3 May
Featured | Opinion

Time after time after time

I was standing in front of my microwave, watching my cup going round and round and wishing it would take less time to heat my coffee.As I stood there, I began to help the machine count the seconds down to...

13 Apr

Age discrimination is rampant

Whether you’re 8 or 88, age is one of the first things we notice when observing other people. However, age is often used to categorize and divide people in ways that harm, and create disadvantage, injustice, and miscommunications across generations. 


1 Feb
Featured | Opinion

Rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral

Recently I watched a documentary about the rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Hard to believe that almost four years have passed since the fire almost destroyed that treasured icon. I remembered how I cried as I watched with...

5 Jan

Here comes 2023, and another New Year

Hard to believe, but here we go again, stepping into the unknown. Is it just me or are these New Year celebrations coming around faster than before?In my younger days, I looked forward to this event. I had a feeling...

31 Jan

A stronger, healthier you

Let’s Make 2022 the year for a stronger, healthier you! This is the first sentence in our information package for our new year-long fitness program; BENEFIT. In 2022 Kerby Centre and Veiner Centre will be unveiling a multitude of new programs,...

23 Dec
Featured | Opinion

We’re supported by folks like you

Two years ago, we thought of Kerby Centre as a place that offered programs and services for older adults.

Then March 2020 was upon us and we had to close down Kerby Centre.

For almost 50 years, 100 per cent of the...

4 May
Featured | Opinion

A year of incredible challenges

On the day of Jan. 6, 2020, I arrived at Kerby Centre for my first day of work.

I had all sorts of ideas about what my priorities would be as the new CEO for my first 90 days on the...

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...

2 Dec
Featured | Opinion

Let your heart be light

Christmas and the holidays are here. And with it the regular host of events, traditions and festivities.Is what I would be saying if there was anything regular about this year, whatsoever.But we will make do with all the small little...