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Lisa and Bruce Mahony were on the cover and inside of: Neighbours of Yorkville and the Annex this month about being a caregiver.

Are you a Family Caregiver?

Advice to help you cope and stay healthy as a caregiver Much is being written about caring for a loved one, but there is hardly a topic more complicated and heartbreaking than this caregiver topic for
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Wii remote for seniors excercise

Seniors trade walkers for Wii

Video game day gets residents exercising bodies and minds Barbara Foley was skeptical, at best, about trying video games. “My grandchildren say, `It’s easy, Nana.’ But I never played,” said Foley, 85. “I’m old-fashioned.” At the
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Wii bowling keeps seniors active

Seniors strike it healthy with virtual bowling

Friday is bowling night at the Millennium Trail Manor retirement home, when up to 20 residents gather for some friendly competition on the lanes. “It’s fun, it’s very challenging,” says 79-year-old Helen Bradnam, who only misses
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Piano as an activity for seniors

Seniors challenge their grey matter

Adopt ‘use it or lose it’ mantra when it comes to exercising ‘your brain’ Ruth Vuchnich is 93 years old. The Ohio-born senior still drives a car — “I don’t drive after dark,” she admits —
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