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Restoring the Gift of Sight

By John Thomson on May 1, 2016

Dr. Hugh Parsons, chief of surgery at Surrey Memorial Hospital, chafes at being called a miracle worker, but to 67-year-old Don Carter and others like him, BC’s pre-eminent eye surgeon is definitely a hero. Read more...


Protein Needs as You Age

By Eve Lees on May 1, 2016

Aging can negatively affect muscle mass and strength, but that’s not a big concern for older adults who remain active. A 75-year-old who continues to exercise and eat healthy can have more muscle and muscular strength than a sedentary 45-year old. Read more...


Invest in Yourself

By Pat Nichol on May 1, 2016

I wrote and spoke recently about loneliness and how it affects many people. Interestingly, it affects not just those of us of a certain age, but people of all ages. Read more...


55+ BC Games

By Brooke Campbell on Apr 1, 2016

The BCSGS (British Columbia Senior Games Society) offers this annual provincial competition and opportunity for all participants 55+ to compete in an organized sport, recreation, and cultural event promoting fitness, individual achievement, friendship and community pride. Read more...


Slow Food Inroads

By Joan Boxall on Apr 1, 2016

Slow Food is making inroads in British Columbia. And that’s just an appetizer. Unhurried and deliberate — the Slow Food Movement started in 1986 on the Spanish Steps in Rome in protest over the proposed site of a McDonald’s chain. Read more...


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...


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