure with a long list of to-dos waiting for you. While it can be fun, retirement is a big change of pace – many people find that they can become lonely or feel like there is...
Coping With Anxiety

Coping With Anxiety

Our elderly family members are prone to developing anxiety for a variety of reasons. From fears of falling and injuring themselves, to physical or emotional distresses – anxiety can run rampant among the elderly. It is important to know how to detect it, and how to...
Tips to Avoid Falling in your Residence

Tips to Avoid Falling in your Residence

Almost one in every three seniors suffer falls every year. Falls are the number one cause of all injuries in seniors, and frequently result in fractures, cuts, and sometimes serious head or brain injuries. Even when no physical injury results from a fall, taking a...
Exercise and Stress Management for Seniors

Exercise and Stress Management for Seniors

At all ages, stress management is an important part of life for our health and wellbeing. For seniors, keeping up with stress management and exercise protocols is vital to making sure that we stay healthy and active throughout our retirement years. As we age, we start...
How Volunteering Helps Seniors

How Volunteering Helps Seniors

Seniors worldwide are starting to use their retirement to pursue interests and causes they are passionate about – volunteering their time to help others during their aging years. Seniors can offer a unique set of skills and knowledge as volunteers – a lifetime of...
Keeping Your Mind Active in Retirement

Keeping Your Mind Active in Retirement

When we retire, it’s important to keep our minds active just as much as it is important to keep our bodies active. Our brains require exercise just as much as our bodies do, and retiring may seriously cut the amount of mental exercise we get – with that in mind, here...
What Makes Red Deer a Great Place for Seniors

What Makes Red Deer a Great Place for Seniors

Red Deer is the third largest city in Alberta, and centrally located in the province halfway between Edmonton and Calgary. In recent years, Red Deer has increased in population by as much as 33 percent. So why do residents of Red Deer love their city so much? Read on...