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Finding Joy Amongst Life’s Challenges
January 25th, 2024

Wendy – Hey, Boomer In this blog post, I delve into the sincere question: How do we find joy amongst life’s challenges? Life is undoubtedly a journey filled with ups and downs, joys and sorrows. Father Richard Rohr’s powerful words resonate deeply: “Life will be tough; the only question is whether we will become tougher, wiser, and more resilient.” In the face of life’s challenges, we are invited to reframe our narratives, embracing both mourning and celebration, and laboring for the birth of a better future. A Tapestry of Opposites The Hey, Boomer! podcast has delved into the profound... Continue Reading

January 25th, 2024
October 22, 2023: Christiana Egi, RN, Preventing Caregiver Burnout and Book, “Unraveled”
October 22nd, 2023
October 22, 2023: Christiana Egi, Rn, Preventing Caregiver Burnout And Book, “Unraveled” &Raquo; Christiana Egi Interview On Video 10 22 2023 277X300 1

You can hear tonight’s awesome show right here on podcast! And you can ALSO listen on Apple podcasts right HERE!  Christiana Egi, RN, geriatric and mental health specialist, dementia advocate, author, and owner/operator of Alexis Lodges in Toronto, returned to this show!  This time, Christiana brought us her latest children’s book about understanding a grandparent with dementia,  Unraveled.  In this illustrated book, Christiana Egi reveals how easy it is for loved ones to overlook the importance of their own health, when they are concerned and worried about a loved one, and how to take... Continue Reading

October 22nd, 2023
Discover the Health Power of Laughter for Seniors
May 26th, 2023

A Natural Path to Wellness The Miraculous Medicine of Merriment When did laughter last light up your life? In the hustle and bustle of our everyday existence, the simple, beautiful act of laughter often fades into the background. However, it’s much more than just an expression of amusement. Laughter has a plethora of health benefits, especially crucial for seniors. Today, we’re sharing the secrets behind laughter’s powerful health benefits and offering tips to include more joyous moments in your everyday life. The Physical Power of Laughter Laughter has the extraordinary ability to bolster... Continue Reading

To Knit or Knot
October 7th, 2022

To knit or knot. That was the question that I asked of me. But what was the answer? I learned how to knit when I was in my early 20s, and I loved it. It was relaxing, entertaining, and I got really good at it. I even consider myself a master knitter, and if you could see some of the lovely tops, sweaters, afghans, baby blankets, Christmas stockings, etc. I created, you would probably agree with me. There was something so mesmerizing about the sound of the needles clicking, the feel of the yarn in my hands, and watching a simple ball of yarn turn into something beautiful to wear or to give away... Continue Reading

October 7th, 2022
Being “Self Centered” vs “Service Centered”
July 5th, 2022

My mom lives in a gated community in Istanbul. When I came down to visit her, I noticed the security guys working there are very fond of her. I asked why they treated her differently. She said that whenever she bakes anything, as soon as it is out of the oven, she brings some of it to these hardworking and under-compensated people we take for granted. So, whenever she comes home with stuff she needs to carry in the building, they run to help her not because they have to but because they want to. Because it is that easy to make people happy… It is that easy to make them feel seen and appreciated.... Continue Reading