Live in your own home safer with Renos4Seniors

Renos4SeniorsAs Canada’s population ages, the risk of injury around the home is increasing. In fact, one in four adults over the age of 65 will be injured in a fall at least once this year. Many times people are no longer able to live in their home due to injuries sustained in a fall.

Fortunately, a lot of accidents can be prevented. Simple renovations to a home can make it a safer environment for aging people. A safe home brings peace of mind to those living in the home and to loved ones who care about the safety of their aging family members.

Renos4Seniors is dedicated to ensuring people get the safety they need to be able to continue to enjoy living in their own home. Renos4Seniors is co-owned by Peter Hache, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, and Paolo Hervato who has more than 25 years building and home renovation experience in the Ottawa area.

Renos4Seniors is your assurance of top quality workmanship on a wide range of safety-focused home improvements.

“Our primary goal for each client is to provide home modifications to add accessibility, home functionality, safety and universal design.”

“We are caring professionals who are experts in home transformation. We understand the needs of aging adults. We’re trained to provide solutions that improve home safety and prevent injuries.”

Renos4Seniors can upgrade your bathroom and make it a safer living space by replacing tubs with walk in showers.  Designing bathrooms that incorporate safety features, grab fixtures and benches or design for future seats.

“Design for today and future proof for tomorrow.”

Hallways and stairs are the most critical areas where handrails can prevent a fall that could result in serious injury. Renos4Seniors can reduce the risk with secure handrails and more.

Renos4Seniors can also completely upgrade a kitchen to include accessible features, lighting and fixture upgrades.

Live your way at home

Renos4Seniors can make it possible for many seniors to continue to live comfortably and safely in their own home.

“Many seniors would rather continue living in their own homes and communities. But to live safely, comfortably and independently, they need the services of a contractor they can trust and rely on. That’s where Renos4Seniors can help.”

Renos4Seniors can handle any home makeover with guaranteed quality materials and workmanship.

Here’s what clients have said about Renos4Seniors.

“My parents required a bathroom renovation to make my father’s bathroom safer and more accessible. Our experience with Peter and Paolo at RENOS4Seniors has been outstanding. They did a fabulous job, cleaned up at the end of each day, and completed the renovation with minimal disruption to my parents’ home and daily routine.” – Cindy Lacroix

“We interviewed several contractors. We appreciated the unique view of not just replacing old with new but with assisting us in living longer and safer in our home as we age. We were provided weekly updates on progress, resulting in the renovation project being completed on time, on budget and as painlessly as possible.” – Beth and Gerry.

Call Peter Hache Pres. or Paolo Hervato VP of Operations at 613-229-6310.  EP

The Beauty Studio on Greenbank Road: Survive Winter with Ease and Style

The Beauty Studio on Greenbank RoadThe winter season can be tough on your hair. Dry winter weather with extreme temperatures can lead to dryness and irritation on the scalp, split ends, frizz and static.  If you have fine hair that lacks volume, harsh wind can be your ultimate enemy, leaving your locks limp and lifeless. The Beauty Studio on Greenbank Road can help.

They offer keratin treatments to eliminate frizz and curl and repair damaged hair cuticles. Keratin’s strong protective qualities improve the hair inside and out, eliminating frizz while adding strength and elasticity to any hair type.  Styling becomes a breeze.

Some of the products we carry can provide you with the protection you need for winter such as Wella – Keune – Phusion professional.

To keep your hair healthy and beautiful this winter, or perhaps to try a new style for the new year, visit The Beauty Salon at 1013-900 Greenbank Road or call 613-825-6666.  Visit http://thebeautystudio.ca/  EP

Precision Gymnastics in Barrhaven. New Location, Same Great Experience!

Precision Gymnastics in BarrhavenPrecision Gymnastics is on the move!  Their winter session, which begins January 6, will be in their new location at 3500 Fallowfield Road, Unit 1d in the Barrhaven Crossing strip mall. While the gym may be new, the same great service, excellent instructors and small class sizes remain the same.

Precision Gymnastics offers classes for children 18 months to twelve years of age.  Each of the weekly classes runs for 10-12 weeks wrapping up with a parents’ day where the children get to show off their progress.  With a maximum of six children per class, gymnasts enjoy a more individualized coaching experience.

