Senior & Child Care

Burlington Ontario one of the best places for retirees and senior citizens

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.



10 Network Building Tips for Family Caregivers of Senior Loved Ones from Senior Care Corner

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.

Elder Care Cafe

Caring for the Elderly

Health Conditions

Health Conditions

Substance abuse on the rise among boomers

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.

Canadian Coalition for Senior’s Mental Health

To Promote Senior’s mental health by connecting people, ideas and resources.

Child Care:

Kids need connections, not control: psychiatrist

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.

Children’s Health Study

Enjoying a meal out with a toddler

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 19th on list of best and worst countries for mothers

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.

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