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Feeling Like 40

By Kate Robertson on Mar 1, 2016

Bike, hike, ski, run. We want to do it all forever, right? As I found out, hyaluronic acid (HA), a protein normally produced by cartilage tissue in joints and found in the joint’s synovial fluid, can help us do just that. Read more...


Over 65? It's Time to Fall-Proof Your Home!

By Megan Minogue on Feb 2, 2016

As you get older, you may find yourself faced with additional health concerns and challenges that you did not give a second thought a decade or two ago. For instance, those over 65 commonly suffer from conditions and diseases that can severely limit your mobility or simply make it more difficult to get around. Read more...


Good Posture for Good Health

By Eve Lees on Feb 1, 2016

Poor posture, however, can create health problems. It can impede breathing, blood circulation, digestion, organ functions and overall alertness. Here are a few tips to help you practice good posture. Read more...


Healthy Skin & Hair Food Practices

By Eve Lees on Jan 1, 2016

Your health is most noticeable by the condition of your hair and skin. Many factors contribute to inner and outer health. The food you eat is only one of them, but a very important one. Here are a few ideas to feed your hair and skin from the inside out. Read more...


All in the Family

By John Thomson on Dec 1, 2015

Talk about bonding through a common interest. Kelowna grandmother Donna Nicholas and her daughter, Linda, are cycling buddies, united in a common activity and pursuing a similar goal - to be the best they can be. Read more...


Getting More ZZZs

By Elizabeth Godley on Dec 1, 2015

Studies have shown sleep is important for learning and memory, and the sleep-deprived brain does not consolidate new learning as well, resulting in memory impairment. The good news is that we can improve our sleep. Read more...


Caring from a Distance

By Wendy Johnstone on Oct 1, 2015

Distance caregiving is quite the ride - guilt for not doing enough or for not being there, sadness in accepting the toll a disease can take, anxiety of frequent and unpredictable travel and fear of the unknown. Read more...


Going for Everything

By Bobbie Jo Reid on Oct 1, 2015

David Patchell-Evans, affectionately known as Patch, 61, serendipitously conceived his mega brand, GoodLife, after suffering a motorcycle accident while in university. The experience ultimately taught him the profound benefit of exercise first-hand; it helped him repair his badly broken body. Read more...


It’s a Wrap

By John Thomson on Oct 1, 2015

“I was totally surprised. I felt very, very honoured,” says 87-year-old Betty Jean (BJ) McHugh, of being asked to kick off this year’s edition of the 55+ Games in North Vancouver. The 55+ Games, formerly called the BC Seniors Games, started August 25th and concluded August 29th. Read more...


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