Active Senior's Digest Blog

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...

A choice of freedom and free will

The Heart Goes Last By Margaret Atwood McClelland & Stewart Soft cover, 380 pages www.penguinrandomhouse.ca What began as a short story for this Canadian iconic writer turned into a few more episodes and then...

A labour of love and hate

The Perfect Nanny By Leila Slimani Penguin Books Soft cover, 228 pages penguin.com After staying home for a time with her two young children, Myriam decides she can’t stand the monotony any longer. A...

Flu shot vital for seniors

Every year we are told to get the flu shot, but seniors are of the groups it is most important for. Dr. Bryna Warshawsky, medical director of communicable disease, emergency preparedness and response with...

Ginger-Molasses Reindeer Cookies

INGREDIENTS 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) flour 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda 1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cloves 1/2...