Thursday Feb 22nd, 2024 Share

Everything You Need to Know About Gifted Down Payments

New Year, New You: 11 Books to Inspire Renewal

Wednesday Jan 10th, 2024 Share

New Year, New You: 11 Books to Inspire Renewal

Wednesday Dec 20th, 2023 Share

A Canadian snowbird’s guide to U.S. toll road passes

Wednesday Nov 29th, 2023 Share

Eat and Be Merry: We Are What We Eat

Wednesday Nov 1st, 2023 Share

Five winter escapes for snowbirds seeking sunshine and adventure....

Wednesday Sep 27th, 2023 Share

Multigenerational Living: A Strategy to Cope with Unaffordable Housing

Thursday Aug 24th, 2023 Share

Less is More: Tips for Downsizing

Monday Jul 31st, 2023 Share

What to Do in Retirement: 24 Great Ways to Spend Your Time

Wednesday Jun 14th, 2023 Share

Fraud Prevention for Seniors

Friday May 26th, 2023 Share

Tips for Travelling Seniors

Sunday May 7th, 2023 Share

Small Apartment Living

Sunday May 7th, 2023 Share

6 Tips for Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time

Sunday May 7th, 2023 Share

History of Victoria Day in Canada

Friday Apr 28th, 2023 Share

Summer Gardening Safety Tips for Older Adults

Friday Mar 31st, 2023 Share

What’s the Difference Between a Will and Trust?

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Thursday Feb 23rd, 2023 Share

Independent Living: How to Plan and Budget for Aging in Place

Thursday Feb 9th, 2023 Share

Tai Chi for Seniors - Improve Your Physical and Mental Health

Thursday Feb 9th, 2023 Share

Home Downsizing Tips for Seniors

Tuesday Jan 17th, 2023 Share

How to Put a Home up for Sale for an Aging or Ailing Relative

Wednesday Dec 7th, 2022 Share

Snowbirds waiting for NEXUS interviews can now access two border locations in Ontario pilot project

Friday Oct 28th, 2022 Share

10 Devices to Keep Seniors Safe at Home

Friday Jul 1st, 2022 Share

Best Tablets for Older Adults

  Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a loved one, choosing a tablet suitable for older adults can be a daunting task. There are many models and features to choose from, and it's difficult to know which one will work best or how much you should spend on the device. To help you choose, we've created this handy list of the top tablets that are perfect for an aging population! We also discuss key features to look out for and reveal which tablet accessories are...

Thursday Jun 16th, 2022 Share

Can You Hear Me Now?

Friday Apr 29th, 2022 Share

6 Useful iPhone Tips for Seniors

Thursday Mar 3rd, 2022 Share

It’s that time of year again! Canadian Snowbirds who spend their winters in the U.S. must consider filing Form 8840

Tuesday Mar 1st, 2022 Share

9 Best Types of Fun Activities for Older Adults

Tuesday Dec 28th, 2021 Share

Best Books, Articles, and Podcasts for Seniors in 2022

Friday Nov 12th, 2021 Share

Naughty but Nice Christmas Cocktail

Monday Nov 1st, 2021 Share

How to Get Power of Attorney for a Parent (Without Overstepping)

Wednesday Oct 27th, 2021 Share

Helpful Holiday Tips for the Home

Monday Oct 25th, 2021 Share

Indoor Exercises for Seniors to Enjoy In Winter

Friday Oct 1st, 2021 Share

Best Halloween Door Decorations You Can Do in No Time

Tuesday Sep 28th, 2021 Share

What Canadian Snowbirds Need to Know About Travel Insurance Prices

Tuesday Sep 21st, 2021 Share

6 Common Mistakes Made when Selling a Home and How to Avoid Making the Same Home Selling Mistakes

Friday Sep 10th, 2021 Share

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Bathroom Fall-Proof

Friday Sep 10th, 2021 Share

6 Common Mistakes Made When Selling a Home.

Monday Aug 30th, 2021 Share

Getting Your Vehicle to the U.S. for the Winter - 4 Options for Canadian Snowbirds

Friday Aug 20th, 2021 Share

Grandparents Make Life So Much Sweeter.

