Bringing Seniors and Services Together

Focus On Seniors: Watchfulness. Acceptance. Respect .

Written by: Douglas A Coburn AIIC (CIP) RAC cert., BSc.Pod The METOO social media movement is an excellent example of how positive change is made possible from a grass roots level. A few individuals started a conversation that resulted in a new and hum …

Hearing Loss; Signs and Treatment for Seniors

Beyond hypertension and arthritis, hearing loss is the most common chronic condition affecting seniors. Whether they like to admit it or not, hearing loss affects almost one in four seniors between the ages of 65 and 74. According to the National Insti …

Researchers at the University of Ottawa’s Human Environmental Physiology Research Unit (HEPRU) are seeking Ottawa participants.

Photo – Credit – Attention Ottawa area: researchers at the University of Ottawa’s Human Environmental Physiology Research Unit (HEPRU) are seeking participants. Their research focuses on how the body interacts with the envi … copyright -

What we’ve learned through the ages!

I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing “Silent Night.” Age 5 I’ve learned that our dog doesn’t want to eat my broccoli either. Age 7 I’ve learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what they are doing and w … What have you learned so far?

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
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