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Roll out the rain barrels, says Green Calgary

Roll out the rain barrels, says Green Calgary

Worms love leftovers. That catchy little line at GreenCalgary.

20 Questions about 'Boomer Brands'

Many of the world's most popular brands emerged during the formative years of the Baby Boom generation (1946-64).
Canada’s cookbook queen has hung up her apron

Canada’s cookbook queen has hung up her apron

Canada's cookbook queen doesn't cook anymore. Over 30 years, Jean Paré authored more than 200 cookbooks containing 17,000 recipes which have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.
Why exercise is the best tennis elbow treatment

Why exercise is the best tennis elbow treatment

By MICHAEL BROWN The cure for the repetitive motion injury of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow, colloquially known as tennis or golfer’s elbow, is more use.
Compassion rooms a welcome initiative in care

Compassion rooms a welcome initiative in care

Hospital stays can be confusing, lonely, and even frightening times for many in-patients. Their caregivers can often be left waiting for updates on their loved one’s condition and wondering what to do.
Dolls look their best for annual show

Dolls look their best for annual show

As a child, Iris Hobbs wanted Barbie dolls. But she chuckles that her mom never wanted to buy her any. Today, the senior owns a bunch of Barbie dolls that make up part of her massive doll collection.
20 questions about April events

20 questions about April events

1. Nunavut was born on April 1, 1999. How many official languages does this territory have? 2. It's no joke – on April 1 fifteen years ago, what social media company introduced an entirely free service that changed communications forever? 3.
LGBTQ seniors face different challenges, group says

LGBTQ seniors face different challenges, group says

A nearly two-year-old seniors’ group is working to help build awareness and be a resource for LGBTQ elders in Calgary.
Hypertension cure is in your hands, doctor writes

Hypertension cure is in your hands, doctor writes

Hypertension has no apparent symptoms, yet is the cause of half the deaths from stroke and up to 45 percent of deaths from coronary heart disease.
Vaccine numbers among adults still too low

Vaccine numbers among adults still too low

First, the good news. Seniors tend to get their vaccinations at much higher rates than the rest of the Canadian population. Now, the not so good news.