20 Nov
Current Events

Girl Guide cookies donated to local seniors

Some folks might not think having 100 boxes of Girl Guide cookies lying around would be a problem requiring a solution — unless that solution involves a tall glass of milk.

But when local guide leader Laura Istead found herself with...

6 Nov
Current Events

Kerby Centre bread market booming

There’s nothing better than a freshly baked loaf of bread.

Crisp and fluffy, straight out of the oven, they are perfectly paired with a variety of condiments. This author loves a nice blackberry jam preserve with a generous slab of butter.


8 Oct
Current Events

Halloween histories

Normally when folks discuss wearing masks in the middle of fall, they tend to be talking about trick-or-treating.

With COVID-19, however, we’ve entered an autumn filled with some spooks much scarier than ghosts, goblins or vampires.

If you’re like me, you’ve always...

5 Oct
Current Events

An epidemic of isolation

A recently released report compiled by a Mount Royal University (MRU) student states that older adults in Calgary and the world over are facing an epidemic of isolation.

Cindy Calderson, a nursing student at MRU, conducted interviews with elders and faculty...

29 Jun
Current Events

One-time payments for seniors coming in July

In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, a one-time assistance payment will be coming specifically for seniors in early July, according to the federal government.

The tax-free payment will consist of $300 for those eligible for Old Age Security Pension and an...