Graham Hookey

‘All you can do is all you can do …’

Maple Ridge News columnist Graham Hookey says farewell to his readers after 24 years

I’ve parked the car and packed my bag, what now?

Independence not something elderly give up easily.

Life in care home is all about routine

Residents are cared for and checked up on numerous times a day at safe and secure care home.

COLUMN: A little effort goes a long way

Holiday season is a time of great joy when family is around, but also a time of sadness

With aging comes inevitable decisions

A column on seniors issues by Graham Hookey who writes weekly for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News

Looking through eyes of a vulnerable generation

Graham Hookey writes weekly about education, parenting and eldercare for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News

Sick and tired of those abusing trust

A weekly column by Graham Hookey who writes about education, parenting and eldercare

As We Age: They are full of fascinating life stories

Maple Ridge News columnist Graham Hookey is an educator who write about education, parenting and eldercare.

Grateful for those who help our elders

A weekly column on aging by Graham Hookey

It’s time for the elderly to consider the flu vaccine once again

A weekly column on eldercare by Maple Ridge news columnist Graham Hookey

In the mirror I saw my father’s face

I remember, not too long ago, on a morning when I was tired and had gone a couple of days without shaving, that when I looked ...

Living life large, as typical men do

For the most part, men don’t look after themselves the way they should.

Support a cause, and support your own health

A column by Graham Hookey who writes about education, parenting and eldercare for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News

So you think you’re ready to retire?

In a knowledge-based economy, aging is actually not such a bad thing.

Learn to be adaptable when choice no longer exists

A weekly column in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News by Graham Hookey who writes about education, parenting and eldercare.

Column: Crafting a living will, waste of time and money?

It is grotesquely unfair to put healthcare workers and families at war, all the while spending large sums of money on legal costs.

Getting a foot in the health care door

A weekly column by Graham Hookey who writes about education, parenting and eldercare

Making most of hand we are dealt

Goal to better understand how best to engage and support development in young people

Finding happiness in our elder years

Generally speaking, women are healthier than men, at least until a later age.

As we age: Act on arthritis sooner, not later

Don't wait, getting early treatment can help with long-term condition