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How much do I need to clean at home?

How much do I need to clean at home?

COVID-19 spreads easily, but some simple housekeeping habits can help you keep it from invading your home, according to U of A virologist.
Combatting loneliness for seniors during COVID-19

Combatting loneliness for seniors during COVID-19

Experts offer four creative tips to help the older adults in your life keep loneliness at bay
Mission: Fun & Games offers drive-thru service

Mission: Fun & Games offers drive-thru service

While some businesses struggle to survive, social isolating brought on by COVID-19 has been a boon to the game-selling business.
Not all heroes wear capes

Not all heroes wear capes

Senior's residences and associations problem-solve during COVID-19
Alberta reports high COVID-19 rates in Calgary region, long-term care homes

Alberta reports high COVID-19 rates in Calgary region, long-term care homes

EDMONTON — Alberta reported a higher percentage of positive COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths as the province's chief medical officer of health raised concerns about high infection rates in the Calgary region and long-term care homes. Dr.
Alberta reports 138 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths; numbers expected to rise

Alberta reports 138 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths; numbers expected to rise

Hinshaw expects rising number of cases in coming day as a result of expanded testing
Seniors residences a bastion of connection and care

Seniors residences a bastion of connection and care

While COVID-19 causes concern over an outbreak in an especially vulnerable population, care and connection remain in abundant supply.
Cattle group looks for help to weather COVID-19 as meat-packers slow work

Cattle group looks for help to weather COVID-19 as meat-packers slow work

CALGARY — A cattle industry group says measures that helped ranchers weather the BSE crisis in the early 2000s should be brought back immediately as the COVID-19 pandemic slows down work at packing plants.
Volunteers needed to aid Calgary seniors

Volunteers needed to aid Calgary seniors

Calgary Seniors Resource Society looking for 500 new volunteers to handle the flood of need expected in coming weeks
Alberta announces more firefighters, fire bans to limit wildfire risk

Alberta announces more firefighters, fire bans to limit wildfire risk

EDMONTON — Alberta is taking steps to try to minimize the risk of wildfires during the COVID-19 crisis.