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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

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....

Fitness to Drive

May 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Fitness to drive When is it time to give up the car keys and let someone else sit behind the wheel? It's a question that is coming to the forefront of public debate and government legislation      Life can be measured...

Potency pills – hype or hope?

Apr 01, 2001 - 30 comments

A time-worn adage advises: if it seems to good to be true, it probably is. Perhaps nowhere is that more applicable than to the proliferation of products bombarding society today purporting to offer the fountain of youth. They crop up regularly...

A legacy of life

Mar 01, 2001 - 4 comments

So says Jan Livingston, an Orillia, Ont. college professor and an original member of the cast of Handle With Care?, a play exploring the issues and emotions of women dealing with metastatic breast cancer. Livingston lost her own battle with the...