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What Tasks Should Seniors Outsource?

by freelance writer Riley Herder   When someone you care about is aging in place, you want to be sure that their needs are met. This can become challenging given the numerous tasks that seniors may not be able to do on their own, which of course varies across a... more

Help Children Learn Compassion In A Pandemic

Enter a caption... by freelance writer Riley Herder   Seven months ago, my family and I were living in what was, at the time, the epicentre of the coronavirus. My very pregnant wife was due to deliver our baby boy any day, and we were both stricken with fear and... more

The Pros And Cons Of Senior Home Sharing

by freelance writer Riley Herder   Home sharing is gaining in popularity in recent years among seniors, largely due to the broadly increasing cost of living. The idea, which is by no means a new one, is that instead of living alone, moving in with family, or moving into a... more

Discover The Benefits Of Seasonal Eating

by freelance writer Riley Herder   A timeless practice has re-emerged in recent years as a sort of trend, and it’s one worth paying attention to: seasonal eating. Seasonal eating is the consumption of produce strictly according to its proper growing season. Most typically this is produce grown in or... more

Additional Services You Can Offer As A Housekeeper

by freelance writer Riley Herder   Many dual-income families with small children find it incredibly taxing to meet all their household needs on a weekly basis. There just aren’t enough hours in a day, and for these families, it can be a huge relief to employ a housekeeper. Oftentimes, the... more

7 Of The Best Guard Dogs For Families

Are you looking for a dog sitter? Find ones in your area now.    Are you ready to welcome a new dog into your home? If you have young children, you might feel that a small dog would be the best fit for your family, but that's not... more

18 Quick And Easy Meals For Older Adults

Searching for an aged carer? Find one in your area now.   Many of us worry about whether our parents or grandparents are eating enough and getting the right balanced diet for their age. These are valid concerns: Appetites tend to decrease for older adults as they become less physically active... more

22 Halloween Party Themes

Looking for a babysitter to help out? Find sitters in your area now.    We've all been invited to the typical spooky costumed Halloween party where the typical bobbing-for-apples, cheap clown costumes and uninspiring magicians are always the same. Why not throw your own Halloween party this year... more