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Advertorial - Choose a sweet southern winter vacation in Northwest Florida

Dreaming of spending your winter in a warmer climate? Southern Vacation Rentals wants to help you find the perfect home, cottage or condo rental in Northwest Florida for your extended stay this winter.

Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

The world’s greatest detective

Robert Fabian, who had risen through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police Force to become detective superintendent of Scotland Yard, was popularly known as the world’s greatest detective.

Memories of London’s underground

All the hubbub surrounding Toronto’s expansion of its smallish subway service got me to thinking about the massive London Underground System with its almost 300 stations on 11 different lines.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

BOB'S BLOG: History repeating itself says crusading author, 91

The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Sergeant hightailed it in the gloom of London’s Christ Church

Other than nabbing a suspect, there’s nothing more satisfying to a young constable than putting one over on his sergeant.

Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction to headline Kitchener's Big Music Fest

Big Music Fest will also feature Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction and several other popular bands as it returns to McLennan Park in Kitchener from July 10-12.

Echoes of Bobby Gimby: Ottawa-area township salutes 1967

1967 will be coming alive again at this year's Heritage Day celebration being hosted by the Goulbourn Township Historical Society on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

When home alone isn’t working

Dec 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Deciding if mom and/or dad should move somewhere that offers living assistance.

Dick Van Dyke says just keep moving

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Nov 11, 2015 - 0 comments

Going strong at 89, entertainer prescribes active living for health and happiness.

Fall into fitness

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Oct 13, 2015 - 0 comments

The beauty of the outdoor workout is in part the setting, which can be as close as your backyard or local park, and that it can be as simple or as sophisticated as you want. What's more, there's no waiting for equipment or noisy bodybuilders.

Tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers


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Oct 03, 2015 - 0 comments

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly 40 per cent of family caregivers become depressed and many find relief only when the wandering off, agitation and bathroom accidents become so bad that institutional care is their last hope.


Mammogram blitz aims for women over 50

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Oct 01, 2015 - 0 comments

The one-day breast-screening blitz invites all women, age 50 to 74 who haven’t had a mammogram in the past two years, to book an appointment by calling 905-813-4220.

You got through spring, now can you get by a fall

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Jul 08, 2015 - 0 comments

Keep in mind that, in a multitude of elderly-fall cases, it's not the injury that kills the victim. It's the pneumonia and other breathing complications that develop when they're confined to a hospital bed for any length of time.

Personal playlists bring back memories for Alzheimer’s patients

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May 27, 2015 - 0 comments

The Music for Memory Project was created in response to overwhelming evidence showing the beneficial effects of music and stimulation to improve quality of life for people living with dementia.

Advice from Ottawa's certified sex coach

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Ottawa’s Diane Merpaw, acclaimed as Networker of the Year, is also Canada’s first certified sex coach - click headline

Sour air harms the heart: Healthy-heart advice from Europe

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Jan 26, 2015 - 0 comments

Heart-disease patients have been advised to avoid being outside during rush hour traffic in a paper published in December in the European Heart Journal - click headline

Gadgets: Muse strengthens mind; Basis watch monitors body

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Dec 17, 2014 - 0 comments

If you spend time in hotel rooms and often use hotel internet then you’ll love this gadget / ...It can monitor sleep quality, including hours spent in a specific sleep cycle / ...an electronic headset with sensors that track real-time information on your brain performance - click headline