Managing mental health at Christmas

Prioritizing your mental health should be important all-year-round. However, the days leading up to Christmas can be extra stressful. The season brings with it a number of added responsibilities and expectations tacked onto existing daily routines; many of which can be emotionally and financially draining. With this, you may have to consider putting some self-care …

Together we ‘can’ make a difference

Living with hunger can mean you don’t always know where your next meal is going to come from. For an increasing number of seniors, this is an alarming situation that is happening more frequently. Many must choose between eating regular meals or paying for basic expenses, like rent or electricity. What the findings tell us. …

The benefits of volunteering for seniors

Why Seniors Should Consider Volunteering When you volunteer, you discover that the most important things you have to offer are not things at all. As a result, you begin to realize that your time, presence and attention are great resources. Undoubtedly, seniors make up a large percentage of volunteers and are a staple to community …

How to support your local food banks this summer

Nutritious eating is a key component of healthy aging. Yet many seniors don’t have access to fresh, wholesome foods every day. Research from the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal states that poor nutrition leads to serious health problems like diabetes, cancer and hypertension, especially in older adults. The HungerCount 2016 report from Food Banks Canada says …

Seasons gives back to the community

Seasons spreads love, one sandwich at a time At the Seasons Annual Leadership Conference, corporate office staff and service team leaders from our retirement communities participated in a Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches, Project PB&J®, Spreading Party. Project PB&J Which Wich® founder, CEO and Chief Vibe Officer, Jeff Sinelli, was present to lead Seasons in a Spreading Party. …