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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

Snowbirds: Cruise ship, hotel and beach improvements, banking tip

Dec 17, 2013 - 4 comments

$155-million makeover for the Carnival Destiny / Notify bank when you're on the road / Upgrades for Scottsdale Marriott / Re-nourished beaches of Sanibel - click headline

Charities: ‘Tis the giving season


...consider that there are some 165,000 non-profit organizations and charities in Canada, according to the Salvation Army, so there are a lot of open palms hoping to benefit from the largess of citizens - click headline

PEI proposal could spark Canada Pension Plan reform

Nov 18, 2013 - 19 comments

PEI proposal could spark Canada Pension Plan reform - click headline

New Brunswick hybrid pension model gets broad attention

Oct 19, 2013 - 223 comments

Motown wasn’t the only city with a massive unfunded pension liability and a dwindling tax base. It was just the biggest, the most vulnerable - click headline

Giving Digest

Sep 22, 2013 - 877 comments

Canadians give generously; Donation advice from the HCF / Burlington honours philanthropists / Make a big impact / CAGP promotes Leave a Legacy - click headline or photo

Snowbirds: Bank wisely in the US

Sep 17, 2013 - 9 comments

Heading across the border? Whether you’re a snowbird or just a regular cross-border shopper, there are a host of services that can also save you money

Elder-research program marks 10 years of results

Aug 28, 2013 - 56 comments

Research projects focus on Creative and Performing Arts, Learning in Retirement, Civic Engagement, The Built Environment, Aging in Place and Product Design. A core belief, she explains, was that dealing with the elderly should go beyond health narrowly defined to embrace lifestyle issues, the community they live in and efforts to promote self-expression in the arts and as volunteers - click headline or photo

FYI set for two September shows

Aug 23, 2013 - 19 comments

First up is the FYI Lifestyle Show, Sept. 8 at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, and the Maturity and Travel Show, Sept. 28-29 at the International Centre in Mississauga - click headline or photo

CPP reform: ‘bargain’ would hike retirement-living standards

Aug 22, 2013 - 7 comments

Most pension experts agree with Flaherty when he says: "Canadians are not saving enough for their retirement." So what's the solution? - click headline or photo

Pensioners can now defer OAS until age 70

Aug 16, 2013 - 34 comments

Canadians recently became able to choose to delay receiving their Old Age Security (OAS) pension for up to five years, allowing them to receive a higher monthly amount in the future - click headline or photo