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Date updated: December 31, 2019

Who handles the finances in your household?

Does only one spouse or partner handle the family finances? If only one person knows about the accounts, bills, investments, and taxes, and that person becomes incapacitated, the partner now needs take over in the midst of potential tragedy. Imagine if you’re the finance and bill owner and you die. You not only leave your…

How is Your Balance? 3 Easy Exercises

Poor balance can make you dizzy and unsteady on your feet. It can also cause you to do things like miss a stair step, bump into furniture, or trip over the family pet. In the worst situations, stumbles can lead to falls and potentially serious injuries. Falling can definitely be a concern if you live…

10 HELPFUL GIFTS: KITCHEN AIDS FOR SENIORS SAFELY INCREASE INDEPENDENCE

Make the kitchen safer for seniors Health conditions like arthritis, low vision, frailty, stroke, or dementia can make everyday tasks challenging for older adults. With heat, liquids, and knives, working in the kitchen can be especially dangerous. We found 10 simple kitchen aids for seniors that increase safety, prevent accidents, and help them stay independent longer. Being able to perform…

Eating and Drinking Well in Later Life

Is this me? Whether you are slim or bigger (even if you are seemingly overweight, you can still be malnourished), it’s not good to lose weight without meaning to. It’s easy for weight to drop off without noticing. Significant, unintended weight loss makes you more likely to get ill or have a fall and can…

Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors

The Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors (PACAS) is a volunteer council of thirteen individuals from throughout the province. PACAS advises and informs the Provincial Government on issues, concerns, and requirements of older adults. The Council ensures that the Provincial Government considers the perspective of older adults when developing current and future policies for…

CARP – ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION FOR OLDER CANADIANS

CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly known as Canadian Association for Retired Persons, CARP has grown to over 300,000 members. CARP’s mission includes advocating for social change that will bring: Financial security Reasonable and timely access to health care Freedom from ageism CARP: Publishes Zoomer Magazine nine times a year Sponsors…

Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland & Labrador

The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador records and preserves the historial background of rug hooking in this province. The Guild has 15 branches or rug hooking groups in NL: Woody Point, Corner Brook, Lark Hr, Grand Falls- Windsor, Gander, Eastport, Springdale, Point Leamington, Lewisporte, Northern Arm, St. Alban’s, Clarenville, Paradise, St. John’s, Harbour…

Grocery online Shopping at Dominion Stores in NL

Customers can now shop online at all Dominion  stores in NL.  These Loblaw’s Cos. Ltd.- owned stores are only located  on the island. Customers can browse online all food products, health and beauty aids, household supplies, ready made food, and flowers and select items for their “cart”.  In-store personal shoppers pick up the items with…

DoorWays: Labrador-Grenfell Health. Mental Health and Addictions Walk-In Counselling

DoorWays, a single session walk-in counselling service is offered at many locations in the Labrador Grenfell region. DoorWays offer single sessions on a first come, first served basis. Some of the topics that could be discussed with a counsellor include: depression, anxiety, bullying, coping, grief/loss, addictions, relationship issues and/or stress. No appointment or referral necessary…

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