January 21, 2019 | Posted in: General Information | Tags:
Influenza, also called the flu, is a viral upper airway infection that starts in fall and continues through winter into early spring. It is important to understand influenza and how to prevent the spread of infection, especially if you, your family or people you spend time with are vulnerable to infections. Vulnerable populations include:+ MORE
Daylight Saving Time officially ended at 2:00 am this past Sunday. Despite gaining an extra hour of sleep, you may not feel more rested. “Falling back” may seem great but that 1-hour change in time can disrupt our sleep, specifically our sleep-wake cycle, for up to a week. During that period, people may wake-up earlier (at pre-change wake-up times), have trouble falling asleep and wake up through the night. Short sleepers (less than 7.5 hours per night) and morning types may have the most trouble adjusting to the autumn time change. Resetting and maintaining our sleep-wake cycle is important as sleep provides numerous health benefits. Before learning what these are, have a look at what a healthy amount of sleep is.
Are you concerned about your drinking water during and/or after a wild fire? Living in beautiful British Columbia means we may have to live through wildfires, and we hope this post will shed a little light on the subject and by the end you’ll feel confident knowing how to protect you and your family from the impacts of wildfires and waterborne illnesses.+ MORE
December 19, 2017 | Posted in: General Information | Tags:
One secret of aging well is to stay connected with family, friends and community. Share your time, life-experience, wisdom and humour with younger generations, and stay healthy, happy and engaged.+ MORE