August 10, 2013Many older adults who drink have consumed alcohol for many years, but others start, or increase their drinking, later in life because of life-altering events.
August 3, 2013Alcohol use is closely tied to both physical and mental health. Here are some resources and ideas that can help you learn more about the impact alcohol has on seniors' health.
August 3, 2013Did you know that as we get older, our bodies process alcohol more slowly and we become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol?
August 2, 2013Many long-term smokers may have been smoking for decades, starting when it was fashionable and when people were less aware of the harmful effects...
August 2, 2013Stay fit for health and independence as you age: Check out the Community Park Equipment or our Move for Life DVD.
August 2, 2013The workplace has an influence on the health of its employees. Learn more about the free programs available to employers to create a healthy workplace.
August 1, 2013If alcohol is having a negative impact on you, your family, or others, there are people and programs to help you. You can also think about making lifestyle changes to support your own health and well-being.
June 14, 2013Employees who are healthy and happy, and a company that is successful? If this is your goal, a workplace wellness program can help make it a reality. Learn about our free and effective programs.
March 3, 2013Research shows that drinking alcohol can contribute to chronic diseases, including cancer and some heart conditions.
February 25, 2013Women may be living longer, but they continue to face major health challenges and may not even be aware of them.
March 31, 2015Resilience helps your child develop the ability to bounce back from difficult situations and prepares them for challenges they will face in life, like the decision to take part in underage drinking.
March 31, 2015A night out on the town can be fun, but when alcohol is involved, the risks of harm can increase. To minimize the risks to themselves and others, help young people make informed decisions about where to go, and teach them to pay attention to their surroundings.
January 13, 2017There are two main elements to well-being: feeling good and functioning well. To feel and function better, there are things you can do – the Five Ways to Well-being.
October 4, 2016Positive social relationships promote well-being and mental wellness.
October 3, 2016Regular physical activity helps you feel better, reduces stress, anxiety and depression, and protects you against cognitive decline.
September 30, 2016We feel good when we contribute to other people and our community. Helping, sharing, giving and team-oriented behaviours contribute to self-worth and positive feelings.
October 2, 2016A state of mindfulness - attentiveness to and awareness of sensations, thoughts and feelings - enhances well-being. Allow yourself the time to pause and savour the moment.
October 1, 2016Learning throughout life improves self-esteem, helps keep you active and builds social connections.
January 12, 2017Alcohol impacts everyone differently. In small amounts, alcohol can be beneficial. Read more to find out what moderation means.
January 12, 2017Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases and conditions. When it comes to women and alcohol, there are some benefits but also significant risks. Find out what they are.
September 1, 2016It’s unfortunate to hear about kids quitting sports because they no longer find it fun. Why does this happen? And is there a solution?
August 25, 2016Some may say that staying fit is expensive. Truth is, being active can actually save you money in the short and long “run”!
August 17, 2016September is approaching. Rid yourself of the stress of driving, idling and parking this school year; plan a walking or biking route with your kids now!
August 12, 2016What’s your favourite BC outdoor event? There are so many opportunities to enjoy community festivals, music concerts, celebrations and sporting events across the province. Whether attending with your family or with friends, there are things you can do to stay comfortable and safe.
August 11, 2016Archery is a sport with a rich history. You may not realize it, but trying it nowadays can be a good way to be active. Learn more.
August 4, 2016There are different kinds of fitness professionals out there. It can be hard to figure out what they do and how they can help you. Find out the differences between them!
July 28, 2016Want to create the ultimate birthday gift, family reunion, or summer celebration? Generate excitement, be active and have fun by making your own adventure race. Here’s a step-by-step guide.
July 21, 2016Are you a morning lark or a night owl? Your optimal time of day to exercise might be different from your family, friends and co-workers.
July 14, 2016Heard a fitness term or slang you don’t know the meaning of? Be it at the gym, a word you saw in an article, or something you heard at a race, it can become confusing. Here’s an explanation of some popular terms.
July 7, 2016Learn how to speeeeeed up your walk. Read this interview with an Olympic-bound race walker and try the sport of race walking for yourself.