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9 Tips to Prevent Falls for Seniors

November 5, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: fall, fall prevention, seniors fall prevention awareness week, balance, home safety

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9 Tips to Prevent Falls for Seniors

You may have heard the statistic: that one in three people who are 65 years and older will fall every year. These falls can lead to an older adult getting hurt so badly that they lose their ability to live independently.

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Searching for Fall Mushrooms

November 4, 2014 by Sophia Baker-French, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition, Recipes | Tags: mushrooms, local mushrooms, foraging, chanterelles, polenta, herbs

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Searching for Fall Mushrooms

With the freezer full of juicy September blackberries, it’s time to turn my eye to the forests in search of wild mushrooms.

Humans have been gathering wild foods since the beginning of time. Today in BC most of us count on the grocery store and perhaps a home garden patch to supply our daily food. But, whether living in the city or the country, there are wild foods around us. + MORE

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