Category: Health & Wellness

Springtime salads that eat like a meal

There’s no time like springtime to fill up on farm-fresh greens and crisp vegetables. Take advantage of nature’s peak season by eating easy dinner salads all week. Add protein. Protein transforms a boring side...

Seniors: Keep on smiling

Losing your teeth is not a normal part of aging. Thanks to healthier lifestyles, advances in oral and medical care, and a growing awareness of the importance of dental hygiene, seniors can expect to...

Enjoy your friends, live longer

When Victor Wasaba retired five years ago, he didn’t want to spend his golden years sitting on the couch watching TV. The 71-year-old Winnipegger wanted to use his time away from work to be...

The danger of flu and shingles

Seniors must learn to protect themselves By Joel Wittnebel/Active Senior’s Digest As the winter months roll in, there may be something more than just the cold lurking around the corner. Flu season has officially...

Seniors now eligible for shingles protection

Ontario seniors will now be protected against a potentially dangerous disease. Each year, more than 42,000 people in the province develop shingles, a painful infection caused by the reactivated varicella zoster virus, the same...

Healthy aging

Active living is important for your health and wellbeing, no matter what your age is, but it can be vital for older adults. Being active and mobile can help prevent many chronic conditions that...