Sooke dentist going mobile to bring dental care to underserved Juan de Fuca communities

By Jolene Rudisuela
July 15, 2022

In smaller, remote communities where a physical clinic may not be feasible, mobile dental offices may be the answer


Life's Work wades into the 'sick cosmic joke' of caring for a parent with dementia

By Carrie Swiggum
June 3, 2022

Artist B.A. Lampman depicts her experience with her mother's care through comics, paintings, writing and more


How a Victoria choir is helping people living with dementia

Research on Voices in Motion showed singing with the choir reduced some symptoms of dementia by half


A stroke of madness: Meet the Cold Water Addicts, Victoria's bravest swimming group

By Emily Fagan
April 1, 2022

This frigid and fearless local group has found health benefits from cold water and funny hats


Advocates and researchers say people with disabilities are left out of BC COVID strategy

By Astra Lincoln
January 22, 2022

Some people with disabilities feel they're being asked to stay home so that 'everybody else can get on with life'


Canadian Blood Services may loosen rules on gay men. Where does that leave transgender donors?

By Philip McLachlan
November 16, 2021

Members of Victoria’s trans community are advocating for the elimination of ‘discriminatory’ and ‘fear-based’ blood donation policies


Updates to Victoria emergency psychiatric care are insufficient, say teen advocates

By Zoë Ducklow
September 18, 2021

After taking on the province in a public battle last spring, Ella Hale and Emma Epp feel brushed off by the system that promised change


Isolated in Victoria: forging friendships in a city renowned for its chilliness

By Tim Ford
August 29, 2021

Researchers say there's little attention on adult friendships, but there are some strategies to find new friends—even here