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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

Three kilometres to gold

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Lifestyle, Fitness Slideshow
Jul 01, 2006 - 4 comments

Prediction walking is tougher than it looks, requiring mental as well as physical skill, but Ray Barr is ready to walk to the medal podium at the Ontario senior games. If Ray Barr advises you to "walk a mile in my...

The Mesotherapy debate

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Jun 01, 2006 - 9 comments

Customers seem satisfied and the procedure has a 50-year history in Europe but mesotherapy, a fat-sculpting operation performed with a minute needle, has a significant foe in North America in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. FY Beauty correspondent Liz Campbell...

Start your day with a stretch

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Jun 01, 2006 - 5 comments

Ann Smith’s exercise program of long, slow stretching is getting older adults off the couch and back in motion No pain, no gain is out, says Ann Smith, former dance teacher turned exercise guru. Long, slow stretching is taking its place...

Lip service

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Jun 01, 2006 - 7 comments

Not everyone is naturally blessed with full pouty lips but several products can help, particularly as age begins to take its inevitable toll. Some of us don’t start out with gorgeous, thick, pouty lips; Mother Nature gave our share to Julia...

Ontario shifts mobility-assistance funding

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Lifestyle, Fitness Slideshow
Oct 01, 2004 - 4 comments

The Ontario March of Dimes has been awarded $10-million annually for their Home and Vehicle Mobility Program for the disabled, extending the program to include children.    For those who are permanently disabled or who require the assistance of a cane,...

Get moving

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Oct 01, 2004 - 4 comments

FIT FOR LIFE: It’s never too late to get active and to start feeling the benefits of regular physical activity. Exercise has been proven to have a positive influence on all aspects of aging, reducing the risks of chronic disease such...

Diamonds are forever

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Lifestyle, Fitness Slideshow
Sep 01, 2004 - 4 comments

Every summer, thousands of older Canadians gather with mates  for regular games of slo-pitch — knocking around the old horsehide and reaping the tremendous benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle. For a hardy group of  senior Canadians, summertime means titanium and...

Fitness with fellowship

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Lifestyle, Fitness Slideshow
May 03, 2004 - 4 comments

It’s a rite of spring among active seniors across Canada: regional competitions that will lead, in some cases, to provincial championships and even the Canada Senior Games. But rest assured, there will be healthy doses of fun and fellowship served up...

Fit For Retirement

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Feb 01, 2004 - 4 comments

Health experts recommend active living as a primary prerequisite for wellness in later years. Advances in medical technology have made it possible for people to live a third of their lives after retirement. In Roman times life expectancy was a mere...

A clear cut decision

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Aug 01, 2003 - 4 comments

Going ahead with cosmetic plastic surgery was more than a little scary and the experience had its down side but the outcome more than outweighed the few hitches. I am in the doctor’s office and somewhat apprehensive. My face is covered...