Month: June 2016

Older Adults and Money Management: Bridging the Gap

Understanding your financial situation and recognizing how best to utilize personal resources are important when a person wants to create a balance between earning and spending. Having this knowledge and skill set becomes even more important when individual enters retirement. After being accustomed to earning money for the majority of their lives, many older adults struggle with losing their source of income. Various money management programs… Read more »

Supporting Dads on Father’s Day and Beyond

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and Sunday is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the dads in our lives. If you’re a father yourself, Father’s Day is a great chance to spend some quality time with your family and reflect on all of the joys that fatherhood can bring. But being a father isn’t always easy, and there are unique challenges that come along with… Read more »

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016

You know them. They’re your parent, your grandparent, your aunt, your uncle, your neighbor, or your friend. They’re older adults, and they’re becoming an increasingly large part of our population. Globally, the number of people over the age of 60 is expected to more than double, from 542 million in 1995 to about 1.2 billion in 2025. Canada’s fastest growing population is over the age of… Read more »

Act Out! at the 2016 NMT Symposium

For more than ten years, Carya’s Act Out! program has been helping teens and tweens learn how to navigate the difficult situations they face every day. By dramatizing scenarios that they might face in their everyday life, Act Out! has allowed hundreds of young people to find their voice, develop empathy and become comfortable in their own skin. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to speak… Read more »