Healthy aging is a holistic approach to maintaining physical, mental, and social well-being as individuals grow older. Embracing a lifestyle that incorporates regular exercise, balanced nutrition, and sufficient sleep is essential for maintaining optimal physical health. Engaging in cognitive activities, such as puzzles and lifelong learning, helps support mental acuity and resilience. Additionally, fostering strong social connections and participating in meaningful relationships contribute to emotional well-being. Regular health check-ups and preventive measures, such as vaccinations and screenings, play a crucial role in early detection and management of age-related health issues. Embracing positive habits and a proactive mindset can enhance the quality of life during the aging process, promoting independence, vitality, and overall satisfaction in later year


It’s time for Ottawa homeowners to complete their online Vacant Unit Tax (VUT) forms at for each residential property they own before the March 21 deadline. A $250 late fee will be applied to all declarations filed after the deadline. Read more 

Learning and growing together to address health inequities. Read more.

Many people take driving for granted, recognizing it as a standard part of the day. But what happens when a dementia diagnosis threatens safe driving skills? Unfortunately, dementia will usually lead to the revocation of a patient’s driving privileges, forcing them into a difficult transition.  Read more 

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease that causes significant memory loss and impairs a person’s ability to carry out daily tasks. Scientists have not found a cure for the disease, and experts continue to research what causes the disorder and how to prevent it. But researchers have identified some potential risk factors as well as medications and lifestyle changes that may help patients manage behavior problems and slow progression of the disease. Read more

Two out of 10 U.S. citizens will be seniors in a little more than two decades. Seniors already account for 14 percent of the population. Aging brings physical, mental and financial concerns. Read more 

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