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The Joys of Growing Old

The Joys of Growing Old - Top Submission for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award

Please enjoy reading one of the top essays submitted for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award by Asli Mohamed, “The Joys of Growing Old”:

When Home Care is the Best Option for Your Loved One

When Home Care is the Best Option for Your Loved One

“Mom’s 82, loves her home and is deeply attached to it” – says Sarah Lowry, eldest daughter of Betty Lowry. For some people, moving to a retirement community is a life propeller. For...

Makeup for Mature Women

Makeup for Mature Women - An Interview with Bahar Niramwalla

For those ladies like me who love makeup, we know that a bad job can ruin our appearance. And if for every skin shade and type there is a best choice of makeup, it is no different when it comes to skin age. To help...

World Oral Health Day - Live Mouth Smart

March 20th is the World Oral Health Day, a date celebrated worldwide to raise awareness of the importance of good oral health and its significance in maintaining general health and well-being.  One of...

Iris Apfel: Brightness and Colour at its Best

Some days ago, amongst many quotes I come across in the social media, one caught my attention in particular: “When you don't dress like everybody else, you don't have to think like everybody...

Caring for the Caregiver - an Interview with Donna Thomson

On April 4th, it’s the Family Caregiver Day in Canada. SeniorsZen interviewed caregiving activist and writer Donna Thomson. Donna shared her experience and the precious information she has acquired... Announces 2017 Scholarship Winner

We are excited to announce that Rod Vafaei became the winner of SeniorsZen 2017 Scholarship Award with the essay entitled “The Missing Ingredient”!...

Fidget Quilts

Fidget Quilts: a great gift to Alzheimer's and other dementia patients

Have you heard of a fidget quilt? If you take care of a person with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, you certainly want to know it. It’s easy to make or purchase and both, you and the patient, can benefit...

The Revera and Reel Youth Age is More Film Project against ageism

'Action!' against ageism

SeniorsZen invites you to know The Revera and Reel Youth Age is More Film Project. It’s a great initiative against ageism and we had the honor of interviewing Jean Begg, one of...

How to avoid mistakes when choosing a retirement home

The Right Time for a Retirement Home: 3 real-life stories

When is the best time to embrace retirement living? When is it time to accept help? Is it ever too late to make a lifestyle change?

You’d need a crystal ball to answer these questions – but let...

Guilty-free Crustless Pumpkin Quiche Recipe

Looking to join the pumpkin mood? Look no more!

Halloween is here and along with scary movies on TV, spooky decorations, candies and costumes, come pumpkins!!! Anywhere you look you see that big-orange-yummy vegetable. If eating healthy is on the top of your...

Jikka Japanese Retirement Home

Be Inspired by this Japanese Retirement Home

On the top of a mountain ridge and blending in with the surrounding nature is Jikka, a Retirement Home designed by renowned Tokyo architect Issei Suma, that transcends our imagination. In Suma’s words,...
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