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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.


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

"Boning up" on osteoporosis

Nov 01, 2001 - 5 comments

It's November and time for all the bone vivants to stand up and be counted. Note, that's "bone" vivants and the key word is "stand" – something that's difficult when bones are brittle and hips and spine vertebrae are breaking. November...

Flu fighter

Nov 01, 2001 - 11 comments

Everyone has a favourite "flu fix." But whether it's a cocktail of antihistamines, acetaminophen and decongestants or mom's chicken soup and herbal-tea combo, most simply mask the symptoms. There is, however, one product on the market that can send symptoms running...

Story with Heart

Oct 01, 2001 - 4 comments

She's known around the country and beyond as "the comfort-heart lady," after her fundraising initiative, distributing pewter hearts to hold or rub as de-stressors for those living with cancer or any other life crisis, netted more than a million dollars for...

Better drug

Sep 01, 2001 - 17 comments

Having too much of a good thing is something most of us can only wish for. But for physicians treating women in the post-menopausal years, an ever-increasing number of treatment options is as confusing as it is advantageous. "We live in...

Marriage and blood pressure

Sep 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Just when statistics are showing divorce rates are up and marriage on the decline, new information from studies in the United States and Australia may have couples running for the alter. The PROGRESS study, involving 6,000 patients in 10 countries, offers...

Rays awareness

Jun 01, 2001 - 5 comments

Remember when mom told you to play outside in the sun because it was good for you? Remember when, as a young woman, you thought nothing of spending a couple of hours sitting in the sun with a reflector, trying to...

Dear Diary

Jun 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Diaries have long been valuable tools for recording information, from the dreams and fantasies of young girls to insightful glimpses into the minds of world leaders. Now, a new set of diaries, from a couple of Nova Scotia publishing entrepreneurs, can...

Myths and realities-organ donation

Jun 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Many people have the wrong ideas about what's involved in organ donation. Doctors and administrators working in the field say that if many of these myths could be dispelled, there would be more organs available for transplant for the thousands of...

Boning up

Jun 01, 2001 - 6 comments

There's good news for bones these days as a couple of new osteoporosis treatments have performed well in clinical trials. A worldwide study called HIP (hip intervention program) showed that the drug risedronate (brand name Actonel) significantly reduces the risk of...

The world of hearing loss

May 01, 2001 - 4 comments

The world of hearing loss can be a dismal place. Confusing, frustrating, embarrassing – and frightening. Bottom line: "It's a pain in the butt," says Catherine O'Connor, a hearing-care specialist with the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) and herself hard of hearing....