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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

Women’s Brain Health Initiative recommends Brain Food

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“For many of the risk factors for cognitive decline, nutrition and diet play an important role in either preventing them or reducing their effects,” says Beck, who has joined forces with the Women’s Brain Health Initiative to educate Canadians about the relationship between a healthy diet and a healthy brain. - click headline

November is Diabetes Month: Insulin may contribute to obesity

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Nov 16, 2013 - 111 comments

Insulin, diet, obesity and type 2 diabetes: uncovering new links / Diabetes drug may improve ovarian cancer survival / Diabetes victims at higher risk for flu, stroke - click headline

Diabetics: Shun southern sun

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As research keeps uncovering more links between diabetes and cancer, and since skin cancer is the most common cancer in this country and is on the rise, it pays to be prepared to make summertime safer - click headline or photo

Study links diabetes, hearing loss

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Jan 28, 2013 - 21 comments

Diabetes-related hearing loss is greater among woman as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well-controlled with medication - click headline or photo

Obesity / Exercise, weight loss / Medication news / Sleep on it

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Health, Diabetes Photo
Dec 02, 2012 - 2154 comments

A specialist in treating this condition calls on the medical profession to get onboard / Exercise and weight loss not enough / Good medication news / Sleep on it - click headline or photo

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit: what is and isn’t eligible

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Seniors can now get a $1,500 annual tax credit on up to $10,000 in renovations making their homes safer to live in - click headline or photo

Bean there: Harvard report lists positive benefits of coffee

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...possible protective effects from everything from Parkinson’s disease to diabetes to some types of cancer - click headline or photo for details and link

Noon Spotlight: New glucose monitor and new medication

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Health, Diabetes Photo
Nov 15, 2011 - 6 comments

New tools and medications make life and disease management easier for patients

Tues. Spotlight: Diabetes does not mean a life of bland meals

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Health, Diabetes, Lifestyle, Food Slideshow
Nov 15, 2011 - 7 comments

A diagnosis of diabetes doesn’t have to signal a lifetime of bland meals. Two new cookbooks, one Canadian and one with a Mediterranean flair, offer proof. Click for more info.

Diabetic Delights: Canadian and Mediterranean recipes add life

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Health, Diabetes, Lifestyle, Food Slideshow
Nov 15, 2011 - 20 comments

Mozzarella, Tomato, and Chickpea Salad / Israeli Orange and Honey-Glazed Chicken with Almonds / Orange and Sprout Salad / Vegetable Frittata