Thursday Aug 19th, 2021 Share

Happy Fall Y'all !! Checklist for the fall.

Tuesday Aug 17th, 2021 Share

5 Tips to Know! Buyer and Sellers Edition.

Saturday Jul 31st, 2021 Share

Chronic Loneliness in the Elderly: How to Help Yourself or Someone Else

Friday Jul 30th, 2021 Share

The Struggles of Our Life!

Tuesday Jul 27th, 2021 Share

Communicating with Style

Friday Jul 9th, 2021 Share

Timeless Trends to Transform Any Space

Thursday Jul 1st, 2021 Share

5 Ideas for Family Summer Fun

Thursday Jul 1st, 2021 Share

Should You Reclaim the “Lost” Bedroom?

Saturday Jun 5th, 2021 Share

Programs and services for seniors - Government of Canada

Saturday Jun 5th, 2021 Share

Useful Websites for Seniors

Saturday Jun 5th, 2021 Share

A Good Mix – Activity & Cancer

Saturday Jun 5th, 2021 Share

Put the SPRING in your step!

Saturday Jun 5th, 2021 Share

Fitness for the mind

Thursday Jun 3rd, 2021 Share

18 Good Dogs for Seniors Who Want or Need a Furry Companion

Thursday Apr 29th, 2021 Share


Sunday Apr 25th, 2021 Share

Vaccines Mean New COVID Scams Targeting Seniors

Wednesday Mar 17th, 2021 Share

Top 5 Types of Home Care

Thursday Feb 4th, 2021 Share

Canadian Senior Discount Guide: The Ultimate List

Wednesday Feb 3rd, 2021 Share

How Walking Can Change Your Life

Monday Jan 18th, 2021 Share

A 2021 List of Websites Dedicated to Seniors

Monday Jan 18th, 2021 Share

Top 10 Things Seniors Value Most

Monday Jan 18th, 2021 Share

Rise of the Social Seniors Revealed

Monday Dec 7th, 2020 Share

Ontario Seniors' Home Safety Tax Credit - Refundable - Temporary

Wednesday Nov 25th, 2020 Share

Youth Boosters: 6 Steps to Age-Proof Your Body

Friday Oct 23rd, 2020 Share

Dental Health Important As We Age

Tuesday Oct 20th, 2020 Share

What’s On Your Shopping List?

Tuesday Oct 20th, 2020 Share

Your Essential Fall Maintenance Checklist: 8 Things You Really Should Do Before the First Frost

Wednesday Oct 14th, 2020 Share

10 Tips to Enhance a Senior’s Holiday Experience

1. Make a point of actively listening when your loved one wants to talk, even if the discussion is negative. An honest and empathetic conversation can help them process what is bothering them, whether they are mourning a loss or coming to terms with new challenges in their life. It may also reveal why they are feeling down and help you devise other ways to lift their spirits. 2. Remind them how important they are as a part of your life, your family members’ lives and these...

Tuesday Sep 22nd, 2020 Share

Senior Living: Your TFSA is an essential tool

Wednesday Sep 2nd, 2020 Share

Many seniors dont own a smartphone. Experts say it might be a gap in tracking apps

Tuesday Aug 25th, 2020 Share

Seniors who qualify receiving one-time COVID-19 payments of up to $500

Monday Jul 27th, 2020 Share

Someone’s in for a Surprise

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 2020 Share


Friday Jul 10th, 2020 Share

The More You Hang Out With Your Mom, The Longer She'll Live—According To Study

Monday Jun 29th, 2020 Share

Every senior is different, and difference is something to celebrate

Wednesday Apr 29th, 2020 Share

Should You Sell a Parent’s Home Before or After a Move to Senior Living?

