Become an Organ Donor and Save Lives

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Most of us support improving and saving lives through organ and tissue donation, but only a fraction of us actually take the time to register. This disparity between good intentions and actions has real-world consequences. While thousands of people have received the gift of life, others have died waiting because there just are not enough [. . . more]

What the Heck is Mercury Retrograde?

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Although it sounds like the title of a Sci-Fi movie, Mercury Retrograde is an astronomical term for when the planet Mercury appears to be moving backwards in the sky (but isn’t really). All planets can appear to be moving backwards and stationary but Mercury is retrograde most often in a single year and when it [. . . more]

Elder Abuse on the Rise

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Domestic Violence in Canada According to a 2016 study released by the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly, 766,000 Canadian seniors suffered some form of abuse in 2015. It’s expected that reported incidents of elder abuse will continue to rise with the growing senior population — Statistics Canada data shows that seniors in [. . . more]

Vegan Diet on the Rise Worldwide

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Statistics show that more people across the world are choosing to follow a vegan diet. According to Google Trends data, search interest around veganism has increased significantly from 2004 to 2017, with the highest level of interest in Australia, Israel, Canada, New Zealand and Austria. In Canada specifically, B.C., Yukon, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Alberta [. . . more]

Light Exercise Improves Memory

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Anyone over 50 usually notices their memory isn’t what it used to be. However, research has recently found that just 10 minutes of light exercise can help improve memory.  Memory loss is not uncommon for older adults and its one of the first symptoms of aging noticed. We enter a room and realize we forgot [. . . more]

AQUARIUS

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Aquarius – January 21 to February 18 July 2019: Changes occurring this month are a culmination of the first part of the year in a way. It’s been nothing but tornadoes, and flooding, and storms all over the news but fortunately you don’t really tap into all that. Your inner guide is often a better adviser [. . . more]

CAPRICORN

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CAPRICORN – December 23 to January 20 July 2019: Well at long last the solar eclipse has again arrived in the zodiac sign axis of Cancer-Capricorn. Capricorns are probably ready for the changes so buckle up. Fortunately, the partnership of Saturn and Pluto right now are not involved in the eclipse directly and that means [. . . more]

SAGITTARIUS

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SAGITTARIUS – November 23 to December 22 July 2019: There are so many decisions to make in this crazy month that has two eclipses and six retrograde planetary bodies. For the last while you’ve had to be like a young stallion or mare at spring time entered to race in so many competitions. You’ve been running [. . . more]

LIBRA

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LIBRA – September 24 to October 23 July 2019: A Libran is commonly hopeful, cheerful and sweet-tempered but your kinder moods may be challenged after the eclipses and Mercury retrograde begin this month. It may not be your own melodramas you’re dealing with as everybody endures these planetary transits and you love to dispense advice like [. . . more]