Opal, in Vancouver, BC, is a new concept in senior communities combining multigenerational condominiums, rentals and licensed complex care. Here are a [...]
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For our 2019 annual Senior’s Month community event, Hamilton Aging Together sponsored a multigenerational conversational-workshop on death and dying. The "Hello Game" [...]
My Lesbian and Gay friends and relatives have experienced a lot of struggles over the decades: discrimination and bullying during most of [...]
After meeting a few months ago through the Facebook group “Senior Ladies Living Together” these three Ontario ladies are preparing to make [...]
In this, part 2 of Stick-Handling through a Health Crisis, I negotiate my way through the doctor’s orders, discover how best to [...]
When I decided to train as a PSW, I experienced the average training offered, and the entry level jobs on offer. I [...]
Recently I have been negotiating my way through surgery, tests, diagnosis and misdiagnoses; experiencing good, timely, negligent and disrespectful care. I have felt [...]
Doctors are advising patients with chronic pain, anxiety and insomnia to use cannabis with both THC and CBD, with specific doses that [...]
Co-ownership is essentially a form of intentional housing with the advantages of moving away from an isolated lifestyle toward a more community [...]
Learning new skills and tackling new fields of knowledge is not all that hard for older folks. We have a lot of [...]