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Medipac Travel Insurance - Medipac Travel Insurance: 1-888-633-4722
Medipac Travel Insurance: covers most stable pre-existing conditions regardless of age. Endorsed by the Canadian Snowbird Association....
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Issue 80 - CSANews 80
A Public Thank You to All Medipac Employees - Medipac is setting new records in almost every area of our business. For the past two months, everyone has been working long hours and into the night – including weekends – to make sure that our...
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Proposed Border Fee for Canadian Snowbirds - Proposed Border Fee
The United States government wants Canadians to pay to enter the United States to help ease their desperate financial situation....
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CSANews Issue 87 - CSANews Issue 87
Issue 87 of CSANews Magazine from CSA...
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Issue 94 - Issue 94
A pristine wilderness! I have been to Newfoundland three times and I would go back tomorrow morning. Once the partying on George Street in St. John’s is finished, an endless expanse of mountains, fjords and lakes awaits you...
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Georgia IDP - Georgia rescinds international driving premit requirement
GEORGIA RESCINDS INTERNATIONAL DRIVING PERMIT REQUIREMENT...
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Issue 95 - Issue 95
Canadian Snowbird Association official magazine. Early Bird Travel Insurance, Medipac Travel Medical Insurance...
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Canadian Snowbirds and Hurricane Irma - Canadian Snowbirds and Hurricane Irma
Canadian Snowbirds and Hurricane Irma : Hurricane Irma, a dangerous Category 5 storm containing the most powerful winds ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, has already hit the Caribbean and may well be headed for Florida....
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Birdtalk - Insurance Premium and Heart Conditions
Dear Bird Talk, My wife was diagnosed with a "heart block" – a condition that limited blood flow somewhat, and which required the use of a pacemaker. After spending 6 hours in the hospital, we left for home with her new pacemaker...
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Birdtalk - Alberta Health & Snowbirds
Dear Bird Talk, Prior to my move to Saskatchewan, I was a resident of Alberta. In September 2008, I called to let Alberta Health know that I was leaving the country for six months (182 days) as per my instruction....
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Birdtalk - Wonder…
Years ago, I participated in the observance of a total eclipse of the sun near Estevan SK with astronomy friends and telescopes. No one present could verbally contain their incredible feelings of wonder....
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CSA Articles - Xenical Now Available in Canada
Xenical Now Available in Canada Xenical, an obesity-fighting drug has been approved by Health Canada, and is now available to the public. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Supporting Canada’s Pensioners and Seniors
Supporting Canada’s Pensioners and Seniors Canadian pensioners and seniors have spent a lifetime building this great country of ours. With selfless determination and dedication they established careers, raised families and paid their taxes. They...
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CSA Articles - Online Resources for Snowbirds - WebMD
Online Resources for Snowbirds - WebMD Many people use the Internet for immediate practical purposes - finding a phone number, directions, quick answers to questions that have been dogging you, or to confirm or deny some mindless trivia. Now that...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 60
President's Message Issue 60 I hope that everyone has been having a great summer; the weather in Ontario is just perfect. In between the many government meetings which we have been attending, I found a little time to play golf. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Roanoke, Virginia
Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke is that unique type of town in which you can explore and imagine yourself living at the same time. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis The most frequent health problem that we face in our senior years is arthritis, and osteoarthritis is by far the most common form of the disease. It is estimated that more than three million Canadians suffer from the condition and the...
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Survey 2006
Snowbird Survey 2006 The results are in! And we must say – Canadians, or rather Canadian Snowbirds, are a true symbol of democracy and a shining example of how Canadians of all stripes and ages should exercise their right to vote in Canada’s...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 59
President's Message Issue 59 Once again, it is time to report what your association has been doing on behalf of you as well as all travelling Canadians. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Most Healthy People do not have Heart Problems
Most Healthy People do not have Heart Problems We've all heard of the guy who ran in marathons and never smoked a day in his life succumbing to a massive heart attack. However, research shows that nine out of 10 people who suffer from heart-related...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 58
Letter from the Editor Issue 58 One day I would like to stand where our cover person is standing – alone, or even better, with someone to share it – at the very edge of another new beginning - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Dr. Bob's Top 10 List for Healthy Living
Dr. Bob's Top 10 List for Healthy Living The following article summarizes the presentation given at the Snowbird Extravaganzas and CSA Winter Information Meetings held throughout the southern states this winter. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 57
President’s Message Issue 57 Well, here we are again, another snowbird travel season. I hope that all members had a safe and enjoyable trip to their winter destination. We had a great summer in Ontario for those of us who like it hot. It was great...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 56
President's Message Issue 56 I can't believe the summer has gone by so fast. We have been very busy attending political functions as well as meeting with individual government officials. We presented the concerns of you – our members – and can...