Monday Apr 20th, 2020 Share

What Seniors Should Look For in a Real Estate Agent

Wednesday Mar 25th, 2020 Share

Elderly Canadians may be forced to delay their retirements

Tuesday Mar 17th, 2020 Share

How to apply for your CPP early, and should you?

Wednesday Mar 4th, 2020 Share

Raising Our Kids Near Their Grandparents Is the Greatest Gift We Could Ever Give Them

Monday Feb 3rd, 2020 Share

Most of Your Stuff Is Worthless : 3 Things You Should Be Doing NOW to Reduce What You Own

Friday Jan 24th, 2020 Share

Bucket List Destinations You Won’t Want to Miss in 2020

Wednesday Jan 1st, 2020 Share

In an Aging Canada, Women Need to Save More than Men – even if they make less

Tuesday Dec 10th, 2019 Share

It's Not Really 'Blue Monday,' But The January Blues Hit Hard For Seniors

Thursday Nov 21st, 2019 Share

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit

Friday Oct 25th, 2019 Share

Register for the Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 2019 Share

Remembrance Day

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 2019 Share

Cold Weather Safety for Older Adults

Thursday Sep 12th, 2019 Share

The Ultimate Guide for First Time Snowbirds

Wednesday Aug 28th, 2019 Share

Essential Auto Insurance Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Friday Aug 16th, 2019 Share

Why Do We Celebrate Grandparents Day?

Wednesday Aug 14th, 2019 Share

Snowbird Guide to Renting Out Your Canadian Residence for the Winter

Wednesday Aug 14th, 2019 Share

Power of Attorney and Will Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Thursday Jul 25th, 2019 Share

Top Second Careers for Seniors By Kimberley Fowler

Thursday Jun 27th, 2019 Share

What Makes Seniors Feel in Control?

Monday May 27th, 2019 Share

11 Healthy Hobbies for Seniors

Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 Share

What is a Status Certificate and why is it important?

Monday May 6th, 2019 Share

Toronto’s Seniors are now more financially secure than young adults. What Changed?

Wednesday Apr 3rd, 2019 Share

Why Estate Planning is so Important as a Senior

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 2019 Share

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Friday Feb 22nd, 2019 Share

Solo Senior Travel: 3 Ways to Vacation for Independent Adventurers

Thursday Feb 21st, 2019 Share

14 Exercises for Seniors to Improve Strength and Balance

Friday Oct 19th, 2018 Share

Caring For An Elderly Relative While Working

Friday Sep 28th, 2018 Share

An Aspirin A Day?

Monday Aug 27th, 2018 Share

Making the most out of your retirement - Travelling abroad when you're over 50

Monday Aug 27th, 2018 Share

CAA unveils Ontario 'Towing Bill of Rights' to prevent drivers from being overcharged

Monday Jul 30th, 2018 Share

Guide to Seniors Housing in Canada

Thursday Jun 28th, 2018 Share

How Much Should Seniors Exercise To Improve Brain Function?

Wednesday Jun 13th, 2018 Share

10 Mind-Boggling Facts About Canada By Daniel Reid

Thursday Jun 7th, 2018 Share

What is an SRES®?

Tuesday May 29th, 2018 Share

Ontario Helping Seniors to Stay in their Own Homes

Tuesday May 1st, 2018 Share

Happy Mothers Day

Dearest Mom, You filled my days with Rainbow lights, Fairy tales and sweet dream nights, A kiss to wipe away my tears, Gingerbread to ease my fears, You gave the gift of life to me And then in love, you set me free, I thank you for your tender care, For deep warm hugs and being there, I hope that when you think of me, A part of you, you’ll always see. Happy Mother's Day!  

