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 October 2019: With each success comes greater responsibility and that is very true for you this month. Still, the social atmosphere continues with holiday dinners and visiting friends and family early in the month. Mid-month though it’s back to work and your responsibilities will take up more of your [. . . more]

CAPRICORN

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CAPRICORN – December 23 to January 20 October 2019: Fitness experts know that muscle that is damaged can be rebuilt into a stronger or bigger muscle. Lifting weights tears muscles for example but proper rest in between and consumption of protein will enhance the reformation of the muscle in size and strength. Pluto is a [. . . more]

SAGITTARIUS

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SAGITTARIUS – November 23 to December 22 October 2019: Someone or something still hidden behind the scenes has you behaving a little like a detective. You are quite detail-oriented when needed and that’s a good thing during this busy month. There have been clues and you’ve made mental notes but now you are seeing things more [. . . more]

LEO

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LEO – July 24 to August 23 October 2019: The planet Jupiter continues to positively fire up the air signs like Leo, Aries and Sagittarius, and this month Mars gets in on the parade motivating you to try harder, push farther and be your very best you. Unresolved relationship issues finally find resolution perhaps because of [. . . more]