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WELCOME Boomers, Seniors, Caregivers, on Retirement...

I'm Diane Hoffmann, your consultant on seniors and aging issues.

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Energy and Persistence -- A New Perspective on Retirement and Writing
An old quote by a well known printer and statesman has become a new perspective on the basis of my own writing and working...
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On Seniors Housing and Moving
When reaching the pre-retirement phase of life (50+), people begin to think about housing: "When will I have to sell my house and downsize?" At retirement (65+) the question becomes "Do I sell my home now and downsize? and "Do I move from a house to an apartment or Condo -- Or to the basement of my children's home?"...
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Seniors and Gambling
The Losses & Costs of ‘Gaming’ Gambling has increasingly become a form of recreation for older adults. Some 68% of Canadian seniors gamble, and around 2.1% have moderate to severe gambling-related problems...
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Aging and Itching!
The first thing to clarify is that when seniors experience itching of the skin, this is NOT part of the ‘normal’ aging process. If it was, ALL seniors would itch. And we know this is not true...
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Reducing Your Feelings of Guilt
Even the most effective caregiver can find something to feel guilty about. Feelings of guilt, however, drain time, energy and emotion - all three of which are already at a premium for family caregivers.....
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Understanding The Baby Boomer Phenomenon In Demographic Terms
The Baby-boomer generation is well known because of its significant influence on the economy and large numbers that make up close to a third of the Canadian population....
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Updates on Dementia in Canada
Today, half a million Canadians have Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and approximately 71,000 of them are under age 65...
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Seniors Driving Safely
In British Columbia, at the age of 80, all seniors who have a driver’s licence will receive the driver’s medical exam form in the mail from the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles...
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