High energy levels require healthy eating during the holidays. However, brain fog and lethargy due to poor diet limits us. This article navigates the tempting delicacies with helpful holiday eating tips and recipes. Use Fresh Ingredients             It’s tricky to consume foods...
If you were to be asked what one plant you associate most with Christmas it would be the poinsettia. The poinsettia is also known as the Christmas Star and is indigenous to Mexico. There are over 100 cultivated varieties...
It isn't too long until the holidays arrive and there are activities that all ages can enjoy. Even older adults who have physical or cognitive limitations can still enjoy many of the activities that their friends and family have...
What do you think of when you think of the holidays? No matter who you are, days like Christmas, Boxing Day, Hanukah, and New Year’s Eve are bound to launch a colourful slideshow of images in your mind.             If your...
Hallowe’en is making a comeback. Every year we see more homes decorated in orange and black with spooky creatures on the lawns and black paper cats on the windows. Hallowe’en is not just for kids! You're never too old!...
Both Canada and the US have special holidays commemorating their countries. In Canada, this is Canada Day, celebrated on July 1. It celebrates confederation, July 1, 1867 when the three colonies came together as one country. In the US,...
This year Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 17th. This is the day we celebrate and honour our fathers. There are several accounts of how Father’s Day began but most agree it began on June 19, 1910. An earlier...
Mother’s Day (May 13th) will soon be here and families will celebrate the occasion, remembering the sacrifices their mothers have made over the years. Those with elderly mothers (some of whom are mothers themselves) may find it more difficult...
Whether you are still living at home or in a retirement or assisted living facility, Easter is always a time to celebrate with your grandkids! There are many easy and fun activities you can do to enjoy this time...
Originating hundreds of years ago in the 4th century, at one time Valentine’s Day had a darker connotation. It later evolved to honor at least one saint and by the 14th century started to become the holiday that we...
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