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Disability Support Unveiled

The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) stands as a non-refundable tax credit with the power to significantly reduce income tax payments, subject to approval from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It caters to individuals grappling with physical and mental disabilities, alleviating the financial burdens associated with their impairments. Eligible disabilities span vision, mobility, hearing, feeding, dressing, elimination functions, and mental capacities crucial for daily life. For a list of eligible medical conditions, refer to official resources for comprehensive information.

Searching for Your Retirement Haven?

Today’s active seniors are looking to get the most out of their retirement. When weighing the options for senior living, consider how much the senior living industry has grown in the last five years. Independent living has become a retirement haven for seniors who want flexibility and peace of mind. It is designed for the independent senior with an active lifestyle who wants to simplify their worries of home maintenance, commuting, safety, social isolation, and health. Senior living in an independent living community is designed to streamline your life to give you the time to do the things you want to do.

Healthy Living, Pest-Free Homes

Protect your family’s health by promptly addressing pests in your home. Unwanted invaders like rodents and insects can spread diseases and trigger allergies. If you notice signs of infestation such as droppings, gnaw marks, or unusual odors, don’t hesitate to call a professional exterminator. DIY solutions may provide temporary relief, but a licensed expert can identify the root cause and implement effective, long-term solutions. Regular pest inspections and preventive measures, like sealing cracks and storing food properly, can further safeguard your home. Timely intervention by a qualified exterminator ensures a healthy, pest-free environment for your loved ones.

Eating a Heart-Healthy Diet

When combined with other healthy habits, eating a heart-healthy diet can help you control blood pressure and blood sugar levels, maintain a healthy weight, and lower cholesterol. Focus on eating fewer trans fats (fried foods), saturated fats (processed foods), high-fat meats, processed meats and cheeses, and anything high in sugar or sodium. Eat more colourful veggies and fruits; high-quality proteins (such as poultry and fatty fish); healthy fats (such as avocados, olive oil, flax seeds, raw nuts, and fish oils); high-fibre pastas, breads, or cereals made from legumes or whole grains; eggs; and dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa).

How Is Your Cardiovascular Health?

Did you know that you can have cardiovascular disease without experiencing any symptoms? Many people are not diagnosed until the condition worsens to the point where they have angina, stroke, or heart failure: that’s why it is important to start taking steps towards a healthy heart and arteries today. A good screening test for early signs of disease is Digital Pulsewave Analysis (DPA). This Health Canada-approved, non-invasive method will show you how your cardiovascular system is working. This information can then be used to devise a specific program to improve your cardiovascular health before symptoms occur. Remember, what you don’t know CAN hurt you!

The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP)

The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) utilizes non-invasive Polyvagal Theory techniques to directly influence the nervous system, enhancing emotional well-being, cognition, and social connections in both children and adults. Supported by extensive studies, particularly two clinical trials, it demonstrates significant enhancements in: Emotional regulation. Behavioral organization. Auditory sensitivity and listening. Addressing social, emotional, and attachment challenges. Mitigating auditory hypersensitivity. Enhancing bodily coordination. Alleviating nervous system imbalances. Improving learning, cognition, and attention. Addressing sensory processing disparities. Reducing stress-related physical conditions. If you or your child experience these issues, consider exploring SSP’s potential benefits.

At the Wellness Expo

HEYRU, is authentic gem by Joseph Edogbeni in Winnipeg. His Nigerian roots instilled a passion for nature’s simplicity. HEYRU, translating to “beauty” in Joseph’s Isoko language, embodies internal and external radiance. Indulge in Kenyan delights like Hibiscus Flower Whole Leaves, Kenyan Sweet Potato, and Purple Tea from Nandi Hills. For ultimate wellness, try their body care line with Whipped Shea butter, medicated with menthol for a soothing effect on sore muscles. Unwind, rejuvenate, and support ethical sourcing with HEYRU’s nature-inspired offerings, echoing beauty inside and out. Look for HEYRU products at the Wellness Expo booth #81 or shop online at

Relationship Renewed

When a relationship struggles two hearts are in pain. Through this pain, the four horsemen of criticism, contempt, defensiveness, and stonewalling leave a path of destruction that many relationships fall victim to. But there is a way out and it starts with a simple ingredient of surrender. Surrendering our position so we can move from “me” to “we” that’s what gives the relationship a chance to rebuild. How do I know this? Because this and a few other strategies are what my wife and I used to salvage our broken hearts. And so can you. Inquire about our new couples’ program Relationship Renewed today.

PEMF: A Powerful Anti-Aging Therapy

Humans are biological, chemical, and electrical beings. As such the health of our 100 trillions cells are constantly being challenged through the natural aging process and environmental factors such as Wi-Fi, cell phones, power transmissions, and food additives. This takes a significant toll on our cellular health. Enter PEMP (pulsed electromagnetic field therapy), the sole proven technology for enhancing our health on a cellular level through the increased flow of electrons. This powerful therapy reduces chronic pain and inflammation, eliminates toxins, increases bone density, improves brain function (FDA approved for Alzheimer/Parkinson’s) and more. PEMF regenerates all cells and accelerates the healing process.

Clearing Negative Energy in 2024

Welcome to a new month in a new year – the perfect time for a fresh start. Consider incorporating Reiki into your healing journey. During a Reiki session, practitioners place their hands over the body to share the unseen life force that flows through everyone and everything. The intention of the Reiki practitioner is pivotal in this process. By concentrating on positive intentions and directing healing energy to specific areas, practitioners strive to shift the vibrational frequency, ultimately helping to dispel negativity. Reiki may assist the body in its self-healing processes, contributing to the release of negative, stagnant energy. Embrace the opportunity for a renewed sense of well-being in 2024.

Heart & Stroke Awareness Month

Did you know that heart disease remains the leading causes of death in Canada? The good news is that 80 per cent of cardiovascular diseases are preventable through healthy lifestyle and diet. By adopting a healthier lifestyle, you can delay the onset of heart disease or stroke by as much as 14 years! You can further reduce your risk by considering these heart-healthy steps: • Be smoke-free • Be physically active • Control your blood pressure • Keep your blood cholesterol levels in check • Eat a healthy diet • Achieve and maintain a healthy weight • Manage your diabetes • Limit alcohol use • Reduce stress.