Bringing Seniors and Services Together

Lonely – Need a friendly person to call at any time – this service may help you

Perhaps someone you know should know about this service! An Ottawa organization is hoping a simple phone call to someone with the time to listen can help seniors struggling with loneliness. Rural Ottawa South Support Services is now operating a line ca …

Looking for alternative housing possibilities as we age – this group might be of interest.

An organization called Convivium Housing is an organization that is looking at  co-op housing alternatives that may offer a new alternative for growing old in the city of Ottawa.  This has been done successfully in other countries but not too much her … possible cooperative housing possibilities for seniors in Ottawa

New tougher Distracted Driving Laws in force in Ontario as of January 1, 2019

This is something everyone needs to know about if you’re driving in Ontario.  The laws for distracted driving just got a lot more serious as of today and this is a good thing as there are now more people killed in accidents due to distracted driving th … don't drive while texting or talking on the phone

What Happens When Caregiving Ends

You’ve been the primary care giver for someone and now they’ve passed on – now what?  This is a common problem for lots of people – how do you move on from that experience? You’ll find out more about the following steps in a great article from AARP at  …

Get a grip and be sure not to slip this winter! Fall Prevention!

We all know how important it is as we get older not to slip and break anything – In Ottawa that can be a challenge in the winter – perhaps these snow grips will help. I did see them at Coscto a couple of weeks ago but haven’t noticed them lately. If yo … get traction grips for your boots this winter and stay safe - Ottawa Seniors

First Executive Director of the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa received Order of Ottawa Award – Kathy Wright

Kathy Wright Kathy Wright was the First Executive Director of the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa-Carleton, now known as the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County, which launched in 1985. Under Ms. Wright’s leadership, the organization grew from a …
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