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]

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]

CAPRICORN

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CAPRICORN – December 23 to January 20 June 2020: You could finally be moving into some positive new territory after a couple years of stress and the breakdown of old structures that weren’t serving you well. Some of you lost jobs, money or family members and you don’t generally deal with those kinds of losses [. . . more]

LIBRA

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LIBRA – September 24 to October 23 June 2020: Everyone usually sees you as sweetness and light but like any other sign, under stress your more negative qualities can arise. Unfortunately these retrogrades and the pandemic we’re all enduring has forced you to be alone and in your head a lot more. Worrying needlessly about [. . . more]

AQUARIUS

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Aquarius – January 21 to February 18 June 2020: You’re often misunderstood as you do not explain yourself well (or at all) and this can be misinterpreted. You find it difficult to express your feelings most times and some people see you as remote or stony. You can be communicative but blame your fixed sign status [. . . more]