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As people age, they tend to start thinking about what would happen if they fall ill and about the type of care they would like to receive in their final days. However, depending on your state of health, you may not have the ability to communicate your wishes to medical professionals. To ensure your wishes are carried out, it’s important to have a health care proxy.

When people start planning for retirement, they think of the extra time they will have to spend with family, the trips they want to take and other things they can now more easily enjoy. Although they know that health care is an important consideration, many are shocked when they find out just how much health care can cost and how much they may need to pay out of pocket. Many health care needs are not covered by OHIP or through an employer’s health benefits.

There are plenty of herbal supplements on the market that can help with everything from overcoming the common cold to boosting your immunity and protecting you against hundreds of other ailments. One herbal supplement that is gaining in popularity is elderberry.

Many of us take good vision for granted, but there are many eye-related medical conditions that can impact a person’s quality of life. Many of these issues are identified in children and can have an impact on their ability to learn. One issue that can have a significant impact on a child’s vision and ability to learn is ocular dysfunction.

Remember the days when it would be almost impossible to get the kids to come in to eat dinner? Those days are a thing of the past. Today, many kids prefer to spend their time indoors in front of a screen: TV, computer, tablet, video game, cell phone.