If we are all fighting this novel germ warfare, then we need to act like soldiers and obey our commanding officers. Staying home indefinitely may be the hardest order you've ever been given. And the most critical.
We are living longer and in better health. It's time to redefine what it means to grow old in today's society.
Over the years of yoga practice, I have learned to listen to my body to avoid injury, and my body is telling me it has no intention of doing this next movement. Today's class had a lesson I wasn't expecting.
Is death a right? Should we be able to decide when to die if terminally ill? I've been following the debate in Canada on whether to legalize assisted dying, or doctor-assisted suicide, or whether to pour more money into palliative, end-of-life care. I'm quite certain there won't be enough hospices or hospital beds for my... Continue Reading →
Now that she’s gone, I feel closer to my Mom than I did when she was alive. My Mom’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease ended Nov 15, 2011, but the insipid disease took her from me long before she left this world. She was robbed of her identity, her personality, her memory and her ability to... Continue Reading →
My vision started to decline in Grade 4. At least that's when I got my first pair of sparkly blue glasses. Forty years later I had this eye procedure that replaces your natural lenses with prescription lenses. It's called Refractive Lens Exchange. It's the same surgery my parents had to remove cataracts, except my new multifocal, interocular lens implant corrected... Continue Reading →
I have seen the city of the future, and it looks a lot like the past, only greener. The prototype city of the future is in the high semi desert of central Arizona, and for the past 40 years, students and professionals have come to lend a hand in the creation of this future world city. Some say... Continue Reading →