3 Reasons to Have a Spring in Your Step This April

Posted on Apr 5, 2017 at 9:23 AM

The smell of earth and melting snow is in the air, little green shoots are pushing through the dirt and there’s mud everywhere. But most importantly, the sun’s incredible warmth has started rejuvenating our mind, body and spirit. Spring is finally here. It’s no secret that spring makes us feel like we’re waking up from a 5-month-long nap. We’re automatically happier and healthier. Here are 3 reasons to put some spring into your step this April.

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Topics: springtime, wellness, outdoor activities, sunshine, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Vitamin D, fresh produce, gardening, health, winter blues

Caring for Those Affected by Alzheimer’s

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 at 12:00 AM

January is a time to reflect upon the past year, and look forward to the year ahead. January is also Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Not only are Alzheimer’s patients affected by this degenerative disease, but their family members and close friends are often left feeling helpless, not knowing how to cope or take care of their loved ones.


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Topics: health, self-care, dementia, at-home healthcare, alzheimer's, forgetfulness

3 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 at 2:13 PM

It’s the most wonderful time of the year...except sometimes it’s not. No matter what you celebrate, the holidays come with its own special stressors to which hardly any of us are immune. The days are shorter, the year is ending, and the pressure to host and attend parties, buy gifts, put on our winter tires, donate to charities, and visit family can quickly become overwhelming. Here are some easy tips to help reduce your stress this holiday season.

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Topics: stress, health, holiday, gratitude

Fall Prevention Month

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:20 PM

Did you know it's Fall Prevention Month in Ontario? True, it’s not something to have a party for. But what we should be happy about is the growing awareness of the effect of falls on the elderly. In order to celebrate the second year of Fall Prevention Month, we have assembled some helpful information about how you can prevent a slip and fall.

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Topics: Fall Prevention Month, elderly, prevention, nutrition, hazards, health

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