12 May
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Managing chronic pain

I have one thing that is always present in my day-to-day life – pain. Chronic pain is identified as pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks despite medication or medical treatment. Every day I work with my chronic pain, and every...

8 May
Mark Paul at Kerby Centre community outreach
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Kerby community reaches out to Calgarians

Over the days that made up the slow descent into self-isolation, social distancing and “essential work only” Kerby Centre may have closed its doors, but its essential work continues. Under health recommendations from the province, the centre was closed to the...

7 May
Money

Pump-and-Dump dangers: investing in current events & crises

Now more than ever, Albertans are feeling vulnerable. With growing economic uncertainty stemming from a highly volatile stock market and the ongoing global crisis impacting jobs, retirements savings and daily life, Albertans of all ages are looking for a solution...

7 May
Money

Investing during an economic downturn

You may hear the investing motto “buy the dip” being used a lot these days. This phrase refers to looking at economic downturns as lucrative investment opportunities – one that can bring you significant gains by buying investments at reduced...

6 May
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Look for the helpers in times of crisis

Fred Rogers, of Mister Rogers and PBS fame, had important things to say about helpers. “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘look for the helpers,” he said....

6 May
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Common causes of fatigue

Everyone feels tired or fatigued at some point in their lives. Usually there’s a good explanation, such as coming down with the common cold or flu, having a late night out, or falling short on your sleep. It’s normal to...

5 May
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Staying safe in the sunny season

With the weather warming and the sun shining, it’s tempting to throw caution to the wind just to experience the joys of the coming summer. But social distancing and self-isolation are still in effect. The City of Calgary wants citizens to...

5 May
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Celebration in quarantine

This year my Birthday was unlike any other Birthday I have ever had. To be honest, I really didn’t know what to expect and I tried my best to keep my expectations low given the current COVID-19 situation unfolding in...