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  • Beat the Blues with Mid-Winter Activities for Seniors

    Posted by Steve Jones Sat, Feb 21, 2015 The groundhog might not have been able to see his shadow in Toronto on February 2, but we’ve got at least 6 more weeks of winter anyway. This time of year, winter always seems to stretch out like a highway in Alberta, straight, flat, and unending. For seniors ...
  • Spinal Cord Injury - The Basics

    Posted by Steve Jones Tue, Feb 17, 2015 The spinal cord is the nerve center of the body, connecting the brain to other parts of the body through nerves which control voluntary and involuntary movement and function throughout the body. Its companion, the spine, is made up of 33 vertebrae allowing us ...
  • An Invention to Help Alzheimer's Patients Who Wander at Night

    Posted by Jeff Durish Sat, Feb 14, 2015 Alzheimer’s disease, along with its related dementias, is the fastest growing health threat in Canada. Between 2011 and 2031, a span of just 20 years, the number of Canadians living with Alzheimer's and dementia will double from over 700,000 to an estimated ...
  • How Do I Take Care of My Loved One with Traumatic Brain Injury?

    Posted by Steve Jones Tue, Feb 10, 2015 Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is different in many ways most other injuries and disease. Recovery is as much an art as it is science. The shape recovery takes and the amount of rehabilitation possible depend on the area(s) of the brain affected by the injury. ...
  • Is Healthcare in Ontario Really "Universal?"

    Posted by Steve Jones Sat, Feb 7, 2015 news quite a bit lately. Some of the news makes us question whether it is still truly "universal." The Ministry of Health touts a utopian slogan of "the right care, at the right place, at the right time," but seems unable to deliver on this promise at any ...
  • Traumatic Brain Injury - the Basics

    Posted by Steve Jones Thu, Feb 5, 2015 Unlike the physical wounds of broken bones and lacerations, traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects mood, thought processes, and behaviour, often in ways that are difficult to understand for people who are not trained to care for TBI patients. Compounding the ...
  • Friends and Family Race Day - Ski for Kids

    Posted by Steve Jones Tue, Feb 3, 2015 On Friday, February 13, Craigleith Ski Club presents Friends and Family Race Day, a fun-filled day of skiing and snowboarding for individuals, families, groups and corporations. You don't need any skiing experience to participate. Register Online at: ...