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World Arthritis Day

Six million Canadians. That is the number of people living with arthritis. If you are one of six million, then you know that it’s a statistic that you’d much rather not be part of. Arthritis can be painful, can cause stiffness, affect range of...

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Benefits of Independent Living During a Pandemic

When we are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, it sometimes feels like we’re playing a game of chess. As with the mind game of courtly pawns, every move we make seems to have the potential for unwelcome consequences. However, with the pandemic, the...

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Seniors, Stay at Home, Stay Busy

Seniors: Ideas to pass the time on a stay at home order You’ve got four walls, a few windows. You may have memorized the spot on the wall in the hallway that has a little paint chip and possibly even worn the flooring in certain areas from wandering back and forth,...

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Stigma of Dementia

Days, weeks, and months that highlight important health concerns are invaluable in raising awareness and informing people on new medical advances and possible prevention. Events are promoted by professionals in the health community or...

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Eating Healthy Over the Holidays

Is it possible to eat healthy during the holiday season?  Parties, lunch dates, social gatherings…at this time of the year it’s difficult to not have a calendar full of events and outings that involve good company, but also a lot of very...

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Seniors Need to Set an Example for Young Voters

On October 21, Canadians will be heading to the polls to vote in the 43rd federal election.With seniors representing nearly 16 per cent of Canada’s population, they must continue to set an example for younger voters and remember to cast their ballot.In the...

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Grandparents’ Day

If you’re a grandparent (or an unofficially adopted grandparent), then mark September 8 off on your calendar as this is National Grandparents’ Day. Although this day isn’t as widely known or celebrated as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, it...

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Benefits of Senior Housing

Living the Dream Ahhh…retirement. So many of us have a dream for what life will be like when we leave the working world behind. While it’s fantastic to dream, it’s also important to have a plan in place to make that dream a reality. If you’re...

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Aging Gracefully

We all know that we can’t possibly live forever and that aging is inevitable. Perhaps your skin is starting to sag a little bit, maybe there are a few more age spots on your hands or you may have noticed that you tire more easily than you used to. These may all be...

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Country Fairs Take You Back in Time

July has zoomed by and with any luck, you were able to spend some time at the lake, get some visiting in with friends and family as they toured through Manitoba, and maybe even had a family reunion, wedding or milestone anniversary to attend. As we get ready to turn...

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