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Health and wellness…..good health and healthy living all lead to wellness.
They go hand in hand don’t you think?
What does health and wellness mean to you?
The very thought of health and wellness can be very overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be.
It should be fun inspiring and very rewarding.

Stress is detrimental. But you already knew that! (source) So why when you open your eyes in the morning to nothing but a dismal morning, does your stress only get heavier and deeper? You draw in a soothing breath, not realizing...
Gout is a type of arthritis that can affect anyone. It's caused by a buildup of uric acid in your joints. An attack of gout will occur suddenly and most often occurs at the joint at the base of...
In recent years, CBD has emerged as a popular medicinal supplement that is said to provide a variety of benefits for users, seniors included. The legal red tape surrounding the production and sale of medical cannabis has loosened of...
We are connected to the world by our five senses. Sight, touch, taste, smell and hearing.  For most of our life we take them for granted--until, that is, we suddenly (or more likely, gradually), start losing them-- at least...
Eighty-five percent of Canadians would rather age in place than live in retirement residences or other circumstances, according to Newswire Canada. The right bathroom modifications make it simpler for seniors to age in place. When seniors remain in their homes, as...
One of nature's most amazing machines, the human body is as fascinating as it is beautiful. From the circulatory to the skeletal system, our anatomy is constantly subject to environmental variables and physical changes. In view of that myriad...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th. This day is to focus our attention on our need to prevent elder abuse. This year's theme is social inclusion. What is social inclusion? It is a process of improving how...
A Census leaked in 2016, revealed that one in five Canadians aged 65+ reported working during the year of 2015. This statistic translates to almost 1.1 million individuals and is the highest proportion that has been recorded since the...
We read about measles outbreaks every year in our newspapers. It is becoming more common and just because your are older or a senior, this doesn't mean that you can't catch the virus. Seniors and children have a higher...
Canadian Men's Health Week is from June 10th to the 16th. Why do we have a Canadian Men's Health Week? It has been demonstrated through the years that many men (especially those in the older generations), take their health...
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