April 17, 2014

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    Coaching and Mentoring for Seniors

    Coaching and mentoring is increasingly being recognized as a critical factor in keeping seniors motivated. It has been acknowledged that when there is some form of coaching or mentoring, seniors thrive. Today many lifestyle communities automatically assign a mentor or coach to new residents.     What exactly does coaching and mentoring mean when it […]

    WEBINAR: How to get editorial coverage with Comfort Life

    Comfort Life is more than editorial; it’s connecting to seniors and boomers on social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter and Comfort Life TV! Here’s how to get involved.

    Eight ways to optimize your Comfort Life profile

    Your Comfort Life profile will help bring prospects to your door if you take full advantage of what it offers. Here’s what to do.

    WEBINAR: Optimize Your Comfort Life profile: Photos, stories, social and search

    The Comfort Life Marketing Bundle includes: Online, Mobile, Print and Digital profiles on Canada’s largest marketing network designed specifically for retirement communities. Maximize your online exposure and update your information so you don’t miss traffic from more than 30,000 monthly visitors via ComfortLife.ca & TopRetirementHomes.ca. This webinar will provide you with a step-by-step approach to […]

    Happy New Year!

    Wishing you a very healthy, happy and peaceful 2012 from all of us at Comfort Life and Dialogue Plus!

    Webinar: Generate quality leads with the Comfort Life Network: Online + Mobile + Print + Digital channels

    It’s hard enough to keep your website up to date, let alone all of your advertisements and online spaces. However, communicating in current and meaningful ways has proven to increase response rates to ads and decrease your overall cost per lead. View the webinar below to better understand how to grab readers’ attention and generate […]

    Webinar: What works in advertising for retirement residences?

    To grow your occupancy and effectively market your retirement community, you need to understand how your target audience (boomers and seniors) are searching for retirement communities. Don’t spend money on what doesn’t work, or can’t be tracked. Find out how your colleagues and competitors are marketing their retirement communities: Online advertising: how families search for […]

    10 Ways to Market to Boomers

    Demographers have likened Baby Boomers to a “pig moving through a python,” accounting for one-third of America’s population. More than 78-million strong, the post-World War II generation has long been one of the most profitable consumer demographics, a trend that isn’t likely to slow as retirement nears. They’re a generation that never gives in, whether […]

    You Could Live a Long Time: Are you Ready? – Book Review

    “You Could Live a Long Time: Are you Ready?” By Lyndsay Green Published in 2010 by Thomas Allen Publishers   Drawing on first-person interviews with over 40 Canadian ‘elders’, as she calls them, sociologist Lyndsay Green’s new book “You Could Live a Long Time: Are you Ready?” offers a realistic snapshot of the emotional, physical, […]

    20th John K. Friesen Conference: growing Old in a Changing Climate

    20th John K. Friesen Conference: growing Old in a Changing Climate May 25,-26, 2011, Vancouver, BC

    OHCA 2011 Symposium: Showcasing our Best!

    OHCA 2011 Symposium: Showcasing our Best! May 25, 2011 Mississauga, ON

    Chef  Michael Smith

    Chef Michael Smith Prince Edward Island’s Food Ambassador This award-winning chef has four popular books and four Food Network TV shows to his credit.  

    Cheryl Lucas

    Cheryl Lucas Challenges of olfactory impairment Cheryl Lucas, Principal with Lucas Partners, is a consultant to all levels of senior living, from independent to skilled nursing. She is also the former Assistant Vice-President of food and beverage at Classic Residences by Hyatt.  

    David K. Foot

    David K. Foot Demographer Demographer David K. Foot, Professor Emeritus of economics at the University of Toronto and author of Boom Bust & Echo: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift, tells us how demographics impacts seniors, boomers and food.  

    Alison Duncan

    Alison Duncan Functional foods Alison M. Duncan, PhD, RD, is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of Research at the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph. She teaches in the area of functional food and nutraceuticals and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Nutrition.  

    Carol Jong

    Carol Jong Lessons from centenarians Dr. Carol L. Jong, PhD, RD, is a graduate of the UCLA School of Public Health, has a doctorate in nutrition from the University of California, Davis, and is a Registered Dietitian. Dr. Jong is an educator and speaker, and has served as a television nutrition expert, call-in radio show […]

    Matthew Durant

    Matthew Durant Food and long-term care Dr. Matt Durant, PhD, CDE, PDt, is Associate Professor at the School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Acadia University. He also consults to seniors in long-term care residences, primarily in rural Nova Scotia.  

    Josh Josephson

    Josh Josephson Sophisticated boomers Dr. Josh Josephson, a former research optometrist, is president of Josephson Opticians and the owner of The Cookbook Store. He is also a director of No No, Inc., a biotechnology company with a drug in clinical trials that prevents the complications of stroke. He is a member of the Chevaliers du […]

    Heather Keller

    Heather Keller Psychosocial aspects of dining Heather Keller, RD, PhD, FDC, is a Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph and is an expert in nutrition and older adults. Her comprehensive research program includes nutrition risk screening, nutrition and aging well in older adults, and nutrition and […]

    Darin Leonardson

    Darin Leonardson Open kitchens In his role as Corporate Chef for Leisure Care, Darin brings his expertise and passion for food to satisfying the taste buds of nearly 4,000 seniors across the United States and Canada, including three Tapestry locations in Vancouver, B.C., and Toronto, Ontario.  

    Joska W. Hajdu

    Joska W. Hajdu Culturally diverse populations Joska W. Hajdu is Senior Vice-President of dining services for Brookdale Senior Living and an Executive Chef. He founded Brookdale’s award-winning Culinary Arts Institute dedicated to the professional development of chefs and has over 28 years’ experience in the hospitality industry.