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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

Dying well: Why we all need to have end-of-life conversations

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Jul 13, 2014 - 0 comments

“I want to be able to make good choices for you, so tell me whatever you think I need to know to get it right” - click headline

Birders aflutter on Ontario’s South Coast

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It has been said that golf is a good walk spoiled. But birding is “a good walk perfected” - click headline

Awards: The Pain of Caring

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Jul 04, 2014 - 0 comments

2014 caregiver award winner Vicky Willis testifies to the physical strain and emotional pain involved in caring for a spouse with dementia - click headline

Hang in there: Suspension training an effective workout

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Suspension trainers have been around for a while, but unlike some new equipment that enjoys a flash of notoriety as the latest fitness fad, these strapping systems are passing the test of time - click headline

Housing notebook: trip to Sarnia seals the deal

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Jun 26, 2014 - 0 comments

Trip to Sarnia seals the deal / New apps assist seniors-housing tours / Ex-goalie enters home-care business - click headline

Wearable camcorder / check on your pet / check on yourself

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Panasonic HX-A500 wearable 4K camcorder / Petchatz / Jawbone UP24 - click headline

Bob's walk

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Jun 10, 2014 - 0 comments

Grandpa Bob’s 4,000-kilometre Walk for Louie (6) hit the road May 12 in Quebec City and ends in Winnipeg on Dec. 9. On his way through Quebec, Facca will be joined by Tom Cappelli, whose son Aidan suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy - click headline

Smart hearing: New hearing aids use smartphone technology

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May 28, 2014 - 0 comments

Other companies offer aids that are compatible with various mobile devices, including the iPhone. However, those require an intermediary piece of hardware, often worn around the neck, to make the connection. But a proprietary Apple protocol allows the Linx to stream the sound directly from the device - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Why the divorce stigma?

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Why do we make fun of people who can fill a suitcase with their marriages? click headline

Boomers ponder evolving workplace exit strategies

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...people can expect 20 or more years of life after retirement, and that's creating a new class of worker with new demands of employers...People are living longer, healthier lives and have the capacity to keep going, while others simply need the money - click headline