Looking for a fun place for your child’s next birthday party?  Saturdays, from 3:30-6:00 pm, Precision Gymnastics offers 1 hour of gymnastics instruction and 1.5 hours in the birthday party space. With their all-inclusive option, they take care of food, decorations, cake and even loot bags. You can sit back and enjoy your child’s birthday party in style.

At Precision Gymnastics their goal is to motivate every child to love the sport of gymnastics and learn from all it has to offer while having fun.  Call

613-608-9002.  Visit www.precisiongymnasticscentre.com and let the fun begin.  EP

Exceptional Family Law Lawyer!

Halia Anna Michalko, M.A., M.Ed., LL.B.

Halia Anna Michalko, Exceptional Family Law LawyerAs a professional litigator, one of the most satisfying accolades that Halia Anna Michalko can receive is a referral from a former client. It is a testament to her knowledge of the law and her dedication to her clients. Halia has practiced Family Law for nineteen years and represents her clients with honesty, integrity and determination. The following testimonials are from three of Halia’s former clients who were eager to share their experiences.

“I needed help securing custody of my children after dealing with years of ongoing abuse. Halia handled my case with compassion and understanding; allowing me to concentrate on my children. She was professional, sincere and truly cared about my family.” – Ann.

“A divorce can be a horrendous experience. I honestly believe that the favorable outcome of my divorce settlement (including joint custody of my children and an equitable financial settlement) would not have been possible without the concerted efforts of my lawyer, Ms. Halia Michalko. Her tenacity, attention to detail and thorough understanding of the law paid dividends on many occasions. I don’t hesitate to recommend Halia to anyone in need of an exceptional family law litigator.” – Grant.

“Halia’s expert legal counsel saved me from a very serious situation involving my legally registered firearms and my divorce. By recommending that they be removed from my home, my wife was unable to make false allegations about the safety of my children. That recommendation played a crucial role in the ensuing custody battle. Halia’s foresight and sage advice are the reasons that my children and I are together.” – David.

If you’re in need of an exceptional family law litigator, contact Halia Anna Michalko today at 613-237-9090, by fax at 613-237-8834, or by email at hmichalko@bellnet.ca. There are currently openings for new clients. Visit www.divorcemag.com/on/pro/michalko.shtml for more information. EP

Get the Best at LCI Lasercom Skincare Therapy

LCI Lasercom Skincare TherapyWith over 20 years of expertise and an in-depth laser training program, you know you are getting the very best at LCI Lasercom Skincare Therapy. Using state-of-the-art equipment, Manager Luise Karner and her experienced team provide professional, skilled treatment for a full range of medical aesthetics including laser hair removal, skin tightening, spider vein removal, cellulite reduction, stretchmark reduction, rejuvenating peels, micro needling and microdermabrasion. At LCI, they know skin and they can customize a skin care treatment that is just for you. And LCI provides an extensive selection of professional-grade and pharmaceutical products to keep your skin in fantastic shape and you glowing.

LCI specializes in Medical Aesthetics. Want hair removed permanently? LCI can treat all skin and hair types and remove hair from any part of your body safely. Their Radio Frequency technology is a new and innovative option for aging skin. You get immediate and long-lasting results for wrinkles, excess skin or post-pregnancy stretch marks. Reduce the look of cellulite and that dimpled skin look with LCI’s cellulite reduction treatment. Microdermabrasion is an excellent way to remove scarring, brown spots and acne. It also stimulates cell renewal, so you get a healthier, younger look. And regular Microdermabrasion will enhance the results of IPL photo rejuvenation – also available.

As the first company in Canada to open clinics that specialize strictly in Laser Hair Removal, Manager Luise Karner is vigilant about quality control. LCI uses industry- grade lasers for ALL skin types. They are approved by the FDA and Health Canada and LCI technicians go through an extensive training program to qualify in their use. LCI worked closely with laser manufacturers to improve efficiency so their customers get the best available treatment. You deserve the best. Get it at LCI Laser Medi-Spa Clinics. You can visit the website www.ottawalaserclinic.com for more treatment information and how to get a FREE consultation. There are two convenient locations – 100 Gloucester Suite 101B in downtown Ottawa, call 613-569-3737 and 2039 Robertson Road, Suite 233 in Bells Corners, call 613-828-8946. Or email info@ottawalaserclinic.com. Visit them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LCIOttawaSpaLaser.  EP

Get your business to the next level with Collab Space

Collab Space at 70 Bongard Ave in NepeanOperating a small business can be a struggle. There is so much to do and usually not enough resources to get all the jobs done.

