better living in the 50 + years!
Come on in Boomers and Zoomers! We’d like you to make yourselves at home!
Experience TM is all about making your lives easier — a one-stop resource for any and everything that is 50+ in your local BC community.
Check out the ever-changing articles or the insightful comments from the Experience Community. Let us point the way to relevant information, solutions and issues of the day to help you, your family or loved ones live better within your community.
Remember to pick up your Free copy of our Experience TM Magazine. Over 18,000 readers do so already in your community, with updated editions distributed regionally each year. Look for it at recreational, leisure and health centres, banks, credit unions, doctors offices, and libraries. … MORE >>
Word on the street
“I found Experience magazine to be filled with all kinds of valuable information. Everyone 50+ needs to have a copy. It makes it easy to find medical information, housing and much more. ” Jim H., Mission … …MORE >>
DOCUMENTARY FILM – how we care for seniors in Canada
The Remaining Light is a documentary film that journeys through an often invisible part of Canada’s health care system — the community-based services that provide care for seniors as they age. The film is set in British Columbia, where the province’s Ombudsperson is carrying out an investigation into a fragmented and underfunded system of seniors care. You can watch the video online or request a free copy at www.policyalternatives.ca/projects/seniors-care
Calling all gals who’d like to golf!
Golf Fore Gals is expanding to the Okanagan and swung into action May 2011 offering a variety of golf opportunities for women of all ages and skill levels. Benefits regular tee times at a variety of courses, lessons, rules and etiquette seminars, social events and opportunities to develop friendships … MORE >>
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A Day in the Life of a
St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog.
Hi! My name is Ambro and today, donning my scarf and accompanied by my wonderful handler, Steve, I am visiting my 5 sweethearts in a nursing home. Won’t you come along with us today?…MORE >>
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It is estimated that one in five people will develop vertigo in their lifetime. What’s more notable, is that over 50% of vertigo sufferers will be over the age of 60. …MORE >>
What is a Kinesiologist?
If you have ever come across the word Kinesiology and are unsure of what it means, don’t worry, you are not alone. Kinesiology is …MORE >>
Understanding Health Psychology
Is our health influenced by psychological and social factors, and what role does optimism and a positive outlook play in maintaining a healthy lifestyle? …MORE >>
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SHINGLES – Who is at risk?
Approximately 95% of Canadians have had Chickenpox and are therefore at risk of Shingles. Nearly one in three people will develop Shingles in their lifetime and the risk increases as we get older. Two thirds of people who get Shingles are in their 60+ years. MORE >>
Do you know whom you are letting into your apartment building? If you’re one of those people who can’t allow a door to close in a strangers face, you better be ready to ask a few questions.MORE >>
A “Lasting” Retirement
Phil and Marion, both 75, retired ten years ago with $300,000 in savings: $100,000 in non-registered savings and $200,000 in RRSP savings. Ten years later they have less than $100,000 total left…MORE >>