Active Senior's Digest Blog

Be a donor, make a difference

April is BeADonor month and the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) is looking to Ontario residents for help. There are approximately 1,600 people currently waiting for an organ transplant across the province, and...

Free pharmacare in the works

Plans are in the works to extend cost-free pharmacare to residents over the age of 65. More than 4,400 prescription drugs will be available free of charge of charge to the approximate 2.6 million...

Creamy Roasted Garlic and Greens Dip

Whether you’re serving flatbread, sliced veggies or your favourite crackers, it’s always a challenge figuring out the perfect dip to accompany them. Try this rich and flavourful appetizer recipe below. “Roasting garlic mellows the...

Zesty Zucchini Boats

These easy-to-make and delicious zucchini boats are a perfect side, appetizer or snack for any event. Blend mushrooms with meat to cut down on cost, lighten the meal and add an extra serving of...

How to stay healthy naturally

By Helen Christos The first essential for vitality, physical well-being, and protection against disease and deterioration with passing time is an adequate diet. Right eating is Health Rule No. 1 What we eat and...

A guide to your medical woes

Medical Symptons A Visual Guide DK Canada Softcover, 247 Pages Dk.com This full colour glossy book makes hunting for your symptoms fun and educational, although as with everything medical, you need to see a...

The secret life of Claude

This Is How It Always Is By Laurie Frankel Flatiron Books Hard cover, 323 pages flatironbooks.com This is a very compelling story about a little boy who wants to be a girl and how...

Hospitals getting more support

Patients across Ontario will continue to see improved access to care and reduced wait times thanks to an investment from the province. Dr. Eric Hoskins, minister of health and long-term care recently announced that...

Eating healthy for your heart health

Some say the key to someone’s heart is through their stomach — but the link between eating and the heart goes beyond romantic attraction. As a registered dietitian at Loblaws, Karley Fallaise knows this...