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Body of missing Saskatchewan man found north of Calgary

Body of missing Saskatchewan man found north of Calgary

Calgary city council votes unanimously to ban conversion therapy

Calgary city council votes unanimously to ban conversion therapy

Calgary city councillors have unanimously voted to ban conversion therapy in the city. Hundreds of rainbow-clad LGBTQ community members and their supporters were at city hall for the vote, with many spilling into the foyer to watch on screens.
'A roof over my head:' Tiny homes provide hope for homeless military veterans

'A roof over my head:' Tiny homes provide hope for homeless military veterans

'The whole concept of punishment is wrong,' jurist writes

'The whole concept of punishment is wrong,' jurist writes

The longest-serving provincial court judge in the province, whose first two bestselling books sparked both controversy and praise across the country, has launched his third book in the trilogy detailing his battle with the justice system and his ques
Seniors Advocate sad to see position cut

Seniors Advocate sad to see position cut

The former Alberta Seniors Advocate is uncertain about how well seniors will be served now that her office has been absorbed into the Office of Alberta Health Advocates.

Report reveals stresses on ‘informal caregivers’

There are an estimated 400,000 Albertans providing ongoing – and unpaid – support to their aging loved ones, a report from the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) says.
Critics decry 'open season' on seniors

Critics decry 'open season' on seniors

Proposed deficit-cutting measures outlined in the provincial budget has some Alberta seniors' groups seething.
Christmas a time of added pressure for caregivers

Christmas a time of added pressure for caregivers

Every year, Santa loads his sleigh, harnesses up his reindeer, and buckles in for a long trip. There’s a lesson here for caregivers who should also buckle in ahead of the upcoming holiday season.
Bone health precautions vital as you age

Bone health precautions vital as you age

Recently my chiropractor threw me a bombshell. Because I have low body weight there’s increased risk of osteoporosis. Why? Because more body mass means more muscles putting stress on bones which in turn improves bone density.

Coordinating community services to support healthy aging

There is more to healthy aging than just medical supports.