Author Archives: Neil Graddon

Seniors and Exercise

I am sixty years old and have been sedentary for the most part of twenty five years. My job when I was working involved a lot of sitting and with the stresses of today’s business environment left me little time to consider the benefits of of own health. I have since semi-retired working as a… Read More »

Seniors and Summer – Keys to Enduring the Hot Spells

  Sun Exposure In North America it is now summertime and the heat waves are starting to kick in. Temperatures across the continent are higher than normal (for whatever reason) and to endure these temperatures everyone needs to be diligent. So what needs to be done during these climate events. Well let’s remind everyone of… Read More »

Golf- A Release to Nature

For most people who have never golfed they do not get the whole idea of getting out and chasing a small white ball for miles. To these people I offer this comment, try it, try it once to fully understand what the big deal is. Golf is a game that has been around for a… Read More »

Engaging Seniors – Listening is Easy

Neil @ whatdoyouhavetoknow As I was growing up I was often brought to see my great aunt with my mother. At the time my great aunt was in her 80’s and was living in a senior home. When I arrived I went to her little room where she had a bed, 2 chairs, a small… Read More »

Have You Ever Wondered – The Things We Think About

Neil@WhatDoYouHaveToKnow   – 2015-06-09 As we look about our world of open communication and information dissemination we find that we see things that really are difficult to understand. No matter which category of life we look at there are things that make us wonder why these things happen. Words and actions take on a different light… Read More »

Summer is Coming – Babysitting Demands on Seniors

Neil @ WhatDoYouHaveToKnow As school winds down and the weather turns for the better plans are being made by parents to tend to their children for the summer months. Babysitting demands on Seniors and grandparents are inevitable. Some children may be sent to Summer Camp, some to daycares but there are always the helpful grandparents who  will… Read More »

Scientists Reverse Aging in Human Cell Lines

Source:University of Tsukuba The fountain of youth may yet still be around the corner. The following article shows that research is finding potential to the aging process. It may not be immortality but if it can help reverse the ravages of aging and diminish the effects of aging so we can live longer and more… Read More »

Review – Bistro 1843 – Ile Bizard, Montreal Canada

Bistro 1843 is a wonderful French cuisine restaurant with a somewhat limited menu but the choices meet all consumer needs. Found in a old house dating back to 1843, walking in is like arriving into someone’s home. And that is how you are treated. The chef is an expert at bringing flavors together in his… Read More »

Do You Remember These Things from the 60’s

  Now don’t these photos bring back memories. It’s a good long term memory test. Let’s share some of our memories by adding our comments to this post. It will be interesting to see who remembers what.        

‘Wake Up’ To Health Risks Of Heavy Snoring

Source:University of Michigan Health System                                              What Do You Have To Know   2015-05-20 Heavy snoring can be far from a nuisance. It can be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, a condition where an individual briefly stops breathing during the night which raises the risk of heart failure and strokes. “Sleep apnea or sleep disordered breathing… Read More »