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Summer, Please Stay Longer

posted Saturday, September 19, 2020

by: in Boomers

The months seem to just fly by. It seems like August just started and we are now well on the way toward the end of September. We had a small family gathering to celebrate my birthday, and did ribs on my almost new smoker. They were wonderful, so nice and tender. I also did my […]

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What’s On in Durham – Sept 12 to 18, 2020

posted Friday, September 11, 2020

by: in Community

Here’s this week’s listings of events, both in person and virtual. Be safe, keep your distance when out, and where a mask! Date Event September 12 2020, 1:00 AM to 11:00 PM Uxbridge – Virtual Art Show Artists of Uxbridge – Virtual Art Show during September – visit artistsofuxbridge.ca to browse the artwork, then contact […]

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Preparing for Back to School: Managing Stress & Anxiety 

posted Friday, September 11, 2020

by: in Healthy Living

This year’s school year will be unlike any we have experienced. Times of transition and change can be stressful under typical circumstances but given these unprecedented times, it is understandable that stress, anxiety, and general feelings of uncertainty may be elevated for both parents and kids. As a naturopath, I help patients of all ages […]

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Managing Menopause and Hormonal Imbalances Naturally: Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

posted Thursday, August 27, 2020

by: in Healthy Living

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been around for decades, but did you know there is an alternative to conventional HRT referred to as Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) that is just as effective, naturally sourced, and well researched? BHRT may be your answer to managing those uncontrollable hot flashes, mood swings, or irregular cycles.  What […]

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Oshawa City Council names park after former resident, NHL player Dale Hawerchuk

posted Friday, August 14, 2020

by: in Community

Former NHL player Dale Hawerchuk has succumb to his battle with cancer, and passed away August 18, 2020.  The former Winnipeg Jets superstar and longtime Barrie Colts head coach, died at age 57. Hawerchuk is a decorated hockey legend who grew up in Oshawa. Before drawing the attention of scouts, Mr. Hawerchuk attended Woodcrest Public School […]

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Mid Summer Thoughts – Dining Inside, August Fun, Shared Recipes

posted Friday, July 31, 2020

by: in Boomers

So where did July go? We just had Canada Day and now we’re into August and the home stretch of summer. Things are looking up a bit with COVID19. Things are slowly opening up in Durham Region. For a month or so we have been able to get haircuts among other things. Stores are open. […]

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Durham Events – July 25 to 31, 2020

posted Friday, July 24, 2020

by: in Community

Looking for something to do close to home? Here’s what’s happening in Durham Region in the coming week: Date Event July 25 2020, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Online Film Screening + Panel Discussion Unfortunately, It Was Paradise positions place-making as a radical, collaborative yet unstable process measured against experiences of […]

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Durham Region to move into Stage 3 of provincial recovery plan, Friday July 24

posted Monday, July 20, 2020

by: in Community

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham: “Today, the Province of Ontario announced that Durham Region is moving into Phase 3 of the provincial reopening plan, effective this Friday, July 24. This means our economy will fully open; offering […]

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This and That – COVID Continues, BLM Thoughts, Canada Celebrates

posted Sunday, July 5, 2020

by: in Boomers

COVID 19 has still been dominating our lives and the news.  Every day there are updates on the number of cases and deaths.  The slow opening of beaches, parks and patios has been big news.  We still have to do our social distancing. It seems that on some patios, people are moving from table to […]

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Melatonin: More Than a Natural Sleep Aid

posted Thursday, July 2, 2020

by: in Healthy Living

Most individuals are familiar with melatonin as a natural sleep aid, but did you know that the research shows us that melatonin has many more uses beyond difficulty falling asleep? Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone that keeps our sleeping and waking in sync. It is mostly produced and released from a gland located in […]

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