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CSA Articles - Healthy Minds
Healthy Minds How an active body and high spirits keep your mind Healthy. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 55
President's Message Issue 55 Here we are once again, back in our own wonderful country. As I sit here writing this message the sun is shining, the birds are singing, it is a beautiful day in Canada. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Eating Well and Keeping Fit
Eating Well and Keeping Fit As much as new medical procedures and pharmaceuticals have done in modern times to improve and prolong our lives, there is increasing scientific proof that proper food and exercise are equally important in contributing to...
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CSA Articles - Tired? Don't Drive!
Tired? Don't Drive! Here's the scenario: You're driving along a monotonous highway. Perhaps you didn't sleep well the night before, or perhaps you just ate a big meal. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Travel Insurance Myths - Our Personal Story
Travel Insurance Myths - Our Personal Story Myth #1: “I have been buying insurance for years, and have never needed it. What a waste of money.” - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 51
President's Message Issue 51 By the time you receive this issue of CSANews, the federal election will be history. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs? Keep exercising!
Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs? Keep exercising! Your doctor has you on medication to lower your cholesterol, so you can eat what you want and stop exercising, right? ....Wrong! - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President’s Message Issue 50
President’s Message Issue 50 An inaugural message from CSA President Gerry Brissenden. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Ontario Celebrates Seniors' Month
Ontario Celebrates Seniors' Month June is Seniors' Month in Ontario, and the theme for 2004 is "Active in Body, Mind & Spirit." - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 49
President's Message Issue 49 I always laugh when I'm greeted with the phrase "What's new?" For the past two years every single day has brought something new. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Osteoporosis: What You Should Know
Osteoporosis: What You Should Know Minor changes in your lifestyle net major returns to your health. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - OMEGA-3 Oils
OMEGA-3 Oils Eating enough fish? Some fats are actually good for you. Omega-3 Oils: Healthy fats you can't afford to lose. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 48
Government Relations Report Issue 48 As you have read read from Ellen White's president's report, she and our executive director have just returned from a political tour of our provinces and territories, meeting with government representatives,...
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CSA Articles - From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 48
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 48 Hi folks! If you have been keeping up to date with the news over the past year - I don't mean about wars and the strife inflicted because of aggression and dictatorship - then you know that ordinary folks who...
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CSA Articles - Coping with
Coping with Is hormone replacement therapy right for you? - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Considering Romanow
Considering Romanow An initial interpretation of the future of Health Care in Canada. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Popular Natural Health Products
Popular Natural Health Products Pros and cons to consider when purchasing over the counter herbal remedies. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 45
Government Relations Report Issue 45 After two-and-a-half years of research and hard work, the CSA Travellers' Report Card was released to various levels of government and the media on October 22, 2002. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 44
President's Message Issue 44 Canadian Travellers' Report Card... - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Farley (The Life of Farley Mowat)
Farley (The Life of Farley Mowat) Farley (The Life of Farley Mowat) BY JAMES KING (HARPER, FLAMINGO CANADA, 371 PAGES, $37.95) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Staying In Touch
Staying In Touch A CSA Online success story. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Snacking Linked to Lower Cholesterol
Snacking Linked to Lower Cholesterol Eating several small meals a day as opposed to eating two or three large meals can play a pivotal role in your body's Cholesterol levels. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 42
Government Relations Report Issue 42 It's good to be back ­ as much as we all enjoy escaping the cold, there is no place like home. I hope you all had a safe and Healthy winter. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - An Open Letter to Commissioner Roy Romanow
An Open Letter to Commissioner Roy Romanow On April 4, 2001, Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Health Minister Allan Rock announced the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada. Within 20 minutes of the announcement, the CSA made initial...
