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Dealing with Debt: Debt levels for Canadian Seniors Growing

Over the last few years, economists have been alarmed at the growing rate of debt among Canadian seniors.

More and more people are hitting 65-years of age and still carrying a mortgage or car loan, which is...

A Day to Remember

As the sales of poppies continue across the county, we prepare to mark a solemn day of Remembrance on November 11.

Halloween Treat Tips for Seniors

With trick or treating upon us, it is a good time to look at some of the best goodies and treats you can hand out.

Smart Homes Helping Caregivers Monitor Seniors

Smart Home technology has been helping make life easier for caregivers by introducing features to monitor seniors living alone.

Profile: Western University researcher Carri Hand discovers ways seniors impact their neighbourhoods

Western University professor and researcher Carri Hand has discovered some thought-provoking ways that seniors shape their neighbourhoods.  

SeniorsZen was able to catch up with her and discuss the...

Inforgraphic - Canadian Senior Living - Top Submission for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award

Please enjoy one of the top infographics submitted for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award by Gian Carlo Alix, “Canadian Senior Living”:

Staying Warm this Winter: Cold Weather Tips for Seniors

With winter heading our way it is time to prepare to stay safe and warm during those cold Canadian months.

Majority of BC Seniors Happy with Care Homes

An in-depth survey into the satisfaction of seniors with their care homes in British Columbia has shown over half of seniors consider the homes very good or excellent.

The survey, which was undertaken by the...

What to do on Thanksgiving when your family is far away

Sometimes family just can’t get away to celebrate the holidays with you but that doesn’t mean you need to be down on Thanksgiving weekend.

Celebrate Seniors this October 1

October 1 is the UN International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP). A day that encourages communities to celebrate the contributions seniors make to society.

Senior Profile: Hon. Sharon Carstairs joins Order of Canada for her work in palliative care in Canada

The Hon. Sharon Carstairs has politics in her blood. Her father was MLA for Halifax and later became the premier of Nova Scotia.  Among other accolades, Sharon followed her father’s footsteps and became...

Dental care tips for seniors

As we age it is important not to neglect our teeth as oral health can have a big impact on our overall health and vice versa.

However, the way in which you care for your teeth may need to change as you get...

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