The 2012 edition of MoneySense Magazine’s Canada’s Best Places to Live came out two days ago, and Burlington is ranked Number 2. As the most westerly city in the Greater Toronto Area, Burlington attracts residents of all ages, but it is particularly attractive to older Canadians. A good variety of affordable housing, easily accessible downtown and medical services, great shopping options, waterfront location and recreation and leisure facilities combine to make Burlington a wonderful place for retirees and senior citizens to call home. Burlington has all the amenities of a big city with a lower cost of living than bigger cities, making it an attractive option to those on a fixed retirement income.
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Family caregivers of senior loved ones understand only too well the physical and emotional stress associated with their role but too many don’t know where to turn for support to help deal with this stress. Senior Care Corner has tips for building a caregiver support network.
Caring for the Elderly
Think of a stereotypical drug addict and a vision of a young, tattooed high school dropout might come to mind. Drug addiction is typically associated with young adults, not with retirees.
But as the baby-boom generation, now ages 48 to 66, expands the ranks of an already-sizeable older population, substance abuse is on the rise among elders.
To Promote Senior’s mental health by connecting people, ideas and resources.
Kids need relationships, connections with caring adults to feel they belong and to build their brains, Clinton told the 37th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at LIUNA Station Tuesday.
Over the last year and a half, we’ve learned a few things that work for us to help make the meal more enjoyable. Most of the time these work, but as any caregiver knows, there’s no guarantees with children.
Canada has moved up a notch this year in Save the Children’s 13th State of the World’s Mothers report.
Canada is ranked the 19th best place in the world to be a mother, up one spot from last year’s ranking.