Fastening it all Together

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When my Dad and his brother were young, they had (what seemed to me, many years later) a huge Meccano construction set. My own brother and I were in awe of it, even though it had grown a little corroded when it became our turn to play with it. Housed in a big old wooden… Read more »

My Daughter Made Me Do It

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I am what I would like to consider a very active senior. Ok to be honest, I use the term “senior “lightly and with a slightly bad taste in my mouth. I’m in my mid-fifties, I golf or practice most days, hit the gym every second day and I have a thriving creative career I… Read more »

Tell Me A Story?

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“When Stories Nestle in the Body, Soul Comes Forth.” Deena Metzger A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the art of giving and receiving as one of the central tenants of a strong and healthy social (or personal) network. With the passing of Fathers Day last weekend, I was reminded about the many different ways… Read more »

Happy Intergenerational Day Canada!!

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Increasingly, our relationships with family members happen at a distance. While I live in Canada, my parents and sister are in Melbourne, Australia and my brother and his family in Sydney, Australia. I have aunts, uncles and cousins across Canada and in the UK. We are a widely dispersed bunch and I would not, except… Read more »

The Art of Giving and Receiving

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Have you received support lately—a hug, a favour, a kind word? How did it feel? And how does it feel when you give support to someone else? As social creatures we are hardwired to feel good when we give to others. In turn, the experience of receiving increases our likelihood of repeating the action ourselves—we’re… Read more »

Eastern Adventure – Tyze at Symposium in Newfoundland

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How can older adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain and/or limited mobility to continue to use technology? I recently went to  an invitational symposium at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland organized by SUS-IT Canada to find out. This group is exploring sustainable solutions.

Tyze Wants to Help You Share the Care

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Last week was Family Caregiver Week which inspired us to launch a special contest to celebrate all the amazing caregivers we all know and love. You could win a $100 Skoah gift certificate for your favourite caregiver (maybe it’s you?) by telling us how you “Share the Care”. Simply share a tip to show how… Read more »

How I use Tyze as a Mum

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My son Leo was born in Florida on January 24th, 2011. I was heading down to Florida for his birth the day before and was feeling pretty overwhelmed and excited.  A very good friend of mine, Cindy, said I might need some additional support during this time, and offered me a network called Tyze. She… Read more »