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10 Facebook Fan Pages Every Boomer Should Follow

If you’re a social media savvy senior who’s tired of ‘creeping’ the same old Facebook fan pages, The Uptown Life Lease Collection shares 10 of our favourite senior-friendly Facebook fan pages for you to enjoy. Ready? AARP Formerly known as American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) is a non-governmental organization with over 50 years experience […]

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How To Lower Your Stress Level On The Spot

How do you handle stressful situations? Good? Bad? Ugly? Indeed, stress is known to negatively affect our mental, physical, and spiritual well-being — all of if can be disarming at times. High stress levels also have been connected with many of today’s leading causes of death as well: cancer; heart disease; suicide; lung disorders; and […]

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Must-Try Restaurants In Waterloo

Despite being the smallest city of the three cities in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Waterloo’s size makes it an ideal home for folks looking to settle. Waterloo’s quality of life, is augmented by its arts, heritage, beautiful scenery, community, parks, and of course its food. Waterloo is the home of some of the finest […]

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Top Reasons Why Seniors Love Facebook

Indeed, Facebook has transformed the world. What once was a humdrum college dorm room 2004 startup — an online hangout for college students to get to know each other easier — has evolved into the world’s biggest international community – and yes, it’s free, and always will be. In Facebook, ideas spread incredibly fast to […]

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55 Healthy Foods For Seniors

Indeed, eating well plays a large role in emotional, physical, and mental well-being. As the old saying goes,’you are what you eat.’ Yet many seniors today ignore or are oblivious to healthy foods and their benefits. Below, The Uptown has assembled 55 healthy foods known to improve overall bodily function, putting the ‘boom’ in boomer. […]

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Top Trends In Retirement Living

Baby boomers are re-defining retirement living as we know it. With approximately 10, 000 new baby boomers turning 65 every day — a demographic no stranger to change — we find the emergence of new initiatives and trends aimed to improve senior communities across North America. Below we list the top six. Improving Senior Care […]

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Frequently Asked Questions | Life Lease

What is Life Lease? Life Lease is an approach to developing and operating housing projects for seniors, mature adults, and special groups. This is a legalized ownership arrangement entirely suited to seniors who want to simplify retirement living yet maintain their sense of independence. The lease permits seniors to own a ‘share’ of their retirement […]

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Oktoberfest Kitchener-Waterloo Returns October 11 – 19

Everyone’s favourite nine-day festival is back! The annual Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest kicks off this October and as always, the most-popular event, the parade, takes place on Thanksgiving Day. Beginning at 8:30 am in Uptown Waterloo come down and join thousands of Oktoberfesters as they line the parade route on King Street and watch all the floats […]

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8 Ways Pets Improve Senior Living

Whether you have a goldfish, cat, or pooch named smooch, the animal-human bond goes well beyond its immediate benefits. In recent years scientists have only have begun to seriously explore the mental, emotional, and physical benefits pets bring to our daily lives. Of course, when we think of puppies and kittens we often think of […]

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Top Volunteer Opportunities For Seniors In Waterloo

If you’re the type who loves to be a part of community and develop relationships with neighbours, Waterloo offers many volunteer programs for Uptown Life Lease Collection residents; including, volunteer opportunities for seniors. Indeed, there are many reasons why seniors choose to volunteer in their community. It improves social life which has proven to revitalize […]

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