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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.

Blooms for Self-Love

Embrace the beauty of self-love beyond Valentine’s Day by indulging in roses throughout the year. Beyond being a symbol of romance, roses offer a daily dose of joy and self-appreciation. Treat yourself to vibrant blooms that uplift spirits and add elegance to your space. Whether it’s a single stem or a lavish bouquet, the enchanting fragrance and lush colors can transform ordinary moments into extraordinary ones. Celebrate your own presence and resilience with a gesture that echoes love. Throughout the seasons, let the timeless allure of roses be a reminder to cherish and pamper yourself, making every day special.

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!

Dementia Support Groups

Being diagnosed with dementia raises uncertainty, fears and unknowns. The Alzheimer Society is a place to turn for a community of services, support and experts that can help ease some of these concerns.
One way to feel connected is through our support groups for both for people living with dementia and for their care partners. It’s a great way to connect, interact with and learn from others in a safe environment. With our wide variety of groups, offered virtually and in-person, you can share, laugh and help others who are on similar journeys as you.
Learn more about our support groups at Alzheimer.mb.ca.

Book Club: The Pivot Year:

365 Days to Become the Person You Truly Want to be. The Pivot Year is a book of 365 daily meditations on finding the courage to become who you’ve always wanted to be, from the internationally bestselling author, Brianna Wiest. If you’re in a pivot period – if you’re still bridging the space between where you are and where you want to be – remember that the person you’re becoming is already within you. The journey is convincing your mind to act consistently on what your heart already knows it wants to do.

Get Your Mouth Checked!

An oral health exam is critical to the maintenance of your overall wellbeing. You should have your mouth checked at least once a year for prevention and treatment of any ailments. Even if you don’t have any live teeth, it’s important to make sure there are no signs of infections or early signs of cancer, growths, or cysts, and that your dentures are fitting you well. Leaving problems untreated usually leads to pain, periodontal disease, or tooth loss, and could make treatment more difficult, so it’s best to deal with problems early, or, if possible, prevent them.

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 ShopHeyru.com

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.