Active Senior's Digest Blog

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...

Sparkling Pomegranate Citrus Berry Punch

INGREDIENTS 4 cups ice cubes 1 bottle (750 mL) Sicilian Lemon Italian Soda 1 bottle (750 mL) Blood Orange Italian Soda 2 cans (250 mL each) PC pomegranate cranberry 100% sparkling fruit juice 1/2...