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Practical, helpful baby shower gifts for first-time moms

Practical, helpful baby shower gifts for first-time moms

Attending a baby shower for a first-time parent? Chances are that your mom friend is probably stressing over what she needs for when baby arrives. When shopping for that perfect shower gift, look for practical items that can help make her new life a little bit easier: A thermometer: Thermometers are an item that many parents […]

Volunteering – a way to learn about yourself

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Volunteering – a way to learn about yourself

Volunteering is a wonderful way to give back to your community or lend a hand to a worthwhile cause. If you’ve been thinking about signing up for volunteer work but are unsure of where to start, here are some ideas: Think about it. Why do you want to volunteer? Do you want to learn new skills, […]

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Have we forgotten how to eat together?

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Have we forgotten how to eat together?

Kids eat together on the playground, and college students dine in shared dorm rooms, but as we get older and take on day jobs, are we still eating together? Apparently, not so much. A recent national survey commissioned by President’s Choice found that although Canadians spend significantly less time eating meals with friends and family […]

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Looking for a retirement home in Ontario?

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Looking for a retirement home in Ontario?

We all want the best quality of life during our retirement years. Whether you’re planning for your own future or that of a loved one, making wise choices is essential for enjoying this life stage. There are many helpful online resources available when searching for a retirement home in the province, and the Retirement Homes […]

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Scams that target seniors

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Scams that target seniors

Many fraudsters target their scams at seniors, believing that they are more vulnerable and easier to trick. This isn’t always true of course, but seniors remain one of the most targeted groups, so it pays to be cautious. Whether you’re a senior or are hoping to keep your parents safe, learn some of the most […]

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How to handle family disagreements about end-of-life plans

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How to handle family disagreements about end-of-life plans

If someone dies without plans in place, there are a multitude of things to do and decisions to make within 72 hours. This could lead to a myriad of possible disagreements. Planning ahead can help to alleviate some of the stress on family members and friends. Sharing your end-of-life plans with loved ones can be […]

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