Optometry for Seniors

A plethora of changes to our health can occur as we age. From a greater susceptibility to disease to a weakening of physical structures, aging alters the body in indelible ways. That’s why while it’s important for everyone to make regular visits to health care...

Cabin Fever? Don’t Sweat It

I, like most Winnipeggers, have a love/hate relationship with winter. The beauty of the season is still striking to me; the stillness, the soft crunch of boots in fresh snow, the scintillating landscape, the long treks down the River Trail. My problem? I’m really...

Exercising in the Winter

I love jogging. I try to do it no matter what time of year it is, because each season comes with its own unique flavour. During the spring, there’s a lot of puddles you have to dodge around; the road becomes an obstacle course. Summer is warm, and I love the feeling...

The Power of Music

Music plays such an important role in our lives. From the national anthem playing at schools and sporting events to your favorite songs from high school, from the songs you listened to on road trips with your parents to the song you danced to at your wedding, music is...

The Power of Journaling

If you’re reading this, you should keep a journal. They’re particularly useful for seniors, for reasons we’ll discuss, but all of the reasons they’re useful for older adults make them useful for everyone. You can try to write in it every day, or just when you feel...