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Element leading a revolution at the Global Civic Policy Society

Element is sparking a movement to restructure society to address the Silver Tsunami with an integrative, intergenerational solution that ends the stigma and categorical isolation of retirees and elderly. We envision a future where our model becomes as pervasive as condominiums. We offer living arrangements that free the sandwich generation from running errands and chores,…

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Business in Vancouver features Element: “A New Age for Retirement Residences”

Original article here: https://biv.com/article/2018/01/new-age-retirement-residences The challenges of aging care needs are more complex than many realize. “The current residential health-care system is very rigid,” says Connie Jorsvik, independent patient advocate and owner of Patient Pathways. “Eligibility criteria for residential care is extremely high due to the critical lack of beds, and then the wait can…

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Two Easy Heart-Healthy Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

Pollo à la Mexicana (Mexican Chicken) Packed with lean protein and tomatoes, which are filled with heart-healthy nutrients lycopene and potassium, this low-fat and traditional Mexican dish is best served over brown rice for a hearty and comforting winter meal. Prep time: About 10 minutes Cook time: About 30 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 4 boneless…

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3 Weekend Getaways for PNW Travellers

With kilometres of mountainous terrain, and excellent dining, arts and cultural options to experience, Vancouver’s environs beg to be explored. Here, a few getaway ideas made for the mature adult. Harrison Resort Seniors Getaway Just a two-hour drive from Vancouver, Harrison Hot Springs draws visitors year-round to its quaint community alongside the sandy beaches of…

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Apps for Mature Adults

Whether you need assistance with memory, health monitoring or simply want some fun entertainment, there’s an app for that. Here, five that are especially interesting for an aging population. 1. Designed and developed by a registered nurse, the Pillboxie app notifies you when it’s time to take your next pill. Simply colour code the medication…

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