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 41
Government Relations Report Issue 41 On November 8, 2001, a delegation from the Canadian Snowbird Association was invited to attend and present at the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to discuss the Association's...
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report
Executive Director's Report This past fall, both the U.S. and Canadian media constantly and strongly queried us as to whether snowbirds still planned to head south following the events of September 11th. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Your Thoughts and Questions Answered
Your Thoughts and Questions Answered I recently received a very thoughtful letter from a retired actuary who had worked for many years in the Canadian insurance industry. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Executive Director's Report Issue 39
Executive Director's Report Issue 39 The lazy hot days of late summer may be here, but your CSA board and staff are very busy working on various projects that will strengthen our association. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Perfect Models for the Snowbird Lifestyle: My Parents
Perfect Models for the Snowbird Lifestyle: My Parents Dave Hunter profiles his parents "Winter Texan" lifestyle. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 38
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 38 HI FOLKS! Well, our seventh Snowbird Extravaganza has come and gone. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - When Enough is Enough
When Enough is Enough A University of Miami study recently showed that the risk of heart attack increases fourfold within 1 to 2 hours following a heavy meal. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - The PSA Controversy
The PSA Controversy The PSA test: the controversy comes home to the CSA. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Placemats are Back!
Placemats are Back! Last year, we provided a whopping 143,000 dinner-table placemats to Canadians and to our American friends wintering in the Sunbelt, and I'm happy to report that they are available again for this year. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Retirement
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Retirement Lifestyle and Retirement Planning speaker Barry LaValley is a 40-something aging baby boomer caught in the struggle between remembering the Beatles and wondering about retirement. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Health & Lifestyle Options that May Improve Your Life
Health & Lifestyle Options that May Improve Your Life Health and Lifestyle options that may improve your life. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Insurance Update Issue 36
Insurance Update Issue 36 We get literally thousands of requests for information at Medipac, on every aspect of Travel Insurance. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - AOL Announces Huge Price Reduction
AOL Announces Huge Price Reduction Great news for all AOL Canada members. AOL Canada has announced that, as of December 16, 1999 the unlimited use charge will be dropped to $22.95CAD per month. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Survival Guide
Snowbird Survival Guide SURVIVING THE U.S. DOLLAR In another time, the Canadian dollar was worth a lot of money . . . $1.05 U.S. We loved it; Canadians would head off to the U.S. border to enjoy weekend shopping sprees. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - The Wonderful World of Water
The Wonderful World of Water You've heard it a thousand times: drink eight glasses of water a day. Even though this is just an estimated amount for most people, you don't do it. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 62
President's Message Issue 62 I have now begun my final year as president of our association. It started off with plenty of travel and many meetings. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Blood Cholesterol - Keeping it Normal
Blood Cholesterol - Keeping it Normal Many decades of research have proved that a high level of cholesterol in the blood exposes one to a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease, especially heart attack and stroke. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Oral health is important to your overall health
Oral health is important to your overall health (NC)-Research shows there is a relationship between oral disease and other health problems such as diabetes and certain kinds of pneumonia. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Exercise More?
Exercise More? It has been recommended time and again that we should exercise for at least 30 minutes a day in order to stay Healthy. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Romanow Proposes Discriminatory Change
Romanow Proposes Discriminatory Change North York, Ontario: Former Saskatchewan premier Roy Romanow has proposed changing the Canada Health Act to limit funding for travelling Canadians who require emergency medical care outside of Canada. -...
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CSA Articles - Most Provinces Breaching the Canada Health Act
Most Provinces Breaching the Canada Health Act Only the Canadian territories are living up to the requirement of the Canada Health Act to provide portable, universal health care for the more than 47 million trips Canadians take abroad each year,...
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CSA Articles - Most Provinces Breaching the Canada Health Act
Most Provinces Breaching the Canada Health Act Toronto, ON - Only the Canadian territories and the province of Prince Edward Island are living up to the requirement of the Canada Health Act to provide portable universal health care for the more than...
