Active Senior's Digest Blog

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...

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...

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...