3 Jun
Wellness & Healthy Aging

The issue with elderspeak

Elderspeak is a style of speech that occurs when people talk down to older adults. It occurs in many forms and all of them are disrespectful, though the intention behind them is most often not. As well as being patronizing, elderspeak...

21 May
Current Events

U of C develops new COVID-19 test

Time is of the essence when it comes to the medical field, and with many public resources already strained due to the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) are aiming at assisting the...

17 May

Three generations share a trip

My family had visited Vancouver Island a few times, but this time we would experience it through my father-in-law’s eyes. It had been a long winter and he wanted to see spring on the coast. My father-in-law, Roy, grew up on...

12 May

Being brave when it counts

When I was a kid, I was terrified of quicksand. In all the old adventure stories and serials I’d read and listen to, there’s always a moment when the hero takes one wrong move and their fate is almost sealed. They’re...