Active Senior's Digest Blog

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...

Let’s talk medication safety

By Sergeant Sheri Tate/DRPS According to Statistics Canada, seniors are more likely to be taking controlled medications, such as narcotics. Seniors are therefore more at risk of having their medications stolen from them, or...

Fifty objects that signify Canada

A Number of Things Stories of Canada Told Through Fifty Objects By Jan Urquhart Harper Collins Publisher Ltd. Hard Cover, 223 Pages www.harpercollins.ca Canadian author Jan Urquhart was surprised when she was asked to...

A family of dysfunction

The Nest By Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. Soft Cover, 353 Pages www.harpercollins.ca The dysfunctional Plumb family is pulled together in New York City when Melody, Beatrice and Jack meet to confront...

O’Leary ready for “exorcism” of Trudeau

By Graeme McNaughton/Active Senior’s Digest Kevin O’Leary isn’t a politician – in fact he’s sick of them. And he says others across the country feel exactly the same way. It is this notion, plus...