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Amanda Lee

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Amanda Lee is a lifestyle and travel writer based in Oakville, ON. She has contributed to a variety of media outlets, from the Toronto Star to WestJet magazine.

How To Get Stronger, Improve Your Posture And Boost Your Mobility With Pilates

Pilates is about as far away as you can get from trendy exercise fads. It has been practiced since the late 1920s. And believe...

Comic Rick Green Discovers The Healing Power of Laughter After ADHD Diagnosis

Comedian and writer Rick Green is known to many Canadians as the bumbling Bill Smith on The Red Green Show for 11 seasons. But...

Missed Medical Appointments Is An Issue That Demands Smarter Solutions

Whether due to long wait times or a lack of after-hour availability, 68 percent of Canadians have missed at least one doctor’s appointment, according...

Breaking Down Barriers To Health Care in Canada With Web-Based Tools

Limited access to specialist care is a major barrier to health care in Canada. But what started as a pilot project by two frustrated...

Music Helps Those Living With Dementia By Hitting All The Right Notes

When words fail, music speaks. Currently, 564,000 Canadians are living with dementia. According to the Alzheimer Society Canada, that number will increase by another 66...

Meet Habeeb Salloum, The 95-Year-Old Cookbook Author Sharing His Love of Syrian Cuisine

UPDATE: Habeeb Salloum passed away in December 2019 at age 95. We continue to be inspired by him and his dynamic approach to life. “Sharing...

Plan Your Summer Vacation And Take The Grandkids, Too

The idea of travelling as a family has moved on from the Griswold family-type vacations with grandma, mom, dad and the kids road tripping...

Combat Pain With These 6 Essential Apps For Charting And Monitoring It

Six million people in Canada live with some form of chronic pain, according to recent estimates by Statistics Canada. Long-term chronic pain can be...

Easy Riders: Those With Mobility Issues Stay Connected With Communities Through Innovative Cycling Program

For those who have experienced a loss of mobility and independence, the Cycling Without Age (CWA) program can help beat the social isolation, loneliness and...

6 Essential Apps to Support Caregivers

The number of Canadians providing informal care to a family member or friend is staggering. There are more than eight million people fulfilling that...

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Canada, We Need To Talk About COVID-19, Pandemics, Technology And The Way Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly sparked a serious and long-overdue national conversation about long-term care. All of us should be deeply troubled...

Can The Food You Eat Influence Your Mood?

We all have good days and bad days, but is there a connection between how you feel and the foods you consume?...

Advancing Technology-Based Solutions To Support Older Adults And Their Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22...

Try These Summer Smoothie Recipes With Nutritious Wild Blueberries

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions may be easier with these smoothie recipes from the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. To inspire a vibrant and healthy...

Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...
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