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CSA Articles - Obtain a Passport and Travel Medical Insurance
Obtain a Passport and Travel Medical Insurance Toronto, ON – For the past five years, Canadians have been obtaining passports at an increasingly steady rate. In 2001/02, over 1.7 million passports were issued at a time when approximately 27 per...
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CSA Articles - Snowbirds Support National Seniors' Council
Snowbirds Support National Seniors' Council Toronto – Gerry Brissenden, president of the Canadian Snowbird Association expressed strong support for the creation of a National Seniors' Council. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Snowbird Information Meeting - Clearwater
Snowbird Information Meeting - Clearwater Clearwater, FL - The Canadian Snowbird Association is hosting a Winter Information Meeting in Clearwater on Friday, March 4. The Winter Information Meeting is a mixture of advice and entertainment for...
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CSA Articles - Letter from the Editor Issue 63
Letter from the Editor Issue 63 Twenty-five bucks is a lot of money for a piece of paper! But when it is a CSA membership card, you and your spouse bought some of the best insurance that you can get to protect your travelling lifestyle. - Snowbird...
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CSA Articles - Infections: Prevention and Current Treatments
Infections: Prevention and Current Treatments Last week, my new grandson had to be admitted to the hospital with a serious infection. He’s only four weeks old and was premature – still under six pounds. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Healthy Hors d’Oeuvres and Matching Wines
Healthy Hors d’Oeuvres and Matching Wines Hors d’oeuvres are an important element in entertaining, creating the mood, pace and style of the evening ahead. These tiny bites can be served before a meal or throughout the evening with...
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CSA Articles - BC Grassroots Advocacy Campaign
BC Grassroots Advocacy Campaign Our British Columbia members asked us to address the inadequate out-of-country emergency services reimbursement rates of their provincial government. If you are a resident of British Columbia, join our grassroots...
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CSA Articles - Warning! Dangerous Intra-hospital Infection Risk
Warning! Dangerous Intra-hospital Infection Risk Clostridium difficile (often called C. difficile or C. diff.) Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients in the industrialized world. It is commonly...
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CSA Articles - Heart Attack: Prevention and Treatment
Heart Attack: Prevention and Treatment About one in four Canadians are affected by heart disease and about half of those will develop it after the age of 65. Because coronary artery disease (CAD), the major cause of heart disease, is still the...
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CSA Articles - Super Foods
Super Foods When I was a kid, my mom would always repeat, “Eat your spinach. It’s good for you.” Somehow, my mom knew instinctively that spinach was a super food. I should have realized its power, given Popeye’s love for it....
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 65
President's Message Issue 65 As you know, I am now coming to the end of my second term as president of this great association. It has been four very busy years in which I have had the opportunity, on behalf of our members, to meet many important...
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CSA Articles - Accidents: Causes and Prevention
Accidents: Causes and Prevention Having spent 25 years as an Ontario coroner and 15 years involved in insurance claims by travelling Canadians who suffer from accidents, I am acutely aware of the types of incidents to which seniors are subject,...
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CSA Articles - George Carlin on AGE
George Carlin on AGE Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we're kids? If you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about aging that you think in fractions. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Healthy Eating for Seniors
Healthy Eating for Seniors At a recent Winter Information meeting, a CSA member asked me what the latest advice was regarding Healthy eating for seniors, claiming that he had become cynical and tired of the changing advice on “what’s good for...
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CSA Articles - www.Dietitians.ca
www.Dietitians.ca Use online tools to help maintain a Healthy lifestyle - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Four Habits = 14 Years!
Four Habits = 14 Years! Four Healthy Habits for Longer Life - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Two-for-One Special!
Two-for-One Special! A study involving 3,000 married couples found that when one spouse made a Healthy lifestyle change, the other was substantially more likely to do the same. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - CSA Applauds Introduction of 10 Year Passport
CSA Applauds Introduction of 10 Year Passport Toronto – The Canadian Snowbird Association applauds the Harper Government for acting on its recommendation to double the lifespan of the Canadian passport. Starting in 2011, Canadian travellers...
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CSA Articles - Taking Your Pet to the United States
Taking Your Pet to the United States Both Canada and the U.S. control the importation of pets, including those accompanying their owners for a temporary visit. Specific concerns and questions should be referred, well in advance of travel, to the...
