Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Boomers & Seniors in Victoria, November 2011
Every Month, in cooperation with our affiliation as Certified Professional Consultant on Aging, we publish and distribute a Newsletter Called "Maturity Matters".
Our Maturity Matters Newsletter offers Pfanntastic information and resources for Boomers, Seniors in and around Victoria and those that love and care for them.
Please use the links in this article to take full advantage of the Aging Friendly Information we have compiled for you.
We hope you enjoy the newsletters, and encourage your comments, thoughts, questions and feedback to Peter and Linda Pfann
At the above link you will find all the back issues of our Maturity Matters Newsletters as well as many other articles focused on Victoria for Seniors and Boomers and other information for the aging and those that care for our elderly loved ones.
Feature Article: Take Time to Grieve
To remember and be remembered are natural human needs. Every senior has the opportunity to plan the final footprint she or he leaves on this earth.
A way to ensure those wishes are known and respected, a senior can pre-arrange their funeral.
Please read the rest of this excellent article at this link
Article by, Sharen Marteny, CPCA, www.seniorsconsulting.net
Ask The Experts: Can Depression Mimic Dementia ....?
A. Last month when I wrote about dementia, I mentioned that there are a number of conditions other than dementia that also interfere with normal brain function.
In this article I would like to explore depression as it is experienced by seniors because a major depression can significantly affect thinking and mental processing to the extent that it can mimic dementia in many ways.
Please read the rest of this article at this link.
This article has been provided by Laurie Duke, RN, CPCA.
Hearth Healthy Recipe: Strawberry Mini Muffins
Pop these little bite size morsels in lunches for a fresh tasting strawberry flavour that is good for you! Little muffins are perfect for little hands and the slices of strawberries look like little hearts – perfect for the ones you love. Preparation time: 15 minutes. Cook time: 20 minutes. Makes 24 muffins.
Please Find all the Ingredients and Complete Pfanntastic Recipe at this link.
Recipes developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©The Heart and Stroke Foundation 2011
"Take Time to Laugh"
" We don't Laugh because we are happy, we're happy because we laugh
"Laughter is like the human body waggin its tail"
Anne Wilson Scheaf
Did You Know: Where Injuries Occur Most For Seniors
Nearly half of all injuries among seniors occur at home. Approximately 15% of all falls occur in the bathroom and stairs; they are responsible for more injuries than any other household area or product. Source: www.publichealth.gc.ca
Seniors Tip: Visiting During the Holiday Season
Visiting friends and family over the holiday season can be a time to reconnect with those we haven’t been in touch with much throughout the year. Visits can be enjoyed and appreciated, but they can also add additional demands and stress to already overwhelmed family caregivers and care recipients who are frail, elderly or ill. Whether you are visiting someone else or others are coming to your home, or whether the visit is for an evening or for an extended stay, here are some tips to help reduce stress and allow everyone to enjoy this time together.Please read the rest of of the Travel Tips during the Holidays at this link.
Article by Barb Small, Family Caregivers Network Society, Reprinted with permission from Senior Living Magazine.
Peter and Linda Pfann, Specialize in assisting the 50+ and their loved ones with all their real estate (and related matters) in and around Greater Victoria BC, Canada and we pride ourselves with having compiled, researched and gained access to the best possible networks and resources benefiting Boomers and Seniors living in or planning to move to Greater Victoria.
This Information was provided to you compliments of Victoria BC Realtors, "Peter and Linda Pfann", Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA)®. CPCAs are committed to providing exceptional service, and have supplemented their professional training by learning about the unique and changing needs of the 50+ population.
Make sure that the professionals serving you have taken the time and made the commitment to learn more about YOU! To find CPCAs in good standing in your area, go to www.CPCAcanada.com.www.pfanntastic.com andwww.victoriasm.com. To Find additional Victoria, BC, Canada, Senior Focused Resources, please visit "The Elder Friendly Community Network"
To Find out how we serve Greater Victoria Boomers and Seniors and their families with their real estate plans and needs in and around Greater Victoria BC, please call Peter and Linda Pfann in Victoria BC, Canada at (250)-213-9490 email@example.com.
Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Victoria and all Boomers and Seniors November, 2011.