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Hearing Loss: the Quiet Condition

The Canadian Hearing Society reports that one in four Canadians has some level of hearing loss.

Coming of Age in the Golden Years

Bob Chartier's story can teach a lesson of perseverance, staying true to yourself and believing in yourself. As a youngster growing up in Saskatchewan, Chartier loved to sing. He sang at church. He sang at school.
Opening Minds Through Art

Opening Minds Through Art

The Alzheimer Society of Calgary is bringing innovation, art and community collaboration to its Club 36, an adult day program for people living with dementia.
Calgary: The Way it Was

Calgary: The Way it Was

Peter Duthie proudly makes his rounds. There's the photo of Calgarians playing tennis outdoors on a balmy day in late January 1892; hen there's a picture of two people rowing their way through the city during the 1897 Bow River floods.

Bringing seniors out of isolation

This past February 21st was Rise Sunday, a national campaign called Reach Isolated Seniors Everywhere. The idea was to raise awareness of the impact of loneliness and isolation of the elderly in our communities.

Film Flashback: Saint Joan

Interviewing famous people can be intriguing and often strange. But I try not to get too star-struck: they are humans like the rest of us, and so it is best not to get too caught up in their blinding hype.
Calgary's Secret Service

Calgary's Secret Service

Tucked away in a non-descript warehouse space in northwest Calgary is a little known charity doing big things. Seniors Secret Service has been in Calgary since 1985.

Eat Your Greens in a Fun Way!

Eating more green vegetables is a healthy way forward. Power up your day like Popeye did! Here are four very good reasons to eat your greens: 1.
Never Too Late for True Love

Never Too Late for True Love

Serendipity is an important word to Marshall and Anne Bye, especially this year as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary.

Seniors Sought for Provincial Health Study

A newly launched medical study by the Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration and funded by Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions is seeking 5,000 Alberta seniors to participate, with the opportunity to have a 50 per cent chance of receiving fre