Active Senior's Digest Blog

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Stacked Pancake Cake

Ingredients: 3 cups (750 mL) PC Buttermilk Extra-Fluffy Pancake and Waffle Mix 2 cups (500 mL) water 1/2 cup (125 mL) 35% whipping cream 2 tsp (2 mL) pure vanilla extract 1 pkg (500...

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Energy conservation checklist

Spring Spring is a good time to prepare your year-round plan to reduce your energy consumption. The key to a realistic energy savings program is to keep it simple to start: make a list...

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New head of health for province

He was acting as the head of health, but now it’s official. Dr. David Williams, who has been the acting chief medical officer of health for the province, was appointed to the position full-time...

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Improving Alzheimer’s support services

More money is going to be coming the Alzheimer Society’s way, thanks to the provincial government. The province will be pumping $761,500 to go toward the society’s Finding Your Way program, with the money...

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A majestic ship for a new era

Holland America is pleased to introduce ms Koningsdam, its newest ship arriving in April 2016. The 2,560-passenger ship is a first in a new era of Pinnacle-class cruising and she will carry forward the...

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Report is a warning shot

By Joel Wittnebel/Active Senior’s Digest The majority of Canadians are not financially ready for retirement, and the situation may only get worse, according to a recently released report. An Analysis of the Economic Circumstances...

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Oral health care for older adults

Dental hygienists remind seniors and their caregivers about the importance of caring for your teeth and mouth to maintain good oral and overall health. Thanks to healthier lifestyles, as well as advances in oral...

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Steps to better oral health

Dental hygienists, our partners in disease prevention, remind us that good oral health is essential for overall health and well-being. They encourage all of us to commit to a good daily oral hygiene routine...

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Celebrate your smile in April

National Dental Hygienists Week takes place from April 9–15 as part of Oral Health Month in Canada. Help your smile shine by setting new dental health goals for yourself. Start with six simple steps:...