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Getting on With Life After a Partner Dies

Jane Brody writes about the challenges of juggling yard work, finances and home repairs after the death of her husband Richard in March.
Every year millions are thrust into the role of widow and widower, forced to learn how to cope on their own, after many years of sharing life’s chores with another. Some have the help of grown children or friends who live nearby, but even they are often faced with tackling tasks their late spouses had done.
 

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10 Signs of Aging: Would Home Care help Your Senior?

An informative checklist to help you determine whether or not your loved one may need additional assistance.

1. Look in the refrigerator, freezer and drawers.  Has food spoiled because mom can’t get to the grocery store?  Does she have difficulty cleaning tight, cluttered places?

2. Look over the grocery list.  Has your loved one’s declining health prompted her to purchase more convenience and junk foods, and neglect proper nutrition?  Is she losing weight? Would home care in Phoenix help your elder eat healthy ...

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Widowed.ca welcomes Alexandra Evans-Munoz at The Mortgage Centre!

The Mortgage Centre
21 Roysun Rd. Unit 6
Woodbridge, ON L4L 8R3

Contact: Alexandra Evans-Munoz
Phone: 416-578-0522, 905-652-3000 ext 409
Fax: 905-652-0148

Guiding people in the Woodbridge area through the mortgage process with her 9 years of financial industry experience, Alexandra offers knowledgeable and honest service to help arrange a mortgage that suits you.

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Setting Goals for the New Year!

As 2010 comes to an end, we all start thinking about setting goals and resolutions for the New Year.  Whether it be improving your health through eating or exercise, finally implementing a solid financial plan or to spend more quality time with family, setting goals for positive change is a good way to bring yourself forward into a brand new year.  Make sure that you set reasonable and specific goals to ensure that these can be met.  Setting your expectations ...

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Happy Holidays from our hearts to yours!


Wishing a most wonderful holiday season, filled with love, support and blessings to you and your families.
May the joyful memories of the past carry you through the new year.

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Widowed.ca welcomes also…

Our NEW Directory Listers…

 

Sylk Home Staging Oakville, Ontario- resale home preparation, staging and organizing 905-407-0897

 

Nurse Next Door Mississauga – The caregivers who do “whatever it takes to bring you peace of mind”  905-582-3742

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Decluttering.ca Mississauga, Ontario – Professional organizing services with heart 905-469-0908

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Widowed.ca welcomes The Granville West Group!

Granville West Group – Manulife Securities Inc.

1425 -1075 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 3C9

Contact: Tom Kelly
Phone: 604-687-0401

We are pleased to welcome the Dixon Kelly Group a division of the Granville West Group experts in wealth management in the Vancouver area since 1982. Building client relationships on service, knowledge and respect assisting with building a solid financial plan.

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Widowed.ca welcomes Linden and Associates!

Royal Bank Plaza, 200 Bay Street, North Tower, Suite 2010, P.O. Box 10
Toronto, ON M5J 2J1

Contact: Justin Linden
Phone: 416 861 9338

Linden and Associates of Toronto act on behalf of the victims and families of serious, catastrophoc and fatal accidents.  Justin Linden, Jonathan Ng, Thomas McKinlay and Jeremy Dunn specialize in their field and are pleased to meet with victims and their families where ever is most ...

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Winter Safety for Seniors

written by Alesha E. Churba and shared through WordPress

Snow Snow can be beautiful but dangerous for a senior.

Tilly and Harold are in their early 80’s and live in their fifty year old home. Tilly and Harold are relatively healthy for their ages and are living on their fixed retirement that hasn’t increased since Harold retired thirty years ago. Sure, they receive Social Security but with the cost of their medication ...

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What to Do if You Can’t Sleep… Feel Lonely… Are Anxious or Worried

Have you ever felt anxious or worried, lonely, or had trouble sleeping? Sometimes when we talk to the doctor about these problems, we get a prescription for sleeping pills or tranquillizers. Although these medications may help us feel better for a short while, they do not solve our problems.

Medications that help us feel calm and help us to sleep during a crisis are not meant to be used for more than 7 to 10 days. Instead of taking sleeping pills ...

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