Healthy Waterloo Region

We are a group of community businesses and organizations dedicated to providing health & wellness for all in the Waterloo Region.

When the Caregiving Dynamic is Complicated

When the Caregiving Dynamic is Complicated

Caregiving for an ill parent is a common and difficult experience, and it can be made even harder when the ill parent also happens to have been abusive.

Creamy Chaga Ice Cream

Creamy Chaga Ice Cream

A creamy bowl of ice cream with medicinal benefits? Chaga is a mushroom with so many health benefits and why not ice cream!

Baked Falafel Salad With Mint Tahini Sauce

Baked Falafel Salad With Mint Tahini Sauce

This recipe will leave even the hungriest lunch eaters satisfied and is meat free for our plant based eaters!

Why Do Humans Need Sleep to Survive?

Why Do Humans Need Sleep to Survive?

Although sleep is necessary for your survival, find out what each stage of sleep does for your mind and body.

Aging Parents Remarrying

Aging Parents Remarrying

It is not uncommon for seniors to remarry after losing a spouse. In fact, over 50% of adults 55+ that lose a husband or wife will end up getting married again.

Who can Benefit from Retire-At-Home Care?

Who can Benefit from Retire-At-Home Care?

When you think of a professional home care agency like Retire-At-Home Services, you may think that it is only available for seniors? Guess again!

Leading the way to accessible sport, one race at a time

Leading the way to accessible sport, one race at a time

“We are not disabled, our environment is, as it's that which puts barriers in front of us." Mike Greer, Ambassador, Waterloo Marathon

Overweight Cat : We Can Help

Overweight Cat : We Can Help

Carmella the cat . Read more.... How to recognize when a few extra pounds could be a sign of a health related issue.

How to fix an RRSP or TFSA over-contribution

How to fix an RRSP or TFSA over-contribution

Putting too much cash in your RRSP or TFSA is an easy mistake to make. Here’s how it can happen, and how to deal with it.

Conquering the Bedtime Blues

Conquering the Bedtime Blues

Most parents have had some experience with a child that has trouble falling asleep.

How do people avoid bumping into each other?

How do people avoid bumping into each other?

Understanding how personal characteristics affect our walking patterns.

10 Tips for Dealing with the Limbo of Separation & Divorce

10 Tips for Dealing with the Limbo of Separation & Divorce

Being in limbo – not knowing where one will be in the near future has got to be one of the most stressful stages of any life change.

Rich Uncle Tavern & Red Circle Brewing Co - A Perfect Pairing

Rich Uncle Tavern & Red Circle Brewing Co - A Perfect Pairing

Enjoy a night out at The Rich Uncle Tavern with this unique dinner series featuring local craft breweries and food.

PEDIATRIC & AUTISM CARE

PEDIATRIC & AUTISM CARE

At Belmont Natural Health Centre we integrate our practitioners’ specific expertise to help children and families feel their best.

How to Add Cross Training to Your Workouts

How to Add Cross Training to Your Workouts

We’ll detail the science behind cross training, how to work it into your schedule, and some new exercises to try.

Local and Sustainable Farming Year Round

Local and Sustainable Farming Year Round

Catching up with our friends at Vibrant Farms, an organic grass fed beef farm, and the importance of buying local and sustainably.

Hot Cocoa Microwave Popcorn

Hot Cocoa Microwave Popcorn

When it's chilly outside, enjoy the best of two spectacular snacks with this delicately sweetened popcorn treat made in the microwave.

Naturopathic Pre and Post Operative Care

Naturopathic Pre and Post Operative Care

For pre-planned surgeries, it is optimal for patients to see their Naturopathic Doctor ahead of time to receive some pre-operative care instructions.

Don’t Just Talk About It: Dental Care For Seniors

Don’t Just Talk About It: Dental Care For Seniors

Oral health is linked our overall health so taking proper care of our teeth is more important than we may think!

AGE-IN-PLACE HOME IMPROVEMENTS: A ROOM-BY-ROOM GUIDE

AGE-IN-PLACE HOME IMPROVEMENTS: A ROOM-BY-ROOM GUIDE

A resource for seniors or families looking to understand how much time/effort it would take to modify their homes to an acceptable degree for safety.

Master the Push Up

Master the Push Up

Maximize your push up effectiveness with this short write up.

What’s in it for me?

What’s in it for me?

Why you should encourage your children, team, or sport organization to participate in research.

How Do I Know If My Cat Is In Pain?

How Do I Know If My Cat Is In Pain?

Read more for the top 5 symptoms your cat may be in pain and how you can help them.

3 smart ways to boost your RRSP contributions

3 smart ways to boost your RRSP contributions

As your income goes up, so should your RRSP contributions. Find out how a small increase can make a huge difference

Strength in our differences

Strength in our differences

Exploring the effects of ethnic diversity on sport teams

Tips to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Tips to Eat Healthy on a Budget

It can be difficult to eat well when you're on a tight budget. Here are ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods with a great recipe.

A Rescue Success! Here's an Update on Tucker

A Rescue Success! Here's an Update on Tucker

It's been almost 2 years now since Tucker was adopted by his new parents. He's living the good life. Find out what he has been doing.

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Comfort food both vegetarians and carnivores won’t be able resist.

How to Let Your Emotions Work For You

How to Let Your Emotions Work For You

Did you know that your posture, your health and your emotions are intimately linked?

Looking Beyond Social Deficits in Autism

Looking Beyond Social Deficits in Autism

How are social and motor development related in Autism Spectrum Disorders?

What is Coaching and Is It For You?

What is Coaching and Is It For You?

Although the term may be the current buzzword but do you really have an understanding of what coaches do? You may be surprised. Find out more here.

Crystal Light Bed Chakra Healing

Crystal Light Bed Chakra Healing

Rock Spa clients know how incredible the treatments are when it comes to healing mental and physical ailments, especially the Crystal Light Bed Chakra Healing.

WHAT IS RATATOUILLE?

WHAT IS RATATOUILLE?

Ratatouille is a traditional dish from the home kitchens of Provence, France. It’s a simple stew of glorious fall vegetables.

Tiny Home Communities Offering Hope to Homeless Veterans and More!

Tiny Home Communities Offering Hope to Homeless Veterans and More!

Canadian communities are recognizing that tiny home villages can offer viable housing solutions for homeless veterans and low-income households.

What is this Persistent Ringing in my Ears?

What is this Persistent Ringing in my Ears?

Imagine a constant ringing, buzzing or whistling in your ear 24 hours a day. There is no break. It is always there. It is called Tinnitus.

Pediatric Hearing Loss Affects Speech and Language Skills

Pediatric Hearing Loss Affects Speech and Language Skills

Identifying child hearing loss early is so important for emotional well being and developing speech and language skills as they grow.

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