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Eve Williams

Eve Williams
Eve Williams is the Production and Social Media Administrator for Eldernet. She has a passion for learning new things.

Keeping communities together

Before I began to write this article, I had just come off the phone with a woman who was concerned for her mother-in-law. After visiting her mother-in-law over the holiday period so that she could meet her new grandchild, her mother-in-law had been calling her multiple times every day since …

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Aging in the media

Ageism is alive and well and is reaffirmed through all forms of media. However, there is a movement against this from ‘within the ranks.’ Last year we saw many actors and actresses speak out against ageism in Hollywood. Actress Jane Fonda said something that I believe is very true – …

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Gambling – Our secret problem

Gambling addiction among the elderly is growing nationwide. These stories remain largely unreported even though 8% of older adults develop an addiction that can cost them their retirement funds. The Ministry of Health defines problem gambling as “patterns of gambling behaviour that compromise, disrupt or damage health, personal, family or …

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