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Writer turns caregiving experience into guide book

Writer turns caregiving experience into guide book

Like tens of thousands of other Canadians, Rick Lauber was forced into a caregiver role for his aging and ailing parents. Unlike most Canadians, Lauber's writing ability has allowed him to share what he's learned with others in the same situation.
Renovated Canora Gardens accepting applications

Renovated Canora Gardens accepting applications

On the afternoon of July 31, 2012, GEF Seniors Housing faced one of its worst building fires in over 50 years it has been an organization.
Shop helps Royal Alex, one pop can at a time

Shop helps Royal Alex, one pop can at a time

Every time Pat Dechene sells a can of pop, a magazine, toothbrush or underwear, things improve for the patients, visitors and staff at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

What Canada Means to Me

I have traveled across the country from sea to sea. I think as a people this magnificent land has had a bearing on molding our character.
Five volunteer opportunities for retirees

Five volunteer opportunities for retirees

Those who volunteered previous to retirement probably have a solid understanding of what opportunities they enjoy, and what roles suit their personality and lifestyle.
These dogs are four-legged fundraisers

These dogs are four-legged fundraisers

Normally, the public is discouraged from interacting with service dogs that help the blind or others with physical challenges. But this summer, you may see a service dog that not only wants your attention, but your money.
The beat goes on, and on, and on, at Lillos

The beat goes on, and on, and on, at Lillos

The British Invasion, blues rock, garage rock, glam rock, sensitive singer-songwriters, smooth jazz, fusion, disco, new wave, grunge and the revival of the accordion as a hip instrument.
Home for dementia patients 'revolutionary'

Home for dementia patients 'revolutionary'

Twyla Hayes knows this is just a start. She knows the re-development of a two-storey historic building in the Calgary community of Renfrew can only help so many people. But Hayes is optimistic.

Petrolia Seniors group marks milestone

Petrolia Seniors is celebrating 30 years of providing social activities and wellness to Southwest Edmonton seniors. Founded in 1987 with the help of St.

A refugee's story from the heart

I said to myself "What about a story from one of the refugees attending our church. I will give the person some questions to answer, and will work on her responses to make it acceptable". How smug, how condescending...