SeniorsZen Blog

Signs Your Caregiver Needs a Break

Caregivers often work long hours with little pay and a big need for a break. Unlike exhaustion or tiredness, which can be fixed through more sleep or a better routine, caregiver burnout is more of an overwhelming...

Senior Profile: Long-time Volunteer Joan Berndt Offers Advice for Staying Involved

Life-long volunteer Joan Berndt has earned a reputation as a giver to her community. She has been a recipient of the Ontario Senior Achievement Awards and the Caring Canadian Award from the Governor General, which...

Canadian Seniors Devote Leisure Time to Volunteer Duties

Older Canadians have been the backbone of the volunteer sector, according to a report by Volunteering Canada.

Countries Need More Preparation for Increase in Global Retirement Numbers, Report Indicates

Citizens and governments need to prepare now for retirement with solid savings and good policies, according to a recent retirement report.

With over 600 million people that are 65 years and older, retirement...

My Unspoken Thoughts - Top Submission for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award

Please enjoy reading one of the top essays submitted for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award by Nicole Kokolski, “My Unspoken Thoughts”:

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Staying Active: Sporting Ideas for Seniors

Staying physically active becomes more important as we get older because of the numerous benefits it can bring.

Seniors Embracing Digital World

Despite common perceptions that older adults have little know-how or interest in modern technologies like smartphones, tablets or the internet, a recent study shows that many are becoming connected online.

Secrets to writing your memoir

Secrets to Writing Your Memoir

The truth is that everyone has a story to tell. Whether you want to share it with the world or just your family writing a memoir is a worthwhile way to do that.

Lorne Main

A Senior Legend - an interview with Canadian tennis champion Lorne Main

Vancouver native Lorne Main earned a Masters title at Monte Carlo in 1954 and was ranked among the top five players in Canada between 1949 and 1958. He holds a world record with 12 singles and 13 doubles senior world...

The Importance of Facilitating the Cohabitation of Spouses in Long-Term Care Homes - Top Submission for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award

Please enjoy reading one of the top essays submitted for 2017 SeniorsZen Scholarship Award by Samuel Jeffery Kirwin, “The Importance of Facilitating the Cohabitation of Spouses in...

Hair Hassle Tips for Staying Stylish

Many things change as we get older including our hair but it doesn’t have to be a hassle. There are some ways to go with the flow when it comes to your hair, according to Inspired Senior Living magazine stylist...

6 Tips to a Safe Camping Trip this Summer

6 Tips to a Safe Camping Trip this Summer

Camping is one of the most beloved past times in Canada and there are so many lovely parks and sites to explore. It may not always be easy to get close to nature as we get older but that is no reason to give up an...

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