Please check out the link below for a very timely article written by our own Connie Newman about the true cost of ambulance service in Manitoba and the impact that it is having on our Senior adults.
In the linked article from the Huffington Post you will find some amazing photos and stories of Senior Adults embracing new adventures and keeping up with ones from later years.
You can fins the article on the Huffington Post’s Website.
This past weekend the Winnipeg Free Press had a great article on how the town of Gladstone is intentionally working on creating it’s own unique retirement community. Definitely worth a read. You can find the article on the Winnipeg Free Press website.
Is a series of wonderful interviews on the “60 Minutes” website of 90+’ers who share their remarkable experiences from the past century. Definitely worth watching and reflecting on just how much these folks have seen over the course of their lifetimes and the great life lessons they have to pass on.
Click on the following link in order to watch each interview.
Over the last few years the Manitoba Association of Senior Centres has partnered with Joanne Klassen the founder of Heartspace to train facilitators to bring Discover Yourself Through Life Writing courses to seniors centres across Manitoba. Our friends at Senior Scope have, in their latest issue, highlighted 2 of the stories that have been completed through this process. Story authors Sandra Bater and Astrid Schuhmann both do an excellent job and we are thrilled that their efforts were highlighted in this issue.
This is a great article discovered in the Winnipeg Free Press that talks about some of the challenges facing the Boomer generation. We have included the first paragraph to stir your interest. For the full article please visit the Winnipeg Free Press by clicking on the link below.
If you’re a grown-up with parents, you may think it’s a major pain to have to take time out of your busy life to go see them or have them over. You may get tired of their hints that they don’t get enough attention. You may even have to listen to resentful complaints or demands. Plus those questions about why you let your kids get away with (fill-in-the-blank) … Think you’ve got it tough? Some of your contemporaries in China gladly would trade places with you. The rest of the article can be found in the link below: