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Virtual Reality Medicine and the Older Adult

Living far away from a loved one can be difficult for many reasons.

But what if you, your loved one and your loved one’s doctor could meet virtually?  15 more words


The Farm: Episode 556 by Nicol Drysdale

Cunning plan 435.

After long debate, I managed to negotiate the following signed contract without the need of weapons:


DATED: NOVEMBER 6TH, 2015. 99 more words

Settling down and growing old on Hamilton Mountain

I’ve noticed something strange about the way I describe certain parts of Hamilton. In my authoritative (tour guide-esque?) way, I’ll point out the history of the area, little fun tidbits of information on the people who lived there or the city councillor who represented the area, and describe the places by saying things like ‘an older neighbourhood’ or ‘an aging part of the city’. 2,029 more words

Maps And Visuals

In Celebration of Caregivers

November is National Caregivers Month. I know, sounds like a dry blog topic. I’ll see if I can spice it up. But really, did you know that two out of five American adults are family caregivers? 976 more words

Caring For A Parent

It takes a village to care for our elders

Silver Sage Village recently began discussing some ideas about aging in community – engagement, disengagement, reengagement – perspectives.

Click on the image of Silver Sage Village… 46 more words


In-Home Care: Pros and Cons

Many seniors find themselves responsible for the care of aged parents or other family members who are determined to remain in their homes. These senior seniors won’t hear of assisted living and refuse to consider alternative solutions, such as moving closer to one of their children. 464 more words