Seniors Get Tax Break In Home Development

By Tim Watt  |  July 1, 2015

Seniors, rejoice! Whether you live in an assisted living facility or you're living independently in Canada, you'll be getting a major price cut for home renovations thanks to recent tax breaks.

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4 Misconceptions About Older Workers

By Tim Watt  |  June 9, 2015

For employers, hiring skilled workers with a good general knowledge of their particular practice is essential to a successful company. However, according to the Government of Canada, there's one change predicted to occur within the foreseeable future that could have major impacts on the labour force. Employers can expect that many of their potential employees will be older than before. This suggests they may need to make a few necessary changes to recruitment strategies. 

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How To Prepare End-Of-Life Care

By Julia Little  |  June 8, 2015

Starting a discussion about end-of-life care can be incredibly difficult. Many family members may not know what to say without offending their loved ones. However, addressing these matters now can help make things a little easier for you and others later on. Use these helpful suggestions on how to prepare for end-of-life care.

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Help Seniors Understand Power Of Attorney

By Tim Watt  |  May 28, 2015

As people age, it's important that they have planned for their future with a power of attorney. Older adults become more susceptible to age-related conditions that may inhibit their ability to make important financial decisions. Health professionals should help seniors understand how a power of attorney can assist them in ensuring financial security down the road. 

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Canadian Seniors Get Bigger Benefits

By Tim Watt  |  April 30, 2015

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Spotlight on Scams: How to Protect Your Assets Online

By Tim Watt  |  April 17, 2015

Scammers frequently target seniors when attempting to steal money from unsuspecting citizens. There are many ways to avoid some of the most popular financial scams, whether you're traveling or fielding calls from a suspicious organization.

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Surprising Retirement Expectations And How To Prepare

By Tim Watt  |  April 16, 2015

Many people envision settling into a retirement community sometime in their late 50s or mid 60s. However, as people grow older, this dream seems to be far off, with many expecting to retire at a much later age, according to a Tangerine survey.

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Happy National Healthcare Decisions Day!

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 16, 2015

Happy National Healthcare Decisions Day! It is important to know that advance care planning is more than just naming someone you trust a power of attorney or writing a living will. It’s critical that you have frank, clear conversations with your loved ones about your end-of-life plans in combination with any advance health care directives you make.

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