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Seniors Health Promotion and Active Living Fair

Square One Seniors Wellness Services presents…

Seniors Health Promotion
and Active Living Fair

at the Square One Older Adult Centre
Square One Shopping Centre
Lower Level in Between The Bay and The Bank of Montreal

~ FREE ADMISSION ~

Thursday, March 22nd from Noon – 3:00pm
Friday, March 23rd from 10:00am – 1:00pm

* 45 different exhibitors each day * refreshments * presentations * entertainment * participant bags * door prizes * clinics *

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From our families to yours…

From our families to yours…

As we near the end of another year, we often reflect to the past, to loved ones missed, memories made and to the promise of the future.

From all of us at Widowed.ca, we wish you all a wonderful holiday season, filled with joy, laughter and most of all, peace.

We look forward to the hope of a new year, may yours be blessed with love of family and friends.

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Time Is Not Enough

Time Is Not Enough

Lasting Healing Is Hard Work – Time is Not Enough

As the holiday period approaches and the New Year beckons, a time of reflection appears. I have always loved this time of year. Everybody is usually in a good mood, open to conversation and the children are very excited which is contagious.

For the last two years, it has been difficult to get excited about the season. But this year has been a little better than last year. It was hard to get ...

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Coping with grief during the holidays

Coping with grief during the holidays
Whether it is your first Christmas without someone special who has passed or your twentieth, coping with grief during the holidays can be a significant challenge.

Losing a loved one is always hard. But during the holiday season grief can be almost overwhelming.  While things may feel very grim there are some steps you can take to help you get through the holidays while you grieve.  Here are some tips to help you or a loved one through the coming season.

There’s No Way I Can Downsize

There’s No Way I Can Downsize

Courtesy of Gordon’s Estate Services. Downsizing or making a major move can be overwhelming. There is so much to think about:  the sale of your home, organizing finances, cleaning, sorting, packing and sometimes most importantly, choosing what to take with you. Despite everything that needs to be managed, the number one concern time and time again is, “what will happen to my things?”

Everyone tends to collect things over the course of their life. If you are moving from your ...

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Re-Membering..Part 1

Re-Membering..Part 1

This is the first instalment of a five-part series on dealing with grief in the loss of my spouse.

A young woman, who has been following my blog for a while noticed the change in my writing late this summer. She asked, “What made the difference?” Her father passed away three years ago, and she has been going through her own grief all the while supporting her mother through hers. I took the time to ponder ...

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A Message from a Widower…

A Message from a Widower…

A message from a Widowed.ca user…feel free to share your comments and advice.

Firstly, thank you for this site. I can’t believe I haven’t come across your site in the past but my search today brought me to you.

My name is Garth. I have been a widower now for almost 10 years, hard to believe it’s been that long!!! I lost my wife to two bouts with Breast Cancer in March 2002, Lauire was in her 32nd ...

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Memory and Aging

Memory and Aging

An interesting article forwarded by Marion Bishop from Thornbrook Home Care Inc..

10 Ways You Get Smarter as You Get Older
By Annie Murphy Paul
From the May 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine

It’s true that as you get older, your brain’s processing speed begins to slow, and your memory may occasionally short out, says Margaret Gatz, PhD, professor of psychology, gerontology, and preventive medicine at the University of Southern California. But researchers have recently made some surprising discoveries ...

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Author of my own misfortune?

Author of my own misfortune?

I have started to review what I have been writing because of two responses to my previous blog.
Dee, a respondent to my last blog, noticed my statement on my lack of friends and she wondered if I was the author of my own misfortune.

My first reaction to this was no way! But in fact, Dee is right. I am the author of my own misfortune. Over the years I allowed myself to depend on my wife to arrange ...

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How To Get Rebalanced

How To Get Rebalanced

Take a frank look at your journey and apply your energy towards some exciting changes.
There is an incredible freedom in being able to let go and be open to new opportunities coming from unexpected sources. When you are open to changing the quality of your life you will notice new people showing up. These people can give you some exciting opportunities to expand your knowledge and network.

This time of renewal and growth will help ...

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