Exercise Boosts Memory in Adults 50 & Older! Findings could motivate sedentary people to start exercising CBC News Posted: Nov 12, 2013 12:52 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 12, 2013 12:52 PM ET Related Stories Alzheimer’s prevention strategy prescribes exercise External Links Shorter term aerobic exercise improves brain, cognition, and cardiovascular fitness in aging (Note: CBC does […]

Steamship Days on Bowen Island

[slideshow] What a fabulous day we had.  The weather was perfect, a nice sunny day with a light breeze, we couldn’t have asked for better. Our day started with a short ferry ride over to Snug Cove on Bowen Island.  As soon as we arrived we headed over to the […]


Join the Natural Trekking / HomeCare West – Walking / Nordic Walking (Urban Poling) team and help raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of BC. Date: Sunday January 29, 2012 Place; Stanley Park Pavilion, next to Malkin Bowl Time: Meet at 12:00pm Walk: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. To sign […]

Ascent on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro ‘Ascent for Alzheimers 2012’

  Do you have what it takes to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro? More than 160 Ascent for Alzheimer’s alumni had it…they hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. What about YOU? YES, because: I love a challenge, both mentally and physically! Knowing that the number of people living […]

How you can give perfect Xmas presents with a single phone call!

 My good friend Carolyn Sinclair from USANA sent me the attached and I think it is a FANTASTIC idea.  I wanted to share it to all of you to help with your Christmas shopping list.  Everyone can use a ‘Santa’ to help them out! What if YOU could avoid the stress and press […]

JOIN OUR “Walk for Memories” TEAM

Image Source: Alzheimer Society of BC Walk for Memories  Tammy Watson from HomeCare West and I have organized a group of walkers to walk in the Alzheimer’s ‘Walk for Memories” on Jan 29, 2012.  I will be walking in memory of my dear Mom who passed away 5 years ago due […]