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 November 2019: Mars continues to fire up your creativity and you’re finding greater balance in all of life’s affairs lately. Good for you and remember this when the Mercury retrograde creates any challenges that cause you to have to rework your plans. Sometimes, Aquarius is so caught up in [. . . more]

CAPRICORN

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CAPRICORN – December 23 to January 20 November 2019: Are you ready for some amazing and positive new directions finally arriving and moving you forward? You may say “yes” immediately but the Mercury retrograde is making you back up a little bit to retrace your steps and that is not a bad thing. That’s when [. . . more]

SAGITTARIUS

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SAGITTARIUS – November 23 to December 22 November 2019: You have had the great pleasure of enjoying your ruling planet Jupiter traveling through his own sign (yours) this past year. But all good things must come to an end and on December 2 your jovial ruler is moving into Capricorn for a much-needed worldwide renaissance. While [. . . more]