FREE Burlington Summer Activities

10 FREE Summer Activities for Families in Burlington

By | Community

Burlington is a city chock full of things to do all year round! It’s why we continually rank on the list of top cities in Canada, and it’s why people from all over the world make their way here at different times of the year to enjoy some of the incredible events we have to offer. So it’s no surprise that the line up for summer 2019 is already heating up with entertainment for all ages! In fact, there are so many free events happening this year between May and September, it’s hard to pick our favourites. However, with a…

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What Contact Lenses Will Work Best for Me?

By | Contact Lenses

If you’ve finally decided it might be time for contact lenses, it can feel like there is a lot to learn before you make a decision. The truth is, contact lenses have come a long way in the last twenty years, and while there are a few options to choose from you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding the ones that are right for you. First off, depending on how old you are, you might think of contact lenses as those inflexible disks made of acrylic glass that need to be placed ever so delicately on your eyes. The sort…

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13 Facts About Burlington That are Hard to Believe

By | Community

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up and see the truly wild and wacky side of the great city of Burlington. Prepare to be amazed as we dazzle you with the truly obscure and mind-bogglingly crazy things happening in this mysterious city we all think we know and love. Ok, so that introduction is probably a touch over the top. You’re probably never going to find Burlington on featured in a ‘Believe It or Not’ special, but there are some exciting things about our hometown that you may not know about, and may even find hard to believe!…

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Macular Degeneration Oakville

How to Help Prevent and Treat Macular Degeneration

By | Eye Conditions

Macular degeneration, often referred to as AMD or Age-related Macular degeneration is something that starts to happen to many adults as they head towards age 60. Of course, this doesn’t mean it’s something you have to accept as a regular part of aging. While there are no sure-fire cures for the condition, there are preventative measures you can take and ways to try to help press pause on the condition once it’s already underway. However, if you are having any of the following symptoms, be sure to schedule an eye appointment immediately. If you are over 50 they could very…

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10 FREE Winter Activities for Kids in Burlington

10 FREE Winter Activities for Kids in Burlington

By | Community

Burlington in the winter. You can bet there is going to be snow. You can bet that it will get cold. But with a little bundling up it can be absolutely magical for the little people. The sparkling lights, festivities, snowmen, and friendly folks make Burlington an incredible place to spend your winters as a child. Of course, we totally understand the family trip to Disney World for a little warm winter break, but there are so many great, free, things to get up to, all over this city that you may find you don’t want to escape. #1. Skating…

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Vision Therapy Burlington

Your Child’s Learning Problem Could be an Issue of Vision

By | Vision Therapy

As a parent, you want to do everything you possibly can to make sure your child has every opportunity you can provide them. It’s a love and connection you can only truly understand when you have children of your own. Which is why when doctors suggest that your child’s learning struggles are likely being caused by an all-too-common case of ADHD, most parents are willing to begrudgingly put their child on a series of medications in the hopes of making it easier for their kid to learn. The speed of technological change has made it imperative that children get off…

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Burlington Fall and Winter Family Activities

The Best Fall & Winter Activities for Families in Burlington

By | Community

Burlington is quite possibly the best place to be in the Ontario fall and winter months! We know that sounds bold, but there are so many things to back up this claim that we feel perfectly secure in making it. Having just let go of the heat and humidity, this city really comes alive with cultural festivities, beautiful walks through the trails, and a dazzling colour show compliments of our stunning tree canopy! Although, that’s just the beginning. With many of the benefits of a great urban centre and yet that extra bit of breathing room that comes with not…

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