Tag - Nov/Dec 2023

GOING STRONG

Harry King is a certified fitness trainer at Planet Fitness. He’s also 80. Living proof that fitness is for all ages, Harry answers some questions about the benefits of starting a fitness program. Images courtesy of Planet Fitness Why has there been a resurgence of fitness programs tailored specifically for seniors? In Canada...

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The Giving Season

By Peggy Edwards, Council on Aging of Ottawa November and December mark several holidays linked to giving. This includes presents and gifts of money and time to loved ones and neighbours, to charities and good causes, to people and families who are alone or live with low-incomes and to other vulnerable groups. Older people are...

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What’s Cool about Cold-Weather Hiking

As Ann Stewart will tell you, it’s the best time of year to take a hike. The active empty nester has been an outdoor enthusiast for years, so she’s also quick to admit that, in her opinion, almost any time of year is ideal to hit the trails. “Apart from days when there’s extreme cold, extreme heat, a blizzard or heavy rain, I’m...

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‘Tis the Season for Thrills, Chills and Laughter from Canadian Authors

Delicious intrigue awaits in Ottawa author Peggy Blair’s latest book, Shadow Play. Slava Kadun, an FSB agent and one Vladimir Putin’s hitmen, discovers a lucrative sideline–instead of killing Putin’s critics, he “disappears” them. With the help of a fourteen-year-old Ukrainian refugee, Nona, a computer whiz, he provides them...

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Cranberry Zucchini Bread

Cranberries aren’t just for sauce and juice. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients, the tangy, versatile berries add flavour and colour to all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. These delectable recipe and photo are from Foodland Ontario, foodlandontario.ca, will entice you to stir up some new, healthful dishes...

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Festive Sangria

Cranberries aren’t just for sauce and juice. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients, the tangy, versatile berries add flavour and colour to all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. These delectable recipe and photo are from Foodland Ontario, foodlandontario.ca, will entice you to stir up some new, healthful dishes...

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Warm Turkey and Rice Salad

Cranberries aren’t just for sauce and juice. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients, the tangy, versatile berries add flavour and colour to all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. These delectable recipe and photo are from Foodland Ontario, foodlandontario.ca, will entice you to stir up some new, healthful dishes...

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Cranberry Clafouti

Cranberries aren’t just for sauce and juice. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients, the tangy, versatile berries add flavour and colour to all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. These delectable recipe and photo are from Foodland Ontario, foodlandontario.ca, will entice you to stir up some new, healthful dishes...

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Pork Tenderloin with Fruit and Nuts

Cranberries aren’t just for sauce and juice. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients, the tangy, versatile berries add flavour and colour to all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. These delectable recipe and photo are from Foodland Ontario, foodlandontario.ca, will entice you to stir up some new, healthful dishes...

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Onion, Pear and Cranberry on Crostini

Cranberries aren’t just for sauce and juice. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients, the tangy, versatile berries add flavour and colour to all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. These delectable recipe and photo are from Foodland Ontario, foodlandontario.ca, will entice you to stir up some new, healthful dishes...

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