24 Jun
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Finding a Balance with Qigong

What is qigong (pronounced Chi-gong)? Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice of meditation and movements used to balance your body’s energy. The practice of qigong works to activate acupressure points, meridian points and organ systems through general or targeted movements,...

10 Jun
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Pandemic’s impact on dementia caregivers

COVID-19 sent the lives of every Albertan into upheaval. But a recent study performed by the University of Calgary has revealed the extra burden that was placed on those caregiving for people living with dementia. The findings report a significant increase in...

3 Jun
Wellness & Healthy Aging

What we can learn through disagreements

You don’t have to venture far to find a difference in opinions. It’s everywhere. You may have found yourself having disagreements with loved ones, friends, co-workers and even those elected to lead us. Often disagreements are viewed in a negative light,...

20 May
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Early spring blooming

When a person thinks of a garden, typically the summer garden is what is pictured in the mind — a beautiful yard with lush green lawns, fully leafed-out trees and shrubs, and mature perennial plants and containers of annuals adding...

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...

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...

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...