Active Senior's Digest Blog

How to tackle cancer and stay strong

It can be tough juggling medical appointments, care and treatment options when you or a loved one is struggling with an acute or chronic illness. But research shows a strong support system is crucial...

Breakfast on the barbecue

When cooking up a storm on the grill this summer, don’t limit yourself to traditional burgers and sausages. Think outside the box with the endless possibilities for family barbecues (you can even barbecue in...

Telling tales of mystery and adventure

Reviewed by Janet Sketchley Canadian author Elma Schemenauer has researched and brought to life 30 intriguing tales from Canada’s past, in a selection as broad as our nation’s geography. Stories feature First Nations peoples,...

Senior homelessness

By Sergeant Sheri Tate/DRPS Lately myself and Tammy Rankin, the senior safety advisor for the Region of Durham, have been assisting many seniors who have faced eviction from their residences. There are many reasons...

Bean and Fennel Salad

INGREDIENTS: 3 cups (750 mL) cooked white pea beans 1 cup (250 mL) fennel (anise), diced (feathery bits removed) 1 cup (250 mL) snow peas, diced 1 medium red pepper, diced 1/2 cup (125...