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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.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

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

More than skin deep: Canada's melanoma community

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Apr 12, 2014 - 0 comments

The mole that London, Ont. businessman Jim Kipp discovered on his back in 2005 didn’t look at all suspicious - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: More bursting 50-plus myths

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Women over 50 don’t care what they look like - Women over 50 don’t like sex - Women over 50 find menopause terrible and debilitating - Women over 50 can’t keep up with the times - Women over 50 miss their children and only want to be with their grandchildren - Women over 50 fear change - Women over 50 are counting the days until retirement - click headline