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Women don't climb ladders

How many times have you heard a man say, “I’m not sick”? They say it because they don’t want to be sick and, if they are sick, they don’t want to know about it.

The Girl on the rock

The answer to the old boys’ question, “Who do we get to spend eternity with?” is everyone we ever loved. All the moments of your life that were given to, shared with a specific person can only belong to that person.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Better bone scanning needed

Jan 01, 2002 - 4 comments

A U.S. study shows a need for postmenopausal women to be more closely scanned for low bone density which can lead to osteoporosis A new American study underlines the need for women over age 50, particularly those who are post-menopausal, to...

Unspoken Malady

Dec 01, 2001 - 20 comments

A man may have no problem telling family or associates that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer or has had a heart attack. But if he is suffering erectile dysfunction (ED), he is far less likely to mention the problem,...

Know how to hear better

Dec 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Canadians have many questions concerning hearing loss and hearing aids. What causes the loss? How do I know if I need a hearing aid? Where can I get my hearing tested? More than 10 per cent of the population has a...

Sensible drinking Dec 2001

Dec 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Ho ho! It's Santa season, a time for festive celebrations, parties with friends, family get-togethers, a season synonymous with lighted trees, gift-giving, eggnog and Christmas cake. But along with the spirit of Christmas come other seasonal spirits, the type consumed in...

Flu shots

Nov 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Old Man Winter will soon blow across the country and riding on his coattails is an invader that annually attacks Canadians where they live. It's the influenza virus, a.k.a. "the flu." In response, public health officials are promoting flu shots and...

"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...