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Top Submissions for SeniorsZen.com 2016 Scholarship

Top Submissions for SeniorsZen.com 2016 Scholarship: Aging & Participation

Please enjoy the final post in these series of top essays that where submitted for SeniorsZen 2016 Scholarship.

We are happy to announce that SeniorsZen is now accepting submmissions for...

Top Submissions for SeniorsZen.com 2016 Scholarship

Top Submissions for SeniorsZen.com 2016 Scholarship: Growing Old in Canada

Please enjoy this essay submittion for SeniorsZen 2016 Scholarship by Tabatha Fairman:

GROWING OLD IN CANADA

Old people do not think...

Stigmatization and Mental Disorders in Seniors

Top Submissions for SeniorsZen.com 2016 Scholarship: Stigmatization and Mental Disorders in Seniors

SeniorsZen 2016 Scholarship submission by Mialynn Lee-Daigle:

Stigmatization and Mental Disorders in Seniors

Stigmatizing is a common...

The Wonderful Things a Pet Can Do For You

The Wonderful Things a Pet Can Do For You

Type “adorable puppy” into Google or Bing or Yahoo or DuckDuckGo or, yes, even Dogpile. Or “cute kitten”. I dare you. Images of puppies that will make a wide grin spread across your face will...

Top Submissions for SeniorsZen.com 2016 Scholarship

Top Submissions for SeniorsZen.com 2016 Scholarship: Reversing the Roles to Remain in the Home

SeniorsZen received numerous submissions for 2016 Scholarship, and although there were many excellent entries, we could only choose one winner which we announced on March 2, 2016. In the coming weeks we wanted to...

Age-friendly Communities Important as Canada Gets Older

Age-friendly Communities Important as Canada Gets Older

I recently saw on an online article about a meeting in a building named the South Porcupine Legion in Timmons, Ontario. While I believe that any meeting held in a building named for a porcupine merits some attention...

SeniorsZen.com Announces 2016 Scholarship Winner

SeniorsZen.com Announces 2016 Scholarship Winner

SeniorZen.com is proud to announce that Alyson Skidmore is the winner of $500 scholarship from SeniorsZen.com in 2016.

Do you hold negative stereotypes of the aged? Ditch them. You’ll age better.

Do you hold negative stereotypes of the aged? Ditch them. You’ll age better.

Close your eyes for a moment. Try to conjure up an 65-year old man or woman. Did you see a grinning human being who seems to be enjoying life, heading off to an art gallery or a gym or to chill out on an inviting...

It is May 2nd. You Sit at Your Kitchen Table to Begin Your Tax Return…

It is May 2nd. You Sit at Your Kitchen Table to Begin Your Tax Return…

Nightmarish. Are you going to be a Canadian who files their taxes on the very last day possible– May 2nd, 2016? Imagine the tension that will creep up your spine – to settle deep in the back of your neck...

Your OHIP Card

Your OHIP Card Could be Your Ticket to Better Health Support in Your Home, or in a Long-term Care Facility

Statistics Canada, in 2012, told us that 792,000 Canadians who, because of aging, being ill or living with a disability, need support to live at home, are not receiving it – or are not receiving enough of it....

Functional Exercise Can Improve Your Balance

Do You Have Osteoporosis? Functional Exercise Can Improve Your Balance and Reduce Your Risk of Falling

Osteoporosis is sometimes referred to as the “silent thief” as it causes your bones to become porous and brittle, and reduces their mass, but does not announce itself with obvious symptoms: Many of us...

The Case for the New Year’s Resolution

The Case for the New Year’s Resolution

Santa Claus has come and gone, squeezing himself down even the narrowest of chimneys, and New Year’s eve, with its sparking wines and splashy fireworks has faded away, leaving us to face January head on, with...

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