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The RCMP Seniors Safety & Security Guidebook

The RCMP Seniors Guidebook to Safety and Security PDF Version (780 KB) This publication can also be ordered at a cost from St. Joseph Corporation. For ordering information please contact them at their toll free number: 1-888-562-5561. Table of Contents

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Improving Driver’s Licence Renewal for Seniors

Ontario Government Committed to Supporting Seniors January 28, 2014 3:00 p.m.Ministry of Transportation Ontario is enhancing its driver’s licence renewal program to help seniors who are fit to drive renew their licences. Starting April 21, 2014, drivers aged 80 and

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Older People’s Brains May Be Slower, But Only Because They Know So Much, Study Says

A new study from Germany has likened the memory abilities of older people to full hard drives: They don’t lose cognitive power over time; they just function slower because of an increasing amount of information. “The human brain works slower

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Seniors say technology is key to independence

For Canadian seniors, technology is making an increasing difference in their ability to remain at home, independent and engaged. Online seniors 75-plus say they are most inclined to use technology that helps them stay socially active (63 per cent), according

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Seniors becoming more active on social media

They can spend hours surfing the Internet, playing on social networking sites, and using the latest electronic tools to connect with those close to them. Teenagers, you say? No, this is the activity of today’s seniors. A new national survey

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Report confirms we’re never too old for love

Seniors are setting the record straight: love and romance aren’t just for the young. In fact, seven in 10 seniors over the age of 75 say they’re never too old for love. This is one of the key findings of

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Programs help seniors improve quality of life

For healthy aging, think of how you can ‘Rev It Up’. That’s the name of a program from Revera, a leading provider of seniors’ care and accommodation, which is helping seniors to dramatically improve their quality of life. Rev It Up

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Revera Report Shows Respect Brings Lasting Love

The majority of seniors over the age of 75 say love and romance remains an important aspect of their lives. That’s just one of the key findings from the Revera Report on Romance. Mendel and Valerie, residents at Revera’s Pine Villa

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Retirement Residence Options At All Time High

Today’s seniors are a dynamic and active group. It’s only fitting then that retirement residences are offering a wider range of choices – from services and amenities to living arrangements – than ever before. “Our focus is on helping residents live

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Catering to Senior’s Taste Buds

Eating well is key to living life to the fullest, no matter what your age. But dietary requirements can change as we get older. Not only do our taste buds start to lose their sensitivity, but how much we eat,

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