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Plants are Good for your Physical and Emotional Health

Plants are Good for your Physical and Emotional Health

As you grow older, your physical agility may begin to decline, which in turn can affect your emotional balance. Stress and anxiety are often the two main factors in the driver’s seat, so what can you do to give yourself more motivation for your health?
How to Moderate Alcohol Consumption During the Holiday Season

How to Moderate Alcohol Consumption During the Holiday Season

We all have that one friend that can drink seemingly endless cocktails or beers and appear to remain unaffected. We also have that friend that has one or two drinks and goes from the shy guy to the karaoke star.
Winter Activities for Older Adults

Winter Activities for Older Adults

When the cold weather arrives, many older adults have no difficulty in letting workout routines slide in favour of sleeping in. Sticking to workout routines in the best of times, for many seniors, can be difficult. Reading a book by the fireplace with a mug of coffee is much more appealing, but older adults know they need to remain active.
Strategies for Improving Mental Health: Dealing with Depression

Strategies for Improving Mental Health: Dealing with Depression

One in five Canadian adults experience a mental disorder in their lives, the most common being anxiety and depression. Having the “blues” and being sad sometimes is very normal, especially when dealing with events like the passing of a loved one.
Alberta Seniors Benefit: Who Qualifies, What are the Benefits, the Help Available

Alberta Seniors Benefit: Who Qualifies, What are the Benefits, the Help Available

The Alberta Seniors Benefit is a financial assistance program available to many seniors.
Service Clubs: Make an Impact in Your Community, and Beyond

Service Clubs: Make an Impact in Your Community, and Beyond

Do you look back fondly on your days of Scouts or Pathfinders? There is no reason to stop enjoying clubs! Here are some service clubs that keep the mind and body active, help you make new friends and support some truly great causes.
Healthy (Scrumptious) Halloween Snacks!

Healthy (Scrumptious) Halloween Snacks!

Whether or not not you are giving out candy to the neighbourhood kids this year, you have every reason to treat yourself to a spooky themed treat; and it doesn’t have to be unhealthy either.
Exploring Using Online Walking Challenges

Exploring Using Online Walking Challenges

Check out these fun online walking challenges to get or stay fit!
Reading to Keep Your Mind Sharp and to Meet Other People

Reading to Keep Your Mind Sharp and to Meet Other People

We hear it over and over again – reading is good for the brain. But what makes reading so vital to our wellbeing? Let’s take a closer look.
Lakeshore Manor Explains: Living Independently in a Care Community

Lakeshore Manor Explains: Living Independently in a Care Community

It’s a conversation most families dread: the one where parents or grandparents are asked to consider a long-term care community.
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