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Acknowledging Loss

By Wendy Johnstone on Apr 3, 2017

The experience of loss, regardless of age, can cause emotional pain or a disruption in our lives. Losses can be minor or major and relative to how the person experiencing the loss perceives it. Read more...


Five Low-Impact Cardio Exercises

By Lorne Marr on Mar 23, 2017

You want to get out there and get moving. You want to get back into shape. You want to feel better. But, like all of us, you've accumulated a wealth of little aches, pains, creaks and cracks that present over time. Read more...


Start the Conversation

By Wendy Johnstone on Mar 7, 2017

Advance care planning isn’t just for seniors or those facing a critical illness. A process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, it’s for everyone, including family caregivers, the young and the healthy. Read more...


Gym Wear — Comfortable & Sexy

By Callie Martin on Mar 7, 2017

Whether you’re practising for that marathon you’ve always dreamed of running, or simply getting in the habit of taking brisk walks around the neighbourhood, it’s time to ditch the old sweatshirt you’ve had since college and lunge your way into the world of fashionable athletics! Read more...


A Journey to Self-Care

By Pat Nichol on Mar 7, 2017

When was the last time you walked through the door of a gym? Are you someone who rolls out of bed in the morning, slides into workout clothes and, while still half asleep, heads out the door to exercise that wonderful body you have been carrying around (or has been carrying you around) for years? Or, are you like me, having done none of that for too long? Read more...


Static vs Dynamic Stretching

By Lorne Marr on Feb 3, 2017

It was a long-held fitness belief that stretching was simple. However, as with all areas of fitness, the experts continue to dig deeper in order to get a better understanding of what sort of applications stretching can have in order to benefit athletic response and performance. Read more...


Pas de Deux

By James Ellsworth on Feb 1, 2017

David Roland and Amalia Schelhorn continue to dance through life. They both had distinguished careers in ballet as “youngsters,” performing as principal dancers in several leading classical roles. Read more...


Fit for Her Adventures

By Wendy Johnstone on Jan 3, 2017

England, Wales, Normandy, France, the Camino Trail and hours of desert hiking in the Palm Desert. These are just a few of the exciting places Greer Rosequist has hiked in her lifetime. Read more...


Generally Speaking

By Wendy Johnstone on Jan 2, 2017

Family caregivers often struggle with not knowing how to speak up and get their message across to key people involved with the person for whom they are caring. Read more...


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