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Jazz Musicians Process Music & Language on Same Brain Circuit
Study of Jazz Players Shows Common Brain Circuitry Processes Music and Language
The brains of jazz musicians engrossed in spontaneous, improvisational musical conversation showed robust activation of...
Men Grumpier After 70
Study Finds Men are at Their Grumpiest When They Hit 70
The Daily Mail Online
There is some truth to the stereotype of the 'grumpy old man', new...
Tips for Recovery From Fracture
Home Care Assistance - Toronto/York Region Provides Top Tips for Helping Seniors Recover from a Fracture
“Winter is an especially challenging time for Canadians,” says Lester Fix, executive...
Senior Homes Lack Fire Sprinklers
Eight B.C. Seniors' Homes Have no Fire Sprinkler Systems
More than a half dozen seniors homes in B.C. do not have potentially life-saving fire sprinkler systems, raising...
Seniors' Driving Website
CAA to launch senior's driving website
The Ottawa Citizen
OTTAWA — The Canadian Automobile Association is set to launch an online tool to help seniors stay safe behind the...
Crowdfunding and Artists
Can Crowdfunding Replace Artists' Day Jobs?
The New Yorker
In January, Those Cats, a soul and funk band from Statesboro, Georgia, used Kickstarter to solicit funding for...
SIMPLE CHANGES RELIEVE POVERTY
Simple Changes Would Lift Most Seniors From Poverty
In a report published today in advance of the upcoming federal budget by The School of Public Policy,...
WINNIPEG'S SENIOR OLYMPICS
SENIOR OLYMPICS TAKE OVER WINNIPEG CARE HOMES
The Winter Olympics are already underway in Sochi, and in Winnipeg care homes, seniors aren’t just watching the games...
Seniors Reluctant re smartphones
Canadian seniors slow to pick up smartphones
Joel Eastwood, Toronto Star
Most people can’t imagine life without their smartphone. Cathy White can’t imagine life with it. “When I look...
What do Theatre Audiences Want?
WHAT DO THEATRE AUDIENCES WANT?
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
At Paines Plough's symposium on the future of small-scale touring in Manchester, England, last week, Vikki Heywood, the former...
Vancouver Cultural Centre Addition
VANCOUVER APPROVES CBC CULTURAL CENTRE FOR ARTISTS
Vancouver city council has voted to approve a unique partnership that will secure a cultural space for local artists...
DO PUZZLES HELP YOU THINK?
DO PUZZLES HELP YOU THINK?
By Gail Packwood
A common complaint of aging is memory loss, forgetting names, misplacing things and in general not thinking as sharply as we...
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