Episode 24: Season Finale, Highlights of Season 1

    Did you know that our podcast is now listened to in 30 countries? When we started the “All Things Seniors” podcast, I never imagined that our efforts of creating the show will be accepted so positively around the world and that we will be given so much love and...

Episode 22: Entrepreneurship as Retirement Career

    Did you know that a 50 plus year old startup founder is almost 3 times more likely to have a successful business compared to a 25-year-old startup founder? I would have thought that due to positive stats like that there would have been more and more support to...

Episode 21: Family Caregivers, Need Help

    Did you know that nearly half of the Canadian population has cared for an ageing, ill, or disabled family member or friend at some point in time? This is according to the latest data from Statistics Canada. Despite little or no training, family caregivers are...

Episode 20: Directly Funded Home Care

    Did you know that a lot of home care in Canada is free? It is part of our healthcare system and a benefit for Canadians. If you knew this, you are part of a very small percentage of people. Congratulations! Home and community care services, as it is formerly...

Episode 19: Transportation For Seniors & Its Role In Purposeful Aging

    Did you know that driving is the primary mode of transportation for a large majority of Canadian adults including seniors ages 65 to 74? Almost 70% reported driving their own vehicles as their primary means of transportation. Thirty percent of seniors 85 years old...

Episode 18: Medication, Diabetes and Personal Pharmacist

    Did you know that 76% of seniors living at home and 97% of those living in healthcare institutions are taking some form of medication? Two-thirds of Canadians over 65 also have one or more different prescriptions and a quarter of them have ten or more. Pharmacists...

Episode 17: Medical Cannabis 101 – Myths and Uses

    Did you know that according to Stats Canada, people aged 65 and older are Canada’s fastest growing group of cannabis users? Additionally, there are 10 times more seniors using cannabis today than in 2012. Despite this increase there still remains a large...

Episode 16: “Caregiving Changes Relationships”

    Did you know that there are over 6 million family caregivers in Canada? Over 50% of family caregivers are themselves over the age of 45. That means most of them are managing careers as well as kids along with being a caregiver. Many family caregivers don’t have...

Episode 15: “Parkinsons: Living Your Best”

    Did you know that Parkinson’s disease is the second most common age-related neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease? To date, an estimated 7 to 10 million people worldwide have Parkinson’s disease. The prevalence of the disease...