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DARCE FARDY: Meeting the most interesting people

We have a mystery in this house. I do nothing and am always tired, wiped out even. You can guess who does all the work. I just finished reading The Leisure Seekers, a novel about a couple in their 80s, the husband with severe dementia and his wife with an incurable health problem. The husband […]

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Life Lines – March 2018 – Importance of Sleep

In need of a comfortable, restful night’s sleep? Quality sleep – the kind that makes you look refreshed and feeling energized – is exactly what the doctor ordered. In fact, sleep is as important to your health as diet, nutrition and exercise. The right amount and quality of sleep improves attention, behaviour, memory, and overall […]

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Genealogy and Family History – What To Do First!

Knowing where to begin can be confusing and intimidating. By following a few key steps, you will begin your research in a beneficial way. Start with yourself, and work backwards. Record your own details first and then the details of your parents and siblings. Next, record the details of your grandparents and all their children. Continue […]

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April is Parkinson Awareness Month

This April, we are heading into communities near you, to raise awareness and share information about living well with Parkinson’s disease.  We invite people living with Parkinson’s, care partners, and health care professionals to join us in spreading the word. Download file.

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DARCE FARDY: Family discussion on going into care closing in

Six years ago I wrote My Story, a story about my life, to give the grandkids some idea of what it was like in my day. I read it again recently and aced it. I remembered everything. Dorothea and I have now volunteered for another project. Home-based older adults and their care team … with […]

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