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CSA Articles - Bringing Fresh Fruits, Fresh Vegetables, etc...
Bringing Fresh Fruits, Fresh Vegetables, etc... Bringing Fresh Fruits, Fresh Vegetables, Meat and Dairy Products, Cut Flowers, Firewood, Plants, Seeds and Nuts, Other Food Items, Live Animals, Alcoholic Beverages, Cigars, Medication from Canada to...
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CSA Articles - www.HealthyCanadians.ca
www.HealthyCanadians.ca The government of Canada has launched a website aimed at providing Canadians with access to the latest health-related promotional campaigns. The website, a joint initiative led by Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of...
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CSA Articles - Government Relations Report Issue 68
Government Relations Report Issue 68 It has been a busy summer on the political front here at the CSA. In July, I, along with research and communications officer Michael MacKenzie, sat down with Ontario’s deputy leader of the...
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CSA Articles - Taking Care of your Skin
Taking Care of your Skin We pay a lot of attention to maintaining good health when it comes to nutrition, heart and lung health, but we often neglect our body’s largest organ – which can be the source of many abnormal conditions – our...
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CSA Articles - And the Survey Says...
And the Survey Says... And the survey says...that our readers represent the best people that you can find in Canada. The number of responses to our survey increased by 30% and our readers took the time to not only answer the questions, but also...
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CSA Articles - Insurance Premium and Heart Conditions
Insurance Premium and Heart Conditions Dear Bird Talk, My wife was diagnosed with a "heart block" – a condition that limited blood flow somewhat, and which required the use of a pacemaker. After spending 6 hours in the hospital, we...
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CSA Articles - President’s Message
President’s Message Over the last few weeks, some people have been asking me what impact the current global financial crisis is having on snowbird travel. Many of these voices, particularly in some of the media interviews which I have been...
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CSA Articles - Immunization for Adults: Have you had your shots?
Immunization for Adults: Have you had your shots? A great deal of attention is paid to children's immunization, but adults also need to protect themselves from certain infectious diseases. Over the past few decades, remarkable progress has...
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CSA Articles - Going Healthy with Comfort
Going Healthy with Comfort I love pairing wine with family dishes and comfort food recipes. But in my wanting to drop a few pounds (my husband would disagree with the word “few”), certain comfort foods are on the ‘not right now’ list. -...
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CSA Articles - Nouvelles « CSA » Issue 66
Nouvelles « CSA » Issue 66 Birding for Beginners - Peter Appleyard - Eating Healthy for Seniors - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - A Good Night’s Sleep
A Good Night’s Sleep For many older adults, getting a good night’s sleep is one of their major health problems. When younger, we often experienced times when we needed an alarm clock to begin the day. As we age, sleep disorders become more...
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CSA Articles - Healthy Pizza and Wine
Healthy Pizza and Wine I love barbecues, and I crave pizza. So, I like to combine this cooking method and comfort food into one course. Barbecued pizza can be downright Healthy, can aid you in keeping the kitchen cool on hot and humid...
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CSA Articles - Online Videos and Personal Health Record
Online Videos and Personal Health Record If you have ever had an opportunity to attend Snowbird Extravaganza in Florida, Arizona or Texas, you may remember sitting in with Dr.Bob MacMillan and listening to ideas on how to live a happy and...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 72
President's Message Issue 72 You are now reading the fall edition of CSANews. As difficult as it may be to believe, it won’t be long before we embark on our journeys to our winter destinations. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Sometimes, You Should Refuse to Wait
Sometimes, You Should Refuse to Wait There is not much that is more frustrating than waiting in a doctor’s office to have your appointment…you know, your appointment that was booked for half an hour ago or perhaps even an hour ago, or longer....
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CSA Articles - Time to refinance?
Time to refinance? Quick questions to ask yourself before refinancing your mortgage As stormy as the North American housing market has been over the past several months, there has been a silver lining underneath all of the clouds: mortgage rates. -...
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CSA Articles - Eating Out Doesn’t Mean Overeat
Eating Out Doesn’t Mean Overeat When you are on the road and have to eat at restaurants, or if you just like to eat out once in a while or like to eat out often, try to maintain your Healthy diet with these tricks: - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles...
