Breaking News!

Breaking News!

These days we turn to the Internet for just about everything. A quick Google search will allow you to find information on topics as varied as astrophysics to the various uses for zinc oxide – in other words, anything from A – Z. With that in mind, the team here at...
Home-Sharing – The Triple “F” Benefit!

Home-Sharing – The Triple “F” Benefit!

Are you part of the “Silver Tsunami” sweeping North America and the globe? The term, first thought to have been coined in the late 1980’s, refers to the baby boomer demographic rapidly becoming seniors and who, in so doing, are causing a cumulative and generational...
Living Large in a “Downsized” Life!

Living Large in a “Downsized” Life!

We’ve spent quite a bit of time, these last few blogs, talking about what it’s like to enter into a home sharing arrangement. We’ve talked about the monetary advantages, the benefits of home-sharing as it helps to combat loneliness and social isolation and how it can...
Shared Housing – An Idea Whose Time Has Come!

Shared Housing – An Idea Whose Time Has Come!

We read an article recently about a cohousing initiative that had come to fruition in the United Kingdom after 18 years of planning and design. While the model is a little different from what we talk about here at Golden Girls Canada, the crux of that initiative...
Let’s Talk Elder Abuse

Let’s Talk Elder Abuse

In Canada June is designated “Seniors Month.”  Across the nation, Seniors month is generally viewed as a time to recognize and celebrate older adults and their many contributions and achievements. In the US, this recognition takes place in the month of May. Regardless...
Senior Living and the Spring Real Estate Market

Senior Living and the Spring Real Estate Market

Spring has long been associated with an uptick in the real estate market. Seen as the ideal time to sell, the market often becomes saturated with homes in April, May and June. Families are looking to relocate so the kids can settle in for the summer, adjusting to a...