Take care of yourself

January is Alzheimer’s month Dementia caregiving: Take care of yourself while caring for others Original article here The job of a caregiver to someone with dementia can be an emotional rollercoaster — especially when it falls on the shoulders of a family member...

Non-drug approaches to managing dementia

January is Alzheimers’ month 3 simple ways to manage challenging behaviours associated with dementia Original article posted here Dementia can be a devastating diagnosis. The characteristic problems with memory, thinking, language and judgment are a challenge,...

Older adult abuse workshops

The NWT Seniors’ Society hosts workshops to spread awareness and knowledge around the risk of abuse for elders. Please feel free to contact us for more information, to book a workshop, or to contribute to the...

Older adults remembering veterans

Bowmanville older adults remember the veterans Original article by Jennifer O’Meara, published November 6th, 2018 CLARINGTON — To honour the courage and sacrifices of those who have served Canada during times of war and conflict, the Bowmanville Older Adult...

Active Elder Award

Eunice Nasogaluk receives Active Elder Award 2018 Congratulations to Eunice Nasogoluak for receiving the NWT RPA’s Active Elder Award. Eunice is known for her musical abilities, language skills, and the time she gives to her community, especially with the youth....

Eye and ear care helps brain care?

Want to keep your brain sharp? Take care of your eyes and ears Original article written by Allison Aubrey October 22nd, 2018 By age 40, about 1 in 10 adults will experience some hearing loss. It happens so slowly and gradually, says audiologist Dina Rollins....