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The Most Awesome Playlist About Aging - A few years ago, as I began working on what has become Next Avenue, and pondering a gray hair that somehow showed up uninvited in my eyebrow one day (more on that later), I began to collect songs about aging. Read more: Next Avenue - Category: Residences
5 overlooked tax deductions for families - No one looks forward to April 15. For busy families, preparing a tax return can prove stressful -- not to mention costly. But part of the problem is that too many families fail to take all the deductions to which they are entitled. Read more: Money Rates - Category: Finance
Baby boomer cruises: a lifestyle too good to last - Baby boomers, is the party over? Will the Rhine river cruise be a thing of the past? Many people in their 60s have had it good. Australia’s book groups, knitting groups and film groups are emptied out each northern summer as the Rhine and Danube call. Read more: Coming of Age - Category: Residences
Saying Goodbye to My Adult Kids - This past holiday season, we had a lot to celebrate. In addition to our typical yuletide festivities, we were blessed to celebrate my in-law's 60th wedding anniversary two days after Christmas and our own anniversary a week after the new year started. Read more: Huffington Post - Category: Residences
Free Yourself: Change Your Perspective - After directing several successful films, Sam Taylor-Johnson took time off to “build family.” When she came back to Hollywood, she was sitting around with a bunch of industry people, and they asked what she’d been up to. Read more: Any Shiny Thing - Category: Wellness
How Boomers Can Avoid Becoming Burdens to Kids - Many of the nation’s 77 million American boomers will have longer lifespans than their parents. This means a time will come when some of the costs to care for them in their later years could be passed on to their children. Read more: Next Avenue - Category: Retirement Concerns
Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation hosts Embrace Aging month - This March, the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation and our Vancouver Island community partners will celebrate the 10th Annual Embrace Aging Month, a time dedicated to connecting seniors and their families with resources, activities and educational opportunities available to help navigate and embrace the journey of aging. Read more: Peninsula Review - Category: Residences
Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Aging - The Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Aging, currently under development on University of Waterloo’s north campus, will open in Fall 2015. The Centre is a partnership between RIA, Schlegel Villages, University of Waterloo and Conestoga College. Read more: Research Institute for Aging - Category: Wellness
No, Drinking Coffee Won't Save Your Life Or Prevent Heart Attacks - Once again the media has swallowed the bait hook, line, and sinker. Following the publication of a a new study in the journal Heart last night, hundreds of news reports have now appeared extolling the miraculous benefits of coffee. Here’s just one typical headline from the Los Angeles Times: “Another reason to drink coffee: It’s good for your heart, study says.” Read more: Forbes - Category: Health
5 Ways Women Can Find New Friends After 60 - Despite everything we know about the importance of maintaining social connections as we get older, finding friends after 60 can be a challenge. As we age, the easy social connections that we enjoyed as schoolmates, parents and colleagues change. As a result, many women find themselves facing shrinking social circles and needing to make new friends. Read more: Next Avenue - Category: Wellness

All Things Senior is Canada Wide!

Building on our already popular Ontario annual publication the "Comprehensive Guide to Retirement Living®", our online directory includes a National database of resource information for Canadian seniors including  retirement homes, nursing homes, seniors' apartment buildings and many in-home goods and services directed at seniors looking to downsize or stay in their own homes.

Try out "The Retirement Home Finder" to locate a home that can meet your specific needs or our Province-specific Resources for Seniors section to find out about a range of services available to seniors in your community. Our ever increasing Article Library offers a wealth of information on many topics related to resources, housing, financial information and a host of other topics.

Our new apps make finding a residence while you are 'on-the-go' as simple as a few clicks. With an easy link into Google Maps, get contact information and instant directions to assist you in navigating to a home of your choice. 

With our significant and growing database of resources for seniors in addition to our database of over 2400 retirement residences, more than 1500 nursing homes and a growing number of senior apartment buildings in Canada, is the most comprehensive source of information about services and housing for seniors in Canada.



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