Regardless of whether you use a fridge calendar or your phone, arm yourself with a pen, a phone book and a bit of patience and set up all of your appointments for the entire year. Use our checklist as a guide (and remember to add your own if we missed something).
Dentist: Every six months.
Family Doctor: Once a year if you’re healthy.
Gynecologist: Once a year for females over the age of 15, or if they are sexually active.
Optometrist: Every one to two years for everyone over the age of three.
Maintenance Check: Have your car inspected, tired rotated and oil changed every 5,000 km.
Driver’s Licence: Every five years in most provinces.
Licence Plate: Every one to two years in most provinces.
Tax Consultation: Once a year before April 30 to help with your income tax filing.
Financial Advisor: Once a year to discuss your investment plans.
Insurance Agent: Once a year to review your policies.
Passport renewal: Every five years (and 10 years starting in July).
Pet Checkup: Annually once they turn a year old.
Date nights: Make time for special events like birthdays, Mother’s Day, anniversaries or girls’ nights out.