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Good Times in July/August 2017

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Between ourselves3 From the Editor6 Your Letters10 Poetry 12 Diana Krall - Isn’t it romantic? Health & diet19 On the Record20 What’s New in Cancer Treatment? - Recent breakthroughs promise less suffering—and more hope 29 Food - Backyard BBQ RIghts & money33 Your Guide to Foreign Investing - Learn why you should be investing abroad—and where you should be putting your money39 Your Questions Travel & leisure47 Our Country - Celebrate Canada’s 150th in our National Parks48 Travel - Exploring Apulia—the heel of the Italian “boot” 58 Gardening - Plants that are patio-perfect61 Sudoku & Chris’s Cryptic63 Calendar65 Marketplace66 Crossword...

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Good Times in June 2017

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  Between ourselves3 From the Editor6 Your Letters8 Poetry 10 Andy Kim - The music goes on Health & diet17 On the Record18 Coping With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - It helps to know exactly what you’re dealing with27 Food - For the love of lentils RIghts & money31 A Guide to Condo Fees - Where does the money go?35 Opinion - About that federal budget...36 Your Questions Style & beauty39 Beauty - Our selection of the top Canadian beauty brands42 Style - Set the tone for summer Travel & leisure45 Our Country - June In Toronto46 Travel - Discover Dominica...

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Good Times in May 2017

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Between ourselves3 From the Editor8 Your Letters10 Poetry12 Madeleine Thien Health & diet19 On the Record20 When Food Has No Taste...29 Food RIghts & money35 Home Insurance38 Discover the RDSP41 Your Questions Travel & leisure48 Travel55 Retirement Destinations58 Gardening61 Sudoku & Chris’s Cryptic63 Calendar65 Marketplace66 Crossword ---------------------------------- PREVIEW CURREN      

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More Elders But Less Elder Care

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BC Seniors Have Less and Less Access to Home and Community Care By Lola Augustine Brown   Better access to home and community care reduces the load on hospitals, so you’d think access would be improving as the population gets older. Not in British Columbia, where access to care has in fact been declining steadily for the past 16 years, according a new report by the BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA–BC), an independent research institute. And the report has obvious implications for seniors across Canada. BC seniors have less access to assisted-living and residential care...

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Healthy Gums for a Longer Life

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Here’s a reason for those who don’t floss to start: you might live longer. By Lola Augustine Brown   If you floss every day and take care of your oral health, you may be rewarded with more than a nice smile into your old age. According to study results reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association, better oral health means a better chance of living longer. The study followed 57,001 US women aged 55 to 89 enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study over a follow-up period of almost seven years. Post-menopausal women who had lost teeth...

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