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CSA Articles - Grains: Chicken Cacciatore Recipe
Grains: Chicken Cacciatore Recipe My husband and I had dinner at the home of a good friend of mine, Cathy Ruggieri-Davidson, who is originally from southern Italy. She served us chicken cacciatore. Knowing that I avoid white pasta when...
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CSA Articles - President's Message Issue 73
President's Message Issue 73 In the last issue of CSANews, we appealed to our Saskatchewan members for help in convincing the Saskatchewan government to clarify just how long residents of the province can travel without jeopardizing their health...
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CSA Articles - Centenarians Rule
Centenarians Rule The fastest-growing age group in North America is centenarians; persons older than 100 years of age. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future
Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future By David Wolfe (North Atlantic Books, $18.95, 341 pages) - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Insurance Update
Insurance Update Let me first say that Medipac is fine! But the 2009-2010 travel season appears to be a disaster for most other travel health insurers and their various plans. At a recent Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) meeting in...
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CSA Articles - A Very Busy Winter In Florida!
A Very Busy Winter In Florida! In the last issue, I started off by saying "What a strange summer it was" in Canada. Well, the winter in Florida had it beat. This was the coldest winter in Florida for years. However, that did not stop us...
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CSA Articles - Diabetes: Fact and Fiction
Diabetes: Fact and Fiction If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes, it may be difficult to separate fact from fiction. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Travels of Gerry and Joan
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CSA Articles - Health Factors Contribute to Early Retirement Among Canadians
Health Factors Contribute to Early Retirement Among Canadians According to a long-term study, Canadian workers with health problems are more likely to retire before the age of 65, in comparison to those who are Healthy. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Moderate Coffee and Tea Consumption
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CSA Articles - The Power of Nuts
The Power of Nuts I've been exploring more vegetarian dishes and recipes of late in an attempt to reduce my family's intake of flesh. Nuts have become of interest, as they add flavour, texture and substance to almost every course within a...
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CSA Articles - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Get Diagnosed - Get Treated
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Get Diagnosed - Get Treated By far the most common medical condition affecting the gastrointestinal tract in the senior population is GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Estimated to occur in the general...
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CSA Articles - When To Take Your Vitamins
When To Take Your Vitamins The best method of taking your vitamins is spaced throughout the day; there is evidence that taking them at specific intervals may help with their absorption. If you’re taking a multivitamin, make sure it’s on a...
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CSA Articles - The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing
The Ins and Outs of Dividend Investing Looking for income and growth? Look for dividends. Lately, investors have been faced with a difficult choice. On one hand, equity investors have been shaken by ongoing stock market volatility. On the...
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CSA Articles - Vitamins & Supplements: What should I Take?
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CSA Articles - The Undiscovered Superfood
The Undiscovered Superfood I eat yogurt every day because it’s good for me and I love it; I keep a tub of fat-free, plain yogurt in the refrigerator because I have yet to master making homemade fat-free yogurt. After every meal, I combine a cup of...
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CSA Articles - Travels of Gerry and Joan
Travels of Gerry and Joan I am sure that most of us enjoyed the hot summer and are now looking forward to a nice, warm winter season in the south (cross our fingers!). One thing we must remember as we prepare to travel to the United States is that...
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CSA Articles - The Wife
The Wife A woman accompanied her husband to the doctor's office. After his checkup, the doctor called the wife into his office alone. He said, "Your husband is suffering from a very severe stress disorder. If you don't follow my instructions...
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CSA Articles - Kale
Kale Bitterness is a taste sensation I enjoy both in food and in wine. Black olives, walnuts, spinach and radicchio are all ingredients I put into salads, along with fresh rosemary and blue cheese. I also particularly love kale. - Snowbird Info -...
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CSA Articles - What's Your Hobby?
What's Your Hobby? Last summer, as I was busy in my shop attaching the radiator to my 1928 Ford Model A roadster, my neighbour stopped by to "supervise" my restoration work. He recently retired after nearly 40 years of factory shift work and...
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CSA Articles - Travels of Gerry & Joan
Travels of Gerry & Joan By the time you read this, most of us will be in the sunny south. What a wonderful summer we had in Canada... We hope it will be just as nice in the great US of A. - Snowbird Info - CSA Articles ......
