Senior Resources Resources

  • Prevent a fall before it happens!

    November is Fall Prevention Month; a time to raise awareness about how older adults can stay healthy, active and independent as they age. These images from Finding Balance Ontario show some warning signs of falls and simple tips on how you can reduce your chance of a fall.

  • Healthy Tip Tuesday: Activities for seniors when it’s cold outside

    Ontario is bracing itself for a cold and snowy few months. Don’t let the cold winter stop you from being active. Here are some senior-friendly indoor activities that you and your loved ones can do during the cold winter months.

  • Healthy Tip Tuesday: You know what they say about cleanliness

    Cleanliness is indeed an important component of a healthy lifestyle. As your loved ones age, staying on top of daily hygiene may require additional planning and time. We have put together this handy checklist to assist your loved one with their daily cleaning ritual.

  • Mental health tips for seniors

    As we get older, there are a lot of things that we need to keep track of and take care of. We worry about our physical bodies, and we also worry about our minds. What can we do in order to keep our mind sharp as we get old? Why is it so important for us to take care of our minds as well as our bodies?

  • Are we paying enough attention?

    Elder abuse is on the rise; according to the United Nations, elder abuse is a global social issue which affects millions of older people around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1 in 6 people over the age of 60 experience some form of abuse or other in their community.

  • Senior Moments episode 3: stereotypical senior...or not

    Slowing energy level, declining mental health and diminishing libido? These seniors debunk some of the common myths about aging!

  • Senior Moments episode 4: taking a look back

    What would you do differently if you could relive your youth all over again? Our Senior Companions take a look back and share their important life lessons. Watch part 4 of our 5 part Senior Moments web series

  • Proper foot care 101

    As we get older so do our feet, and they need special care. Even though they are hidden away in socks and shoes, our feet are an important part of staying active and healthy, and are a key indicator too of our general health.

  • Today is World Cancer Day

    Today on World Cancer Day, we unite in our fight against this global epidemic. Together we can work to reduce cancer risk factors and improve diagnosis, treatment and palliative care. Together we show our support of #WorldCancerDay.