13 Sep
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Danger of addiction in older adults

Substance abuse is an often neglected topic when it comes to older adults. When we think of something like alcoholism, we might imagine a young individual participating in binge drinking in post-secondary institutions or while managing a high-stress job. But substance dependency...

2 Sep
Current Events

Heading into Fall

Writing this article in mid-August for the September edition makes me wish I was either an Epidemiologist or a Fortune Teller.  During August we cautiously began to open programing and services in Veiner and Kerby Centres. Meals on Wheels operated...

27 Aug
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Can cannabis help with arthritis?

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Alberta will develop a cannabis use decision tool for the estimated 20 per cent of Canadians who live with arthritis, thanks to a $300,000 award from Alberta Innovates. People with arthritis are...

25 Aug
Featured

A plant you can touch!

Soft and fuzzy, white and green, lamp-ear-shaped leaves are the identifying features of Stachys byzantine, a plant commonly called lamb’s-ears. Having never caressed a lamb’s ear, I cannot vouch for a similar feel between the plant and the animal, but...

13 Aug
Featured | Money

Understanding active investing

Investing is a wealth-building tool that can be as involved or as hassle-free as you want. Active investing is a hands-on approach in which either you or a financial advisor acting on your behalf invests with the objective to outperform...

10 Aug
Current Events | Featured

Kerby expands to Medicine Hat

My name is Richard Parker and I am President of the Kerby Centre Board of Directors. I am very pleased to tell you that on Aug. 3, 2021, Kerby will start delivering services and programs at the Veiner Centre in...

5 Aug
Current Events

The power in a name

This month marks a new beginning for our organization. We have been working for several months now with the staff at the city of Medicine Hat to transition the operation of Meals on Wheels, Strathcona Centre and Veiner Centre to...

28 Jul
Current Events

LGBTQA2S+ trailblazer honoured

The City of Calgary often honours famous locals by naming the various green spaces and parks located within after individuals. Lois Szabo is one of the latest people to have a space named for her. The Lois Szabo Commons is located...

8 Jul
Featured

Where has my mother gone?

The following is a work of short fiction.It is evening and my mother is missing. I do not know where she is. Someone else is here in her stead, but it is not her. I know my mother and this person is...