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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

Housing Roundup: Report catalogues cost of life on a sailboat

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Sep 21, 2014 - 0 comments

Living out of a sailboat in the Caribbean or in other global warm spots can be inexpensive / Empty nesters wooed for Nova Scotia project / new Georgian Bay dementia home opens - click headline

Spallacci, Valeri breathe new life into Connaught

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Jul 02, 2014 - 0 comments

“...Wwe have younger professionals, we have middle-aged people, we have older people. The attraction to the older people and the middle-aged is the attachment they have to the Royal Connaught” click headline

Great lakeside living

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Aug 24, 2013 - 21 comments

The lure of life on the water, the tranquility of nature, the nostalgia of cottage country – these may be hooks that draw boomers to seek a retirement haven in central-eastern Ontario’s Kawarthas and Haliburton regions - click headline or photo

Make your move in 2013

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Feb 12, 2013 - 16 comments

Sights are set on Kingston, Wasaga Beach and the Lake Simcoe waterfront in Barrie where Harmony Village emerged as the top choice in an urban-planning competition - click headline or photo

Barbara Ann Scott lends a hand

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Sep 25, 2012 - 17 comments

"We are truly honoured to have such remarkable persons join our efforts by accepting these important appointments." - click headline or photo

ALC Life: Nesting in Niagara

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Sep 18, 2012 - 14 comments

Lots of photos! Today’s active-adult-lifestyle-community developers are catering to a diverse range of boomers looking to satisfy their passions in retirement - click headline or photo

More retirement money in your pocket: Buy high and sell low

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Selling high and buying low translates into more money in your pocket book to spend enjoying retirement - Click headline or photo

Mon. Spotlight - Repurposing: School project due next year

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Nov 21, 2011 - 6 comments

One of several repurposed heritage buildings on his resume, Harry Stinson’s Stinson School Lofts will retain special features of the old school building including a grand walnut staircase. Click for more info...

Wunderkind helps Lambton County recruit empty nesters

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Nov 03, 2011 - 200 comments

Lynden Evers is not merely a student intern looking to absorb the wisdom of his elders. The 17-year-old founder of his own marketing firm known as Pro Motion Ads has an important role working alongside Ted Zatylny, project leader for the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership in charge of attracting new residents....click for the story.

Sat. Spotlight: Boomer housing needs change the landscape

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Oct 22, 2011 - 5 comments

• Growth in adult lifestyle communities • Granny-flats concept never took off •‘Extended Nesting' – downsizing trend for some countered by the need to accommodate rebound children and even grandchildren for others • Maintenance-free condos give freedom from tedious household chores • Mega-communities such as The Villages in Florida change the urban landscape