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Women on the move: Becky

Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.

Moments

Only you will ever know the moments that make it all worthwhile.

Listen to the quiet

The first warning came from my grandmother. I was 27, running through life. Not like there was no tomorrow but like I had to get to tomorrow before anyone else did. My grandmother gave me a book, “Slow Me Down, Lord”. I did not listen to the warning.

Could she dance

She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.

Advertorial: 300 More Reasons to Head South For the Winter

As temperatures begin to drop up North, Southern Vacation Rentals is gearing up for the winter by adding nearly 300 vacation rentals to their options for guests to stay along the beaches of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama.

Advertorial - Snowbird season is almost here

Get ready for a sweet Southern experience because snowbird season is almost here!

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

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

Three out of five people with dementia will go missing

Nov 26, 2014 - 0 comments

Why do people living with dementia go missing? How do we, as individuals and as a community, help someone who looks confused or lost if we encounter them?