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Clever ideas to Organize Small Spaces

Clever ideas to Organize Small Spaces

Downsizing can be difficult, as you may have accumulated a lot of things over the years.  Here are a few tips to help organise your new smaller space.   When it comes to seeking out storage, go high whenever you can. You may not have a ton of floor space, but usually...

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The Right Time and Method to Harvest Popular Plants

The Right Time and Method to Harvest Popular Plants

1. HerbsMake a mental note of what your mature herb production looks like. Then cut herbs back asfrequently as possible once they’re ready. Store in a dry paper towel in your fridge to absorb anymoisture they might have.2. TomatoesWhen the tomato releases easily from...

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Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

   Extreme heat is a health risk. Heat-related illness includes heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat fainting, heat rash and muscle cramps. Heat-related illness is preventable. Watch for symptoms of heat-related illnesses which can include:       Dizziness or...

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Essential Items to Bring to the Stampede

Essential Items to Bring to the Stampede

Essential Items to Bring to the Stampede With the Stampede right around the corner, here are a few helpful reminders of what you should bring with you to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!! WaterCowboy Boots and HatSnacksUmbrellaCashBackpack

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Fun and Easy Backyard Games

Fun and Easy Backyard Games

• Cornhole - The game of cornhole can be played one-on-one or in teams of two. Each team or player takes their turn to throw their four bean bags on the opponent board. You earn one point with a bag on the board and each bag that ends up in the hole is worth three...

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Senior Volunteering Opportunities

Senior Volunteering Opportunities

Senior Volunteering Opportunities  Foster animals. A big need animal shelters have is temporary homes for their animals while they look for the rightpermanent homes for them. If you’re able to take cats or dogs in (even if it’s just one at a time), you’ll...

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Kerby Centre – Taxes for Seniors

Kerby Centre – Taxes for Seniors

Kerby Centre provides assistance with income tax preparation for low-income seniors. Volunteers prepare income tax returns in March and April, and even after the tax season is over!Kerby Centre helps seniors live their best lives.Call 403-705-3246 for more...

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Best Exercises for Seniors

The Best Exercises for Seniors Exercise is crucial for older adults, but it can be hard to know where to begin. If you haven’t worked out for a while, re-entry into the active world can be daunting. There’s also a good chance the exercises you were once accustomed to...

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Fun February Sport Events

With February generally being a cold moth, finding activities to do are a bit tougher for elderly people.  So, instead of heading out into the cold, turn on the tv and settle in to watch the Winter Olympics.  Cheering on your favorite Canadian in the sport you love is...

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Winter Hazards to Avoid

Frostbite can cause damage to the skin and progress to the bone. It usually affects the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers, and toes. Frostbite can even result in loss of limbs. Seniors with heart disease and other circulation problems are at risk. Prevention includes...

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