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CSA Articles - Special Guest Columnist - Jack Layton
Special Guest Columnist - Jack Layton The retirement years are something to which we should all look forward. It's a time to spend with grandchildren, to take up hobbies we never had time for during our working years, or to see parts of the...
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CSA Articles - Gerry and Joan on the Move in Florida
Gerry and Joan on the Move in Florida Like most of you, we travelled south of the border for the winter and, looking at the weather in Ontario, it was a good move. Once in sunny Florida, we started working again. We began mailing out...
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CSA Articles - Healthy Canadians
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CSA Articles - Golf is Good For Your Joints
Golf is Good For Your Joints (NC)—With another winter season behind us, thousands of golf-starved Canadians are making a beeline for the fairways. But is it possible to play if you have arthritis? Golf is an adaptable activity that increases...
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CSA Articles - Tips to Help Save Your Sight
Tips to Help Save Your Sight (NC)—Every 12 minutes, another Canadian begins to lose his or her sight. This can happen to anyone at any point in their lifetime, bringing challenges which they might never have imagined. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - Over 50 - You're Not Immune to STDs
Over 50 - You're Not Immune to STDs Sexual activity in the over-50 crowd has increased significantly in the last five years as a result of access to erectile dysfunction medication and the disintegration of taboos regarding intimacy. Along with this...
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CSA Articles - FLIGHT FEE FOR U.S. BOUND CANADIANS RUFFLES SNOWBIRD FEATHERS
FLIGHT FEE FOR U.S. BOUND CANADIANS RUFFLES SNOWBIRD FEATHERS A proposed “passenger inspection” fee is outlined in the draft 2012 federal budget that has been sent to Congress. If adopted, the charge is expected to be levied against millions...
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CSA Articles - STRONG DOLLAR GOOD FOR SNOWBIRD TRAVEL
STRONG DOLLAR GOOD FOR SNOWBIRD TRAVEL “A strong dollar is obviously great news for Canadian snowbirds but it’s also great news for all travelling Canadians,” said Bob Slack, President of the Canadian Snowbird Association. “Families taking...
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CSA Articles - Tampered: A Dr. Zol Szabo Medical Mystery
Tampered: A Dr. Zol Szabo Medical Mystery It's murder in an upscale retirement mansion. In "Tampered," author Dr. Ross Pennie weaves a tale of page-turning suspense with the real science knowledge he’s gained as a practising physician, a...
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CSA Articles - Gerry and Joan Back in Canada
Gerry and Joan Back in Canada Like you, we are back in Canada. I am sure that most of you will agree, it is nice to avoid the Canadian winter, but it is always nice to get back to our own country in the spring. - Snowbird Info - CSA...
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CSA Articles - 10 Tips for Keeping Your Back Healthy
10 Tips for Keeping Your Back Healthy Research shows that 80 per cent of Canadians will experience back pain at some point in their lives. When it comes to back pain, prevention is often the best strategy. Simple techniques, such as regular...
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CSA Articles - PREPARATION IS KEY FOR A REWARDING SNOWBIRD TRAVEL SEASON
PREPARATION IS KEY FOR A REWARDING SNOWBIRD TRAVEL SEASON Toronto – Spending the winter in the sunny south sure beats contending with the ice and snow. If you are truly going to enjoy the fruits of the snowbird lifestyle experience preparation is...
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CSA Articles - Canada Clubs
Canada Clubs As I have said before, it is always good to be back in Canada! We started off the summer season by attending the CSA board meeting in Toronto, where the president and directors discussed opportunities for our members and what we could...
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CSA Articles - Meatballs - Spicing Up and Old Favourite
Meatballs - Spicing Up and Old Favourite I love to look for ways to please my family and friends at dinner parties, all the while keeping within a reasonable budget. For cocktail-style events, I always include meatballs. Ground meat is so...
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CSA Articles - Your Winter Vacation - Healthy Planning
Your Winter Vacation - Healthy Planning It's that time of year again when many of us are preparing for our winter vacation away from home, most often in the southern states. After almost 20 years of hearing about the unfortunate, unexpected...
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