For entrepreneurs in the Ottawa area, there is a solution.

Collab Space gives owners of startups and established small businesses a place to achieve their goals in a professional environment, with the benefit of a community of collaborative, growth-oriented peers.

Collab Space is the result of a collaboration by community businessman Emile Salem and skillful entrepreneur Blair Kilrea. They created a community to bring together entrepreneurs and small business owners, and link them to the tools they need for optimal success.

Emile is a successful, experienced business owner who is now taking on a mentorship role to help others achieve their goals.

Blair is an energetic entrepreneur with a passion for the ideologies of co-working spaces, away from the downtown core in an accessible market.

Located at 70 Bongard Ave. in Nepean, Collab Space is housed in a modern 20,000 square foot facility complete with offices, boardrooms, an education room for larger groups, and optimized co-working spaces.

“Collab Space is not merely a place to conduct business, it is a community built to foster business, connect entrepreneurs and mentors, conduct accessible workshops and seminars that encourage growth and diversification, and grow networks,” says Nate Patterson, Chief Collaboration Officer.

Collab Space hosts a wide range of networking events, geared at helping businesses grow in their markets.

“We are building a privately funded community of people who are working for success. We are a small business that is dedicated to serving small business. We all work together to accommodate each other’s needs and goals.”

Collab Space has recently completed extensive renovations and is now offering several new offices available for rent, along with expanded event space, a full-service, licensed restaurant serving breakfast and lunch, as well as a commercial kitchen to accommodate small businesses in the food industry.

The renovations also created an accessible bathroom, as well as showers to accommodate bicycle commuters, day time runners and other active people.

With expertise available on an as needed basis, entrepreneurs can focus their attention growing their business, supported by professionals who can offer expertise in a wide range of fields.

Check out Collab Space online at www.collabspace.ca or call 613-319-2025 to book an appointment to see the facility and all it has to offer.

Your business bottom line will be grateful.  EP

Real estate is often the biggest investment people make

James Laniyan, Real Estate Sales Representative, Royal LePage Team RealtySince 2004, James Laniyan BA, MA has been helping people make the most of buying, selling, renting or investing and property management.

James puts you first: As a full service MLS® REALTOR®, James’s experience and knowledge works for you with customized lawn signage, digital photos and open houses (if applicable).

Whilst your home is listed on the market for sale or when looking to buy or rent, James always keeps you in the loop with constant communication and a phone call after every showing to provide feedback.

By carefully qualifying buyers before any showings, you are assured of a seamless sales process.

“You can add your input on custom feature sheets with constant update advertising with full MLS® exposure.”

“Keeping you first in mind, James’s goal is to protect your interest whilst negotiating an offer, plus cooperating with other brokerages working with buyers.”

Looking for a place to call home? Let James Laniyan and Royal LePage Team Realty work for you. Call direct today 613-302-4874. Email: jlaniyan@rogers.com

Wondering what your home might be worth? Call me today for a free full market evaluation.  EP

Not intended to induce breach of existing Buyer or Seller contract.

Take Time for Yourself!

Dana O’BrienIsn’t it about time you de-stressed with a massage? Registered Massage Therapist Dana O’Brien understands that life can be hectic. You can reduce your stress and relax with a Swedish massage.  But there’s more to massage than just relaxing. Massage also helps headaches, strain/sprains, Multiple Sclerosis, fibromyalgia, depression, gastrointestinal disorders, and a host of other ailments.

Dana has been a massage therapist for over 11 years. She graduated from Algonquin College with honours and now teaches there part-time. Dana is always increasing her knowledge and has taken courses in pregnancy and infant massage. She has traveled with the University of Ottawa Swim Team and has volunteered for the Ottawa Senators Foundation – treating alumni and local athletes. Her techniques include joint mobilizations, neuromuscular techniques, and trigger point therapy.

Take some time for yourself and book that massage or other treatment with Dana O’Brien today. It’s a great way to relieve the stress of everyday life. Call 613-513-5565 or reach out to Dana at danaraeobrien@yahoo.ca. Visit www.danaobrien.ca for more information.


