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Retirement investment strategies depend on your income level

(Version published in the Hamilton Spectator: February 9, 2024) Margaret Denton Canada’s retirement system is built around three pillars: 1) income from government benefits such as the Old Age Security (OAS), Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and Guaranteed Annual...

Learn about the New HSR Fare Assist Program! (January 2024)

APPLY NOW Fare Assist Program Fare Assist offers Hamilton residents who are recipients of Ontario Works, the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or have household incomes below the Low Income Measure, a 30% discount on current single-ride PRESTO fares for...

Reduce Your Alzheimer’s Risk One Step at a Time

(Version published in the Hamilton Spectator: January 9, 2024)   By: Jennifer J. Heisz & Emma Waddington   More than 500,000 older Canadians are living with Alzheimer's and related dementias, facing a devasting health condition that erases memories,...

Ageism in Healthcare

(Version published in the Hamilton Spectator: December 18, 2023) By: Yasmin Khalili  As another year passes, millions of the Baby Boomer generation move further into their golden years. It’s estimated that the number of older adults aged 60 and over will double by...