Category: Features

Teaching the doctors of tomorrow

A look at the future of healthcare with one of Ontario’s top teaching doctors By Joel Wittnebel ACTIVE SENIOR’S DIGEST The rubber torso lies still on the operating table. A hand lifts the baton...

Travel to the Kawarthas this summer

Located in central Ontario, approximately two hours from Toronto, Peterborough and the Kawarthas, and the City of Kawartha Lakes boast many unique and interesting attractions. Whether it’s navigating down the Trent-Severn Waterway, enjoying a...

Jean Augustine: Forging the path

By Joel Wittnebel / Active Senior’s Digest It’s described as a fire; a fire in the belly. It burns, but it’s not painful. Its flames are not destructive, but filled with waves of creation....

Gardening tips to save your back

Warmer temperatures and sunny days have finally arrived and so have the first flowers of spring! This might entice you to do a bit of gardening. It can be an extremely rewarding pastime, but...

The hypnotic rock star

By Joel Wittnebel ACTIVE SENIOR’S DIGEST For about 45 years, Mike Mandel has been travelling the world, putting people under his spell. With a few words, he can lock your hands together. A few...

Ontario seniors receive achievement awards

A conservationist who works year-round to protect the iconic monarch butterfly species and a former nurse who has dedicated her retirement to raising awareness of sickle-cell disease are among a group of seniors who...

2018: The best gift

By Nigel Richards Interim Executive Vice President for Heart to Home Meals Within the next few months many Canadians will receive, and be poring over, what some health experts say will be the most...