Activities


Things to do on a Snowy Day

Starting last Thursday evening, and ending Saturday night, Montreal received over 35 cms of snow. Sunday was the sort of day where you stood at the door and said, “Where do we go from here?” In any case, the snow ploughs and the dump trucks have been out...

Turning Memories into Memoirs

While many seniors at one time or another think about writing a memoir, many are discouraged by a lack of confidence in their writing ability, or are of the opinion that their stories are not interesting enough. Nevertheless, taking suitable time to write down stories...

Creativity and the Aging Brain

You can use the powers of the aging brain to heighten creativity. The aging brain takes after the creative brain in a number of ways. For example, the aging brain is more easily sidetracked and uninhibited than the younger brain, making it fairly akin to the creative...

Playgrounds for Seniors

  Playgrounds designed for seniors are growing in popularity worldwide. In 1995, the first playground for older adults is believed to have been built in China in anticipation of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. China adopted a national law that resulted in a nationwide...