Episode 5: “Co-Housing”, an alternate option for Retirement Living

    Episode Info: Cohousing originated in Denmark in the 1960s. Today some 50,000 people in Denmark are cohousing. In Canada, we have less than 20 cohousing projects and they are mainly in BC. There are however over 150 such projects in the US (and maybe more now)....

Episode 4: Quality Aging, Anywhere

    Episode Info: Did you know that in Canada the average cost of living, whether it’s assisted or going to retirement homes with dementia suites can go up to 1.5k-6k dollars a month and the country has recorded a great increase of seniors in the last years. Today we...

Episode 3: Aging In Place: Growing Older, Staying At Home

    Episode Info: As of July 2019, there are more than 10,000 Canadians over the age of 100 and over 80% of those centenarians are women. Also, 16% to 17% of the people who are over the age of 65 today that is part of the population by 2031 will become 23%. Another 6%...

Episode 2: How Much Do I Need For My Retirement

    A Canadian Income survey conducted in 2017 revealed there’s close to quarter of a million seniors living in poverty in Canada and most of them are women. A 2016 data also indicated that 2/3 of the people in Canada who are over the age of 85 are women. To help us...

Episode 1: Downsizing and Pros/Cons of Condominiums

    Imagine leaving a house you’ve lived in for many decades and moving to a smaller and unfamiliar new home. For many people, moving to a new place can be very stressful. For seniors, even more so. Fortunately, today’s guest has a vast experience guiding seniors as...