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Driving Us, ….Around the Corner

From All About Estates blog, this article hits home with many of us who have elderly parents who worry about their driving tests – for this writer, it gives me a sense of relief that maybe my elderly mother will

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Toronto day programs help seniors with dementia

By: Nancy J. White Living Reporter, Published on Fri Apr 25 2014 In Toronto, 37 seniors’ day programs accept people with dementia, while eight are specifically for those with the disease, according to the Toronto Dementia Network website, dementiatoronto.org. The

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ASA & Transition Squad on Rogers TV

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The ASA Seniors Real Estate Program Makes CTV News . . .

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The Master-ASA Business Development Workshop

March 24th & 25th saw a group of the Master-ASA members at the JW Marriott Resort at Lake Rosseau for a business development workshop. The two days were chock-full of learning and sharing opportunities for all in attendance. Topics covered

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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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Boomers in denial about health . . .

Canada’s baby boomers in denial about health habits needed to avoid disease: poll Michelle McQuigge, Canadian Press Baby boomers may have dreams of spending their twilight years basking in the glow of good health, but a new poll suggests they’ll have

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Boomers need to start working out NOW . . .

Baby Boomers should start working out now if they want to be fit in senior years, doctor says Helen Branswell, Canadian Press No one likes to think about getting old and we generally don’t do much to prepare for it. But

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Research in the News – Can Weight Training Boost the Aging Brain?

Submitted by Dr. Liza Stathokostas, CCAA Researcher Recently the media reported on a study that examined the effects of resistance training on “cognitive function” in Seniors.   A sample of headlines includes: “Resistance Training May Stave Off Dementia” and “‎Training with

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