New flu vaccine approved for seniors

Health Canada has approved a new high-dose flu vaccine for seniors aged 65 and up. The vaccine is manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur, a Toronto-based company that makes vaccines for a wide range of viruses and infectious diseases. Fluzone High-Dose has just been approved in Canada, and it’s four times as powerful as the standard influenza … Read more

Netflix targets older users with new series

Despite mixed reviews from critics, Netflix’s new original series “Grace and Frankie” has become the latest must-see cultural phenomenon. And it’s not just because it stars 70-something Hollywood legends Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. The brainchild of Marta Kauffman, co-creator of the long-running hit “Friends” – who is now 60 herself – this is the … Read more

Seniors College Course meeting and registration

Event Date: Thursday, January 7, 2016 – 9:30am-11:30am Location: Captain William Spry Community Centre 16 Sussex St. Halifax, NS B3R 1N9 Phone Number:902-444-7588 Website: http://theSCANS.ca” Introduction to Winter term courses presented by the Seniors College Association of Nova Scotia. These are non-credit academic courses for members aged 50+. Meet the instructors, renew membership or join … Read more