15 Apr
Opinion | Wellness & Healthy Aging

A grocery conundrum

I was low on the staples — bread, milk, eggs and the like — so it was time to go shopping. There was a time when I disliked this chore but because of these isolationist days, grocery shopping has become...

1 Apr
Current Events | Featured

Behind the tricksters

Checking the news headlines on April 1 is always a gamble, every single year. Many organizations will put out their jokes and japes to celebrate the annual holiday of pranks, trying to catch readers unaware for a light laugh. With consistent headlines...

25 Mar
Current Events | Featured

Pride in our volunteers

A message from Kerby Centre CEO Larry Mathieson I looked for a definition of volunteerism online this morning. Volunteerism: the use or involvement of volunteer labour, especially in community services. A little uninspiring, given how volunteering really changes the world. Most years,...

23 Mar
Wellness & Healthy Aging

It’s chilly out there!

April is a shoulder month for the gardening season. Some hardy seeds can be planted if the soil can be worked, but the ground in many places may still be frozen. So, what can an eager gardener do to get...

11 Mar
Current Events | Featured

March comes in like a lion

It was just last year when Calgarians – and all Albertans – first heard of Covid-19. The pandemic’s anniversary dates from March 4 last year, when Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw announced the first presumptive case of an Alberta resident stricken with...

3 Mar
Current Events | Featured

Volunteering at an animal rescue

Volunteering provides physical, social, and psychological benefits and is a valued role for older adults. Although adults volunteer for various organizations, there is limited understanding of why older adults volunteer for animal rescue organizations. Since the 1990s, the number of animal...

26 Feb
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Get growing for spring!

It’s only days away. I know frost-free days aren’t expected until May. However, mid-March is seed starting time — even if you’re starting yours on a sunny windowsill and not under grow lights. The sun is much higher in the...

24 Feb
Featured | Money

Understanding investment account

Just as it’s important to select the right type and mix of investment products (e.g. cash equivalencies, fixed income securities, equities and investment funds) to meet your financial goals, so too is choosing the appropriate type of account to hold...