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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.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

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

Boomers beware financial consequences of relationships

Jul 25, 2013 - 71 comments

What is good news for the couples who have found new lives together, can also lead to financial and other complications - click headline or photo

Opinion: Canada Pension Plan boost would be far from free

Jul 23, 2013 - 14 comments

If we, as a nation, want to have greater benefits in retirement, there will be costs involved. Before we make any decisions, we all need to clearly understand who pays, how much and who benefits - click headline or photo

Comment: Harper government declares war on pensions

Jun 13, 2013 - 392 comments

If those at the top end can save enough to retire comfortably, that’s fine. But in the world view of the Harper Conservatives, those who are not so fortunate should just keep on working, at minimal wages if necessary, until they drop - click headline or photo

Pensions: Quebec proposal deserves serious consideration

Jun 09, 2013 - 8 comments

...For the remaining 75 per cent of the private sector workers who have no workplace pension at all, they are dependent on their own RRSP savings - click headline or photo