Sunday, December 7, 2014


Time waits for no one. We can count on the fact that at some point we will all face our immortality.

We may be living longer but are we living healthier?

Canada’s Heart and Stroke Foundation recent study shows that many are not as healthy as they could be. They point the finger at  excess weight, lack of physical activity and smoking as key culprits. 

Healthy living has become even more important to me due to my Type II Diabetes diagnosis. It  is even more important for older members of my family - like uncles, aunts and parents who crossing into that threshold of being in their 70's.

The foundation offers an assessment that takes about 10 minutes to complete. When you have completed it you receive suggestions about health factors you can control, such as getting more exercise or limiting high-fat foods, and prompts you to set goals

Take the assessment at


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