Author: Jayne MacAulay

Jayne MacAulay
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At some point your home may not be as welcoming. Here, Jayne MacAulay makes plans to turn her home into a one-level, easy-to-live-in-forever home. »

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Jayne MacAulay considers age and athletes in the longevity equation. Olga Kotelko died after this piece was published in the June issue of Zoomer magazine. Read more about that here. Most 90-plus »

Healing Gardens

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Plants and fresh air make good medicine for patients and for the family behind two hospital-based green spaces Tauba Spiro is no give-and-go philanthropist. Instead, the pleasant woman enjoying lunch at the »

How to Live to 100

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If you’re aiming to live to 100, your strategy for reaching centenarian status has to include avoiding, or at least managing, the four chronic diseases that cause most deaths in Canada: cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and Type 2 diabetes. »

Canada: Land and Sea

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The unexpected happens in the wildest places   I had to leave a voice mail message when I first called Jeff Turner last week. He was filming off a sailing vessel just »

Designs on Hedgerow Farm

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Landscape architect Neil Turnbull’s farm has taken root.   It feels as though I’m time travelling. Rain threatens as Neil Turnbull pilots the golf cart over the bumpy lanes and through the »

Vitamins: When Less Is More

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Are we wasting our money on vitamins and minerals? About 40 per cent of adult Canadians take vitamins and minerals daily, worried that our diets may somehow be inadequate. We’re wasting our »

A Foil for Sensitive Teeth

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Ambushed by an acidic tomato or a bite of ice cream, sensitive teeth retaliate with a whip of pain. A blast of cold air or a nice hot cup of coffee or »

Seven Secrets to Happiness

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Are we happy yet? Happiness is more than a warm puppy – but a warm puppy can help, too. In recognition of International Day of Happiness, here are seven secrets to boost »