Tag - Jan/Feb 2022

What Every Older Adult Needs to Know About Incontinence

Incontinence is a common problem for older adults, affecting both men and women. But many people don’t know how to deal with it, or even that there are treatments available. Here’s what you need to know about incontinence – the causes, the symptoms, and the treatments. The Causes of Incontinence Both men and...

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A Useful Guide For Staying Fit While Having Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease which causes huge distress to those who suffer from it. Diabetes at its most basic level results in an overproduction of insulin and the body begins to not recognize and utilize that insulin as it should, causing diabetes symptoms. If you have this disease, and you still want to stay fit, here are some...

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Changing long-term Care

Healthy Boomer By Peggy Edwards Moving forward in a positive direction A few months ago, I had the privilege of hearing Pat Armstrong speak at a seniors’ advocacy conference on how to change long-term care (LTC) in a positive direction. Pat is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at York University, and an expert on LTC...

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Get lost and Found

Travel By Jennifer Hartley In magical Newfoundland and Labrador It may be the motto of the Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Bureau but getting lost and found could not be more appropriate for this magical place. Everywhere you turn on windy roads with spectacular coastal scenery, you find towns and villages steeped in history...

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Hands Off the Clocks

Sage Advice By Iris Winston The daylight savings debate How many people still think that “springing forward” and “falling back” are worth the twice-a-year effort and disruption? I know that on one Saturday night each March and November, I think particularly fondly of the years that we lived in Saskatchewan, where clocks remain...

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It Takes a Community

Birding By Brian Morin Annual bird count brings together thousands of bird enthusiasts It was an idea whose time had come. On Christmas Day, 1900, 27 people in 23 cities in the U.S. and two in Canada spent time counting birds. Initiated by American ornithologist Frank Chapman, the first Christmas bird count was an attempt to...

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Immunity boosting delivered to your door

Just as you can receive your daily medication in handy pill packs, now you can also get vitamins and supplements in daily dose pods. VTMN Packs is a monthly subscription service that delivers your personalized wellness immunity-boosting regime right to your door. You can build your own cocktail of supplements like...

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Stylish eco-friendly tableware

Ever wonder where all that glass goes when you discard your old dishes? To a landfill, that’s where. That’s why TRIPWARE’s Japanesedesigned plates and bowls are the better choice for the environmentally conscious. They’re made from discarded ceramics that have been broken down and upcycled into beautiful, stylish tableware that...

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Tiny card packs powerful charge

Also brought to you by the folks who made AquaVault and FlexSafe is ChargeCard®, an ultra-thin credit card-sized charger for your tech. It comes with a tiny pouch of interchangeable cables to fit just about any device (USB-C, Lightning, Micro USB) and works with Apple and Android. It charges at lightning speed, and though it’s...

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Travel inspiration in a box

Anticipating your next trip can be almost as much fun as going if you juice up all your senses with these creatively curated travel-themed boxes. Available as a stand-alone gift or by seasonal subscriptions (four times a year) Travelista Boxes contain six to eight items that can include home décor, clothing, accessories...

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