Tuesday May 1st, 2018 Share

Canada's Seniors Are Independent. They Shouldn't Be Isolated, Too

Thursday Mar 29th, 2018 Share

Ontario’s 2018 Budget: What Seniors Need to Know

Thursday Feb 22nd, 2018 Share

Get Your Home Ready To Welcome Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Friday Jan 26th, 2018 Share

211 Ontario Helps Seniors Find Support ... Call Our Helpline Today

Friday Jan 5th, 2018 Share


Friday Dec 22nd, 2017 Share

Pre-Retirees Aren’t Getting Healthier By Katrina Caruso

Wednesday Nov 29th, 2017 Share

The Joy of Christmas

Wednesday Nov 15th, 2017 Share

New Action Plan for Seniors in Ontario

Friday Oct 27th, 2017 Share


Thursday Sep 28th, 2017 Share

Ontario Boosting Opportunities for Seniors to be Active, Healthy and Engaged

Thursday Aug 24th, 2017 Share

New Seniors’ Home Aims to Score Music Students

Thursday Aug 24th, 2017 Share

10 Things I Love About Being a Grandma by Barbara Graham

Wednesday Jul 19th, 2017 Share

What every older Canadian should know about: Income and benefits from government programs

There are many government programs designed to help older Canadians stay financially independent. In most cases you must apply for income or benefits from a government program. If you are eligible, the amount you receive may depend on your level of income. The majority of programs start at age 65, but some can start earlier. The most important thing to know about almost all government programs is that you need to first file a personal income tax return in order to be...

Monday Jul 10th, 2017 Share

Preparing for a Rainy Day

  Financial planning experts recommend having an emergency fund in case something unexpected like a layoff or injury interrupts your paycheck. Your safety net should cover at least six months’ worth of living expenses. Here’s how to calculate what you need to save: · Gather your financial records for the past 12 months. Include bank and credit card statements, ATM receipts, and canceled checks. · Create a 12-month grid. Down the left-hand side...

Tuesday Jul 4th, 2017 Share

Keep Stress Down During Vacation

Here are some helpful hints for reducing stress during what should be a fun and relaxing time: · Recognize the signs of stress, such as irritability and anxiety. Avoid these by getting a handle on things instead of just letting them happen. For instance, if you know the car trip will be stressful, be prepared to take breaks, play games, and listen to audio books. · Allow yourself to say “No.” Be realistic about what you can do during vacation. Give...

Monday Jun 26th, 2017 Share

Gone Fishing

A millionaire walked past an old man sitting on the curb outside a bar. The old man had a fishing rod, and he seemed to be trying to catch fish in the storm drain. Taking pity, the millionaire took the old man to a nearby restaurant for a meal. As they ate, the rich man asked, “So how is fishing in that storm drain working out for you?” “Not bad,” said the old man. “You’re the third one I’ve caught today.”  

Monday Jun 26th, 2017 Share

Perfectly Peelable Hard Boiled Eggs

Getting ready for summer picnics, you may be thinking of egg salad or just hard boiled eggs on the side. Here’s how to get perfect eggs that peel easily. 1. Start with boiling water. Bring a pot of water to a rolling boil, lower the eggs gently and boil vigorously for 30 seconds. Reduce the heat to a gently simmer over low heat, cover with a lid and cook for another 10 minutes. 2. Shock in cold water and gently shake. Immediately pour off the hot water, leaving the eggs in the pot....

Monday Jun 26th, 2017 Share

Alzheimer's: Another Reason to Lose Weight and Exercise

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Crabby Old Lady

When an old woman died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in Moosomin, Saskatchewan, it was believed that she had nothing left of any value.   Later, when the nurses were going through her meager possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital. One nurse took her copy to Alberta.    The old woman’s sole bequest to posterity has since appeared in the...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share


Having Mixed Emotions Buying a residence when 50+ can be both exciting and daunting. The excitement stems from anticipating new beginnings in a fresh environment. It can be daunting because there are so many types of senior residences, finite resources and sometimes emotional hurdles to overcome. Assessing Your Real Estate Options SRES® designees can sit down with you and your loved ones to discuss needs outline options and help you determine the very best 50+...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Avoid Mistakes With Retirement Savings

