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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

FYI Going Green: Green leadership

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Jun 20, 2013 - 8 comments

A number of Ontario’s lifestyle communities have earned recognition as they build and incorporate practices with the goal of reducing their footprint on the environment - click headline or photo

FYI Going Green: Modern garden / Water watch

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Jun 06, 2013 - 16 comments

Canada, with its numerous lakes and huge land mass, doesn’t really have to worry about conserving water, right? - click headline or photo

Adult Lifestyle Communities close to home: GTA and environs

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May 28, 2013 - 9 comments

Lifestyle communities in and around the GTA offer proximity to big-city amenities in peaceful and laid-back locales - click headline or photo

Save by painting, new doors or splurge and add new appliances

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Apr 23, 2013 - 1058 comments

Take a guess which rooms in the home are the focus of most inquiries when it comes to indoor renovations - click headline or photo

Ontario tax credit covers some renovations done by seniors

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A household that spends $10,000 on eligible home renovations potentially can get back $1,500. The tax credit has a $10,000 maximum per couple. Qualified applicants must be 65 years or older by the end of the year...- click headline or photo

Trends: Moving targets

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Apr 13, 2013 - 5 comments

Who’s moving and who’s staying put, boomers were asked in recent survey - click headline or photo

Fast facts on Ontario Retirement Homes

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Apr 02, 2013 - 5 comments

What is a retirement home? - click headline or photo

Call it Home: Ranch, villas, bungalows, bungalofts

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Housing Slideshow
Mar 30, 2013 - 4 comments

FYI endeavours to clarify and define the style of home behind the variety of descriptors in today’s adult lifestyle communities - click headline or photo

Wonderful windows

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Mar 02, 2013 - 5 comments

Choosing new windows not as easy as it seems, with due consideration needed to directional exposure and many other factors.

Way down south: Cost of living research hypes Costa Rica life

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Housing, Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Feb 24, 2013 - 11 comments

The report flagged the Grecia region in Costa Rica as a key location for low-cost, high-value real estate abroad - click headline or photo