Lifestyles

Adventure photographer is still answering nature’s call

Sep 19th, 2019 | By
Adventure photographer is still answering nature’s call

Dan Clements couldn’t believe what he was seeing. For the past week, he and five others had been trekking through British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest, returning to a sailboat anchored off the coast of Gribbell Island to sleep before resuming their search for one of the world’s most elusive species. It was September 2017. The
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Active and engaged beats isolation and loneliness

Aug 27th, 2019 | By

There is a strong correlation between human connection and engagement and the overall impact on an elder’s physical and mental health. Seniors who are imbued with a sense of purpose are less likely to succumb to the negative effects of social isolation and loneliness. Isolation can increase the risk of mortality, falls, and re-hospitalization among
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Biking with no age limit

Aug 13th, 2019 | By
Biking with no age limit

Cycling Without Age wants everyone to feel the wind in their hair on the back of a modified bike. The elderly is one of the population groups that the non-profit organization helps get out and about. Volunteers sign up to take passengers for rides on trishaws—three-wheeled bikes—to give their emotional well-being a boost. Since getting
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Conversations about moving to assisted living are hard but necessary

Jul 31st, 2019 | By

The best time to make changes and have conversations with a senior about moving out of their home is well before you are forced to make the decision. If you wait until a crisis strikes, you can end up making choices in a panicked state and be unhappy with the outcome. For example, if you
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