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,...

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...

8 Feb
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Your brain needs exercise

I sustained a concussion about 5 years ago, which challenged me and led to some big changes in my life. Before my concussion, I took my brain for granted. It was only because of my concussion, and the months of recuperation,...

3 Feb
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Gone to seed

Finally, that gardener’s itchy green thumb can get a workout. I know, it’s mid-winter and it will be weeks before we garden outdoors.  However, plants that require a long season to reach maturity need to be started soon. Are you...