Learning new skills and tackling new fields of knowledge is not all that hard for older folks. We have a lot of [...]
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When in 2017 hurricane Irma hit, John Knox Village opened its doors to become a safe haven for staff, spouses, family members, [...]
In Peterborough, Ontario, 33 full and associate members have committed to planning and building their own cohousing community. Building cohousing is different [...]
Can four older and unrelated adults legally cohabit as a family without blood or marriage ties? It likely depends on your local [...]
A summer course in literary gerontology brought students together with older adults to form an intergenerational reading circle. Blog post by [...]
My mother was 47 years old when a stroke caused by a brain aneurysm hit. Suddenly her short-term memory, sense of [...]
I am 64 and seem to be a member of the youth-centered Baby Boom generation. At 14 I rejected the lifestyle and [...]
My husband and I have been considering our future housing. One concept that keeps arising is building a secondary unit onto [...]
The many gardens at Grace Lutheran in West Hamilton grow fruits, vegetables and medicines; The.Healing/Meditation Garden offers food for spirit. At the [...]
During my recovery time, I have received a lot of assistance from my family in accompanying me to appointments, and on minor [...]