Dana has high praise for Marketplace Newsletter:

Several new clients found me because of the article in Marketplace Newsletter. And that was after only a few weeks of my first publication. Working with the Marketplace writers was a great experience. They were clear and concise in their writing and were very accommodating to my needs. Marketplace Newsletter owner Malcom Dort appreciates the needs of the small business person. He also understands the advertising business and that is reflected in the professionalism of the newsletter. If you’re a small business owner you should consider Marketplace Newsletter – it reaches your potential audience and a demographic that is responsive and interested in their community.  EP

½ Price Special for Skin Anomaly Treatments

Start the New Year Right with Flawless Skin

Kathryn, the owner of Caress, along with other professionals from CaressFor a limited time take advantage of our ½ price skin anomaly treatments with Maya, Wanda and Julie.

Now is the ideal time to get rid of those unsightly skin anomalies, such as skin tags, cherry angiomas, milia, angiokeratomas, pigmented spots, keratoses, facial capillaries and unwanted piercings.

The caring professionals at Caress Electrolysis offer Thermocoagulation, a process that will improve your skin’s appearance by reducing or eliminating unwanted skin anomalies. Caress offers a complimentary consultation, where they will explain the procedure and examine your anomalies to determine if they are treatable.  Thermocoagulation is a gentle, quick and non-medical procedure.  In most cases many anomalies may be treated in one treatment depending on the anomaly and its size, and most skin anomalies only need one treatment.  Post treatment a scab will appear for a week or two while the skin heals.

If you are tired of tweezing or waxing embarrassing unwanted facial or body hair, Caress offers electrolysis the ONLY method of PERMANENT hair removal.  Caress offers a complimentary consultation and treatment, during the consultation an Electrologist will explain the procedure, examine your area, recommend a treatment plan and perform a sample treatment.  Then as an informed consumer you will have all the information you need to decide whether to proceed with treatments.

There are many misconceptions about electrolysis, but two are most common. The first is that electrolysis is expensive and the second is that it’s painful. Electrolysis is in fact reasonably priced as it’s a lifetime investment as electrolysis is still the ONLY PERMANENT method of hair removal. Though there is a sensation to electrolysis, as there is with waxing and laser, most clients are pleasantly surprised how comfortable electrolysis is and many have said that they would have started electrolysis sooner had they known that.

At a very young age Kathryn, the owner of Caress, had unwanted hair issue that impacted on her self-esteem, but she decided early in life to do something about it. “After trying a variety of temporary methods of hair removal I decided to give electrolysis a try. Overjoyed with the results of electrolysis, I not only got rid of my unwanted hair permanently, I also had more confidence. I was so delighted by the results that I decided to pursue a career in electrolysis and I’m so thankful I did. I enjoy preforming electrolysis, everyday a client will mention how happy they are that they started electrolysis and that it has been life changing for them. I am so fortunate that I have found a career I love and one that is so rewarding.”

With more than 40 years in business, convenient hours, seven certified Electrologists, state of art equipment, and a free consultation Caress guarantees you professional and friendly service in a relaxing atmosphere.

We provide a private, safe and comfortable ambiance and assure complete confidentiality to all clients regardless of race, gender or lifestyle choices.  We will assess each client individually to determine the best treatment schedule to fit their budget, time and expectations.

Contact:

35 Larkin Dr, Ottawa, ON K2J 2T2
Reception@CaressElectrolysis.com

613-825-2299

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Pho Thi Fusion in Barrhaven

Pho Thi Fusion in BarrhavenA Warm Option in Chilly Weather

With cold weather just around the corner, there is a dining experience in Barrhaven guaranteed to warm body and soul.  Pho Thi Fusion, a quaint Asian restaurant in the heart of Barrhaven’s marketplace, offers the best in Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai food.

What better way to take the chill out than enjoying one of their famous steamy noodle soups …a light, robust, healthy meal you can enjoy any time of day.  The Pho soup with beef broth and Hu tieu soup with chicken broth are family specialities made with far less MSG than most restaurants making it a light, scrumptious option. The Pho is served with fresh basil, bean sprouts, lime and Thai chili peppers and your choice rare thinly sliced beef, beef well done, braised beef flank, braised beef brisket, tender beef tendon, beef stripe, meatballs, or chicken breast.  The Hu Tieu is served with a choice of noodles, sauces and meats as well.

The tantalizing soups are just some of the many wonderful choices awaiting you at Pho Thi Fusion 129 Riocan Avenue, Barrhaven.  Call 613-825-3325 or visit www.phothifusion.com or Thi Fusion at Merivale and Hunt Club http://thifusion.com  Call 613-723-7687.  Remember…gift cards make a wonderful Christmas present!  EP