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Caregivers need care, too, organization says

For most people in a caregiving role — whether it's for an ill relative, or even a neighbour that has no one else — it can sometimes feel like you have no time for yourself.
Twenty Questions on famous March events

Twenty Questions on famous March events

On March 1, 1932, the infant son of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped from his home in Hopewell, N.J. His body was found on March 12.

Best of Bridge bridging the generations in the kitchen

It's been more than 40 years since a simple girls' getaway weekend started a Canadian culinary institution. In 1975 eight young Calgary women met at the cottage of Mary Halpen to cook, play bridge and socialize.

Us and Them

MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS TO WRITE AN ARTICLE ON THE DIFFERENCE between those outside of a particular belief/organization system and those within the system. To critique those clear differences...

Ruth Adria: Champion of the elderly

A wealthy man who wanted to live out his life at home and could afford the 24-hour care needed to do so, instead died in an institution where he was placed against his will by his family because they didn't want home care to eat up their inheritance.

View from the window

I AM SAT IN MY ROCKING CHAIR, situated just to one side of the picture window of the living room... I do enjoy its comfort and 'rock-ability' and the view it presents of the scene outside.

What makes a great grandfather

As arrows in the hand of a warrior, so also are [grand]children born during one's [pre-middle] age. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them! Ps.

Privileges

IN CANADA WE ENJOY SO MANY privileges we are likely to forget some of them. I will refresh your memories. We can marry the spouse of our choice, and raise as many children as we want and name them as we see fit.

Home changes now can save big bucks later

Edmontonians embarking on plans for their dream home would be well-advised to include features for seniors. Why? Because they can take steps now that won't be a costly burden later on.
Ruth Adria: Champion of the elderly

Ruth Adria: Champion of the elderly

A wealthy man who wanted to live out his life at home and could afford the 24-hour care needed to do so, instead died in an institution where he was placed against his will by his family because they didn't want home care to eat up their inheritance.