Make one or two mistakes in handling your retirement money, and you could be paying a stiff penalty later in your life. The stock market goes up and down, but you’ll survive if you stay clear of these common mistakes: Obsessing about market losses. Focus instead on long-term needs. Catastrophic events and long-term health care needs cause as much damage when you’re caught unaware as does a shaky stock market. Will your nest egg be able to handle long-term care? Forgetting...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Eating Right as we Age by Eve Lees

Age-associated changes in metabolism can affect how our bodies process the food we eat. After age 30, metabolic rate begins to slow. Lean body mass (muscle) decreases and body fat increases. You can slow the rate of decline with proper diet and regular physical activity. However, even with these pre-emptive measures, some metabolic slowing still occurs. The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter suggests the following dietary precautions, for those 50 years or older: Calories. Be sure you're...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Canada Needs a Strategy to Improve Senior Drug Safety

Four years ago, at age 84, my dad survived a severe stroke. The downside is that during his hospital stay this otherwise fit person was put on a drug regimen and has been taking nine prescription drugs a day ever since. My dad's experience with multiple drugs is not uncommon for his age group. Seniors age 65 and over are the heaviest users of prescription drugs in the country. They take, on average, 7.4 prescription drugs. Experts have pointed to increased drug utilization as a...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Silver Alert

We’ve heard the term Amber Alerts often in the past few years, referring to children who are missing or taken from their families. But some in the Zoomer Community are advocating for a Silver Alert – an avenue to let the public know when a senior has gone missing, especially in the winter when they may be at higher risk of exposure. Do you think this is a good idea? We want to hear from you let us know at 416-360-0740 Toll free:1-866-740-4740

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

How Rosedale Village Got It's Name?

Five Generations ago, a Brampton man named Harry Dale began growing roses called Dale Autographed Roses, which he exported around the world and helped put Brampton on the map. This claim to fame is how Harry dale earned hie title of "The Rose Man" and how Brampton earned its place as "The Flower City of Canada". Rosedale Village is named after Mr. Dale's early pioneering family, and the flowers that helped make Brampton the beautiful and blooming city it is...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Is an adult retirement community right for you?

It’s time to think about a starter home. Yes, you read correctly. As you transition into an active retirement life, you may find that your family home is just too big for you and your spouse — certainly you are using fewer rooms since the kids moved out — and it may be time to start fresh, in a home designed with you in mind. Active adult communities are sprouting up across the country, attracting a healthy cross-section of full-time workers, semi-retired and those who left...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Why demand for retirement lifestyle communities will only increase

Phyllis Mahon was in her late 50s when she went looking for a smaller, more manageable home in a quiet community. She wanted a place where she could share her interests with like-minded people, and still have plenty of space to walk her dog. Her search brought her to the Sandycove Acres retirement community in Innisfil, Ont., about 100 kilometres north of Toronto, with heated outdoor pools, minigolf, a games room, shuffleboard and a library. To say she’s satisfied with the move would...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share

Rosedale Village Development

The MBTW Group has played a primary role in the planning, urban design, and landscape architecture of the Rosedale Village adult lifestyle community, from design to implementation. In its entirety, Rosedale Village will become a series of neighbourhoods in a 350 acre community, set within the context of the Springdale Community. Extensive research of existing adult lifestyle communities led to the development of a traditional village theme with resort qualities, in terms of architectural...

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017 Share


Rosedale Village is a prestigious gated lifestyle community designed to ensure your absolute comfort, convenience and safety. Entry to the community is only possible through our fully automated gated entrance, which grants you access 24 hours daily throughout the year. As a condominium community, residents are free from the hassles of mowing lawns and shoveling snow. Gardens are fully cultivated, though if you like to exercise your green thumb you are welcome to participate and plant flowers...

Tuesday Dec 27th, 2016 Share

Foreclosure v.s. Power of Sale



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