Take a Walk Through History in Napanee
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
3d ago
Worth the Drive By Madeline Kallio County Museum and Archives. Photo: Chamber of Commerce In the heart of Eastern Ontario, right off Highway 401 between Kingston and Belleville, you’ll discover the charming town of Greater Napanee. The town’s heritage is connected to the Loyalist migration that followed the American Revolution, so history and architecture enthusiasts will delight in a visit to see this community’s lovely old buildings. Restored to its former elegance, the Georgian Allan Macpherson House, 180 Elizabeth Street, was built on the Napanee River in 1826 by Allan Macpherson, a local ..read more
Visit website
Family Vacation Packages: Tips for Saving Money Without Sacrificing Fun
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
3d ago
Planning a family vacation can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially when it comes to managing costs. Everyone wants to create unforgettable memories without draining their bank account. But fear not! With some savvy tips and tricks, you can enjoy a fantastic family getaway without worrying about breaking the bank. In this guide, we’ll delve into practical strategies for saving money on family vacation packages while still having a blast. So, buckle up and get ready to discover how to make the most of your family vacation without sacrificing the fun or blowing your budget. 1. Plan Ahe ..read more
Visit website
What You Need to Know About Training Your Dog for a Happy Home Life
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
1w ago
Taking home a dog could be one of the most satisfying journeys one embarks on with family members. However, to let everything fall in unison takes much more than a casual session of feeding and grooming. You must train your puppy to instill mutual understanding, communication, and respect. Furthermore, a trained dog will bring immeasurable joy and, at the same time, reflect your commitment to their well-being, thus strengthening the bonding. With reliable and effective guidance, one can create an environment where the dog thrives in all areas, from mental to physical to emotional, furthering a ..read more
Visit website
Mastering Social Dynamics: Science-Based Strategies for Effective Communication
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
1w ago
Have you ever found yourself struggling to connect with others in social situations? Or perhaps, have you been trying to improve your communication skills but feel like you’re not making progress? Well, effective social dynamics and communication play a crucial role in our personal and professional lives, yet many of us struggle with it. The good news is that mastering social dynamics is not something reserved for a select few — it’s a skill that can be learned and improved upon by anyone. Get ready to take control of your interactions and become an expert at navigating human connections. Eng ..read more
Visit website
Top 3 Questions You Should Ask Your Exterminator
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
2w ago
Many homeowners put off thinking about pest control until they see bugs or rodents. Since pests pose a health risk and might cause structural damage to your house, this can be an upsetting period, and the worst thing you can do while looking for a pest control service is to employ the first one you come across. Instead, it would be wise to consult with many pest control companies. Before deciding to employ an exterminator, make sure you ask the correct questions and get all the necessary information. It is worthwhile to put in the time and effort to choose a pest control service that will do t ..read more
Visit website
Emotional Empowerment: 3 Expert Tips for Taking Control of Your Mental Health
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
2w ago
                The statistics when it comes to mental health are not very encouraging. On the contrary. In fact, it showcases, that a lot of people, especially younger folks, deal with some type of mental illness. There are various reasons for it, but no matter what it is, it’s essential to do whatever you can not only to relieve the stress and anxiety but for starters, to prevent all these things from happening in the first place. If you would like to know what you can do to take full control of your mental health, then you should focus on the advice ..read more
Visit website
Giving Back
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
2w ago
OrKidstra performed at the Carleton-Dominion Chalmers Centre in December. Photo: Greg Allison, courtesy of OrKidstra   by Iris Winston Giving back comes in many forms. It can be as simple as responding to a ring at the door and hearing a tiny smiling child in uniform asking if you would like to buy Girl Guide cookies. I don’t care for the cookies but never have the heart to refuse. It is much easier to turn down an unsolicited phone call from an unknown charity, even if the call is coming from someone who claims to be one of the people with the condition or need that the charity supports ..read more
Visit website
Career possibilities for Alex
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
2w ago
by Iris Winston There’s a new baby next door. She’s beautiful, alert, active and very interested in the world around her. Even now, as parents, relatives and friends smile and see how quickly she’s developing, thoughts of possibilities for her future flash through their minds. So it was when my oldest child, Alex, was tiny. I remember a particular afternoon  when, at around nine months old, he was playing with alphabet bricks on the floor of the study. The scene was peaceful with the dog asleep at my husband’s feet, as we read, glancing up occasionally to smile at Alex. The atmosphere ch ..read more
Visit website
INs and OUTs of RECYCLING
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
2w ago
By Pam Dillon At the last Fifty-Five Plus Lifestyle Show, one of the attendees, Jane Boardman, made an editorial request, following it up with an email: “I suggested that an article on all the in’s and out’s of recycling would be very useful,” she recapped. Jane’s right. As we dive into spring cleaning after a season of cocooning and stockpiling, it’s time to revisit the blue bin and black bin rules to make sure we’re doing things correctly. Please note: The information below is based on the recycling program in the City of Ottawa. Check your municipality’s website for the details about its s ..read more
Visit website
3 Types of Government Assistance Programs to Help You Afford Assisted Living Costs
Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine
by Bryan
3w ago
If you’ve ever considered assisted living options for yourself or a loved one, you’ve likely wondered about the costs involved. Assisted living facilities offer a supportive environment with various services, but navigating the financial side can feel overwhelming. This article explores the various government assistance programs available to ease the financial strain of assisted living. Understanding the Costs Costs vary depending on the level of care needed. Independent living options like those offered by Harrison Communities are typically the most affordable, followed by assisted living, m ..read more
Visit website

Follow Fifty-Five-Plus Magazine on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR