Health & Well-Being

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.

If you are looking to explore the beautiful country of Canada, we have compiled our favorite spots to add to your bucket list for travel this summer! There are some spectacular Canadian destinations that seniors will love to see...
In Canada, it's tax time and there are many tax deductions and credits for seniors that they may not be aware of. Seniors citizens are eligible for a wide range of benefits. When these are combined with other credits,...
April is Daffodil Month. The daffodil is a symbol of courage and strength in the fight against cancer. This year the Canadian Cancer Society is celebrating its 60th anniversary of Daffodil Month and raising money for cancer research. It...
The typical Christian celebrations for Easter revolve around Church and biblical stories. However, many Easter celebrations are nonreligious and there are lots of ways that seniors can celebrate Easter regardless of their beliefs. Whether you reside in your own home,...
For those of us with high blood pressure, (140/90 or higher), medication and extreme lifestyle changes are necessary immediately. But many of us have pre-hypertension and are still at a stage where smaller lifestyle changes can make a big...
Podcasts are prerecorded radio shows which have been posted to the internet. The choice of subjects is endless. There are podcasts about every interest imaginable. They are great entertainment and convenient to listen to while you go about the...
Whether you own your own home or rent a condo or apartment, a smoke alarm is not only necessary, it's required by law. For seniors in particular, keeping smoke alarms in good working order requires a checkup every few...
The early signs of dementia are so subtle that they may be missed or mistaken for symptoms of another illness. Since so many dementia symptoms are similar to those of other diseases, it's always best to check with your...
April 11th is World Parkinson's Day, celebrating the birthday of Dr. James Parkinson, who first described the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Researchers around the world continue to learn new things about the progressive brain disease that has a multitude...
It just happened to my wife, an avid early morning walker. She does everything ‘right’ in terms of the ‘right’ shoes, coat, scarf, hat—you name it –she does it. The only thing she does not do is make sure...
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