Brain Training Games: Do They Work?

Gamification is becoming ever more popular in our society. The idea is that if you take a mundane task, and make it into a game, you’ll incentivize people to complete that task. There have been attempts to gamify a lot of things, from scientific research to workouts....

Exercising in the Winter

I love jogging. I try to do it no matter what time of year it is, because each season comes with its own unique flavour. During the spring, there’s a lot of puddles you have to dodge around; the road becomes an obstacle course. Summer is warm, and I love the feeling...

The Power of Music

Music plays such an important role in our lives. From the national anthem playing at schools and sporting events to your favorite songs from high school, from the songs you listened to on road trips with your parents to the song you danced to at your wedding, music is...

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

New Year’s Resolutions are an important ritual in our culture. The new year brings with it the chance of renewal; a collective will to push ourselves to become better, stronger, kinder people. There’s a lot that goes into a good resolution; you want it to be...

New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

By the time you read this, New Year’s will have come and gone, and statistically speaking, you’ll have made resolutions of your own. Unfortunately, those same statistics indicate that you probably won’t hold fast to your resolution; some stats even say 80% are broken...