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Life with COPD: Joe Lodge's New Normal

In 2009-2010, 772,200 Canadians over 35 were diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, a chronic and progressive condition characterized by gradual airway obstruction, shortness of breath, cough, and sputum production.

Always Overbooked: "Sharon Tate: A Life"

Right place. Wrong time. In your life, you've been there a time or two: missed something by that much, gone somewhere a minute too late, zigged when you should've zagged.
The Sages of the Local Stage

The Sages of the Local Stage

Helen Klemm is a member of GeriActors & Friends, an Edmonton-based seniors' theatre group with members from a variety of backgrounds performing for the general public.

Love (of Classic Film) is in the Air

The Edmonton Film Society launches its winter film series ‘Love is in the Air' on February 8, and organizers are expecting upwards of 200 patrons will pour into the auditorium at the Royal Alberta Museum every Monday over the next several weeks to en

Louise Pitre's Triumphant Return

Spend 15 minutes on the phone with Louise Pitre and you'll definitely want to take in Theatre Calgary's current show.

The Bookworm Sez: "My Grandmother asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry"

Are there any three more powerful words? Can "I love you" – also used for countertops, couches, or coats – bestow such mercy? I don't think so.

Shingles: Spot the Symptoms

Canadian NHL hockey legend and Hall of Fame member, Denis Savard once said he was “laid up for a month” and the pain was “unbearable” when he experienced shingles.
Doctor's Orders: Go to the Gym

Doctor's Orders: Go to the Gym

"There's a lot of misconceptions about activity, and the biggest thing I would like seniors to understand is that movement is for everybody," says Melanie Fuller.
The Clarity of Qigong

The Clarity of Qigong

Gently stretching their arms overhead, participants in a class at the Edmonton Seniors Centre takes direction from instructor Sheridan Mahoney in their first ever lesson in the art of Qigong.

Give the Gift of LIFT

Edmonton seniors who have retired from driving now have another option for getting around.