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CANADA | Apr 16, 2024

[Article] The New Ideal Workplace: How Flexibility Benefits Caregivers - and Everyone Else

Click HERE to read the full articleOne in four Canadians, excluding parents, identifies as a caregiver – a figure that is projected to rise to 50% of Canadians in the future. Additionally, 58% of Canadian families include children (2021 Census). With an aging population, employees with unpaid

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[News] B.C. Health Minister announces appointment of new seniors' advocate

Dan Levitt of Simon Fraser University taking over from Isobel MackenzieB.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix says the province's new seniors' advocate is Dan Levitt, an adjunct professor of gerontology at S

[News] Effort underway to bring Men’s Shed movement to Salmon Arm

Roy Reinmuth has seen first-hand how the camaraderie and sense of purpose that comes with being part of a Men’s Shed can improve one’s mental health. Prior to moving to Salmon Arm in September 202

[News] Men’s Shed Opens on Semiahmoo Peninsula

A group that formed to help men to get together and work on projects – while also socializing – is getting underway on the Semiahmoo Peninsula. Men’s Shed, a social group that has been establish

[News] Squamish Men's Shed Society: #SeniorSpotlight

Entering his golden years, Donald Lawton faced a daunting challenge of rediscovering his self-worth and identity post-retirement. Having dedicated his life to serving as an Anglican Priest followed by

[News] Social networks are key to good health. That has some doctors seeking strategies to cure loneliness

Posted: Dec 19, 2023According to a recent poll of people in more than 140 countries, almost a quarter of the world's population — or about one billion people — feel lonely. The survey wasn't as

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