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The Council on Aging of Ottawa: Capital Aging Special Report 2018

The Boomer Market and the impact of the increasing spending power of a rapidly aging population on business was the hot topic at the West Ottawa Board of Trade’s recent “Business over Breakfast” meeting.  “Seniors in Ottawa are the fastest growing age group with significant power that can no longer be ignored”, said Doug Norris, one of Canada’s leading experts on the Census and author of the report “Tapping into Ottawa’s older consumer market: worth 12. 6B and growing”.  The report was commissioned by the Council on Aging of Ottawa. Caroline Midgley, member of the Council on Aging’s [...]

Daily B-I-N-G-O!

Fourteen local charities benefit when you play! Groups are welcome. Call 613-822-211 ext. 2 for prize board details and session times. When: Daily at 6:45pm; call for other times Where: Rideau Carleton Raceway (4837 Albion Rd) Contact: 613-822-2211 ext. 2

2017-03-15T10:42:31+00:00November 28th, 2015|Community Events|

Care for a game of Bridge?

Basic skills are required. Annual membership of $5. Schedule When: Tuesdays & Thursdays (10:30AM – 3:30PM) Where: Jack Purcell Centre (320 Jack Purcell Lane) Contact: 613-564-1019

2017-03-15T10:42:47+00:00March 27th, 2015|Community Events|

Monthly Caregiver Support Group

Beth Donovan Hospice is holding a free drop-in caregiver support group once a month. When: Please contact for next meeting Where: 25 Hilltop Cres., Kemptville, ON Cost: Free Contact: RSVP Erika at 613 258-9611 ext. 6 or email counselling@bethdonovanhospice.ca

2017-03-15T10:42:30+00:00January 15th, 2016|Community Events|

Cribbage at the RA Centre – Every Tues.

You can participate in cribbage every Tuesday! What is the perfect cribbage hand? Join our members weekly for fun and sociability. All supplies provided. When: Every Tuesday, 11:30am - 2:00pm Where: RA Centre - 2451 Riverside Dr, Ottawa Contact: Raquel Leger: 613-736-6226 rleger@racentre.com

2017-03-15T10:42:31+00:00November 14th, 2015|Community Events|

Painter’s Circle – Every Tues.

Meet weekly to spend time together with other fellow painters. All media except oils are welcome. When: Every Tuesday, 4:30pm - 07:00pm Where: Gloucester Legion Branch 627 Cost: Lunch $2; Annual Membership $10 Contact: Clea Derwent: 613-695-0505 clderwent@gmail.com

2017-03-15T10:42:31+00:00November 14th, 2015|Community Events|

A Healthy Alternative Doesn’t Have to Cost a Lot

--Alan Freishtat, Healthy Living Golden Age It sometimes seems that in order to stay healthy, it might cost a lot of money. Granted, not being healthy will ultimately cost more money than buying healthy food, but for many it seems like we must spend a lot of money to buy healthful food, see a dietitian, buy exercise equipment, go to the gym or have a personal trainer. However, it doesn't have to be that way. Many years ago, before I was a fitness trainer, I used to sell freshly squeezed orange juice. One potential client told me that Coca-Cola was much [...]

2017-03-15T10:42:28+00:00May 9th, 2016|Food & Diet, Health & Medical|