Hard of Hearing or Deaf? Making a Sound Retirement Community Decision

Imagine living in a retirement community. Listen. The comforting chatter of friends in the dining room, the cheerful staff asking you how your day is going—can you hear these heartwarming sounds? Now, imagine you can’t. What if words spoken softly, or even loudly, were muffled or muted?At least you’d be...

Painting for Seniors: Embrace Your Inner Picasso and Make New Friends

The doors swung open, and the students swept in. Paintbrushes met eager hands, eyes got wider, and faces smiled brighter as Arts Etobicoke’s Seniors Art Program reopened at Toronto’s Cloverdale Mall following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.“People showed up with bells on,” raved Sonya Young, art classes program assistant,...

Colour Your World

3 Easy DIY Paint Projects that will make a big impact in your home Ah, Summertime. Are you soaking up the new-found freedom after a long lockdown? Between the patio-hopping, barbecues and weekends in cottage country, design aficionados rejoice that it is also the season of home improvement projects. And...