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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.

BOB'S BLOG: History repeating itself says crusading author, 91

The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Bridges of Seaforth

Jun 01, 2006 - 4 comments

After years of dreaming and planning — not to mention the intrusion  of some pesky salmon  — a new golf-course community in the small town of Seaforth in the heart of southwestern Ontario is finally taking shape. Construction of the first...

Amica builds in Ottawa’s Westboro Park

Mar 01, 2006 - 4 comments

Ottawa is about to get a new luxury retirement-living residence, in the affluent Westboro neighbourhood, 10 minutes west of the downtown core. Amica Mature Lifestyles has partnered with Canaderel Stoneridge Equity Group, a developer of more than 140 sites in Ontario...

New Belleville condos

Mar 01, 2005 - 4 comments

A new adult-lifestyle condominium building is beginning to take shape in the heart of Belleville, Ont. Kings Court, the newest offering from award-winning Geertsma Homes, developer of a number of communities in the Belleville/ Prince Edward County/ Kingston region, broke ground...

La Perla

Feb 01, 2005 - 4 comments

Enclosed by forested hills, the sandy white beaches and turquoise waters of Nonsuch Bay, on the east coast of Antigua, are sometimes said to be one of the Caribbean island’s best-kept secrets. But not for long. On Oct. 22, Antigua’s President...

Amica mississauga

May 01, 2004 - 4 comments

The latest in a series of retirement residence developments from Amica Mature Lifestyles and the Daniels Corporation is about to take shape in the heart of Mississauga. Amica at City Centre, part of a 25-acre master-planned community, broke ground a month...

Housing Round-up

Mar 01, 2004 - 4 comments

British Columbia retirees looking ahead to a time when they may not be fully independent will soon have new housing options available to them. Developing a "campus of care" with a continuum of services has become a goal of several non-profit...

Deaf seniors, long term carehouse

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Oct 01, 2003 - 4 comments

The summer saw a significant ground-breaking ceremony take place in Barrie, Ont., on the site of Canada’s first long-term-care home to be operated for and by the deaf. It was significant for a number of reasons, according to Derek Rumball, assistant...

Rebuilt Davey Centre opens in the Sault

Oct 01, 2003 - 4 comments

When the rebuilt F.J. Davey Centre opens in Sault Ste Marie next March [2004], it will constitute the province’s largest new long-term-care bed development to date. But for 300-plus residents, the big thrill will be moving into brand-new quarters with more...

Mirasol project targets near retirees

Sep 01, 2003 - 4 comments

Round-up Notes by Ellen Ashton-Haiste Active older adults who eschew the term "senior" may find a philosophy to match their own at one of Florida’s newest housing developments, Mirasol at Celebration. The 209-unit luxury apartment community in Disney’s town of Celebration...

Abbeyfield volunteers reap honors

Jul 01, 2003 - 4 comments

It’s been a very good year for volunteers with Abbeyfield Houses of Canada, with honours pouring in, including 25 Queen’s Golden Jubilee medals. Getting double recognition is volunteer Terry White, of Port Alberni, B.C.  The founder and president of the Abbeyfield...