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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.


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

Monday Spotlight: Making friends at RiverBend ALC

Mar 26, 2012 - 5 comments

Robert and Janet Chartrand believe they’ve found the ideal retirement lifestyle - click headline or photo for story

Keyboard-optional tablet, not the usual inkjet, new car smell

Feb 20, 2012 - 17 comments

Lenovo Ideatablet S2 / HP Envy 110 Printer
 / Sharp Plasmacluster Ion Air Purifier

Adult Lifestyle: Ice fishing, dog sledding and more rec options

Feb 17, 2012 - 11 comments

When the snow flies, adult lifestyle community residents are not hibernating. They’re finding a wealth of outdoor fun-in-the-sun-and-snow activities - click headline or photo

Communities in Essex County enjoy ‘southern’ lifestyle

Jan 31, 2012 - 5 comments

...and these are just a couple of reasons the Windsor-Essex County region, with its half-dozen adult lifestyle communities, is becoming a magnet for Canadians across the country looking for an ideal retirement home - click for more...

Retirement reality check


This second annual survey of 50+ Canadians’ expectations of and experiences in retirement indicates retirees (PURPLE BAR) spend less time travelling and volunteering than pre-retirees (GREY BAR) expect that they will and more time taking care of their health and finances - click for survey information...

Tues. Spotlight: Heels drop and Boomer parents delay moving

Dec 06, 2011 - 5 comments

Heel heights predicted to drop / Boomer parents delay moving due to adult for info..

Wednesday Spotlight - Holiday Decorating: All dressed up

Nov 30, 2011 - 4 comments

Do-it-yourself decorators often rely on tried and true themes but for homeowners wishing to splurge, a decorating specialist can turn the splendour up a notch - click headline for more photos and ideas

Look it up, Toronto - area services and links

Nov 23, 2011 - 2 comments

FOR SENIORS AND CAREGIVERS Advocacy and Services | Attractions and Entertainment | Beauty | Bereavement | Finance | Health Care (including Home Care) | Housing (including Adult Lifestyle Communities, Long-Term Care) | Toronto...

Mon. Spotlight - Repurposing: School project due next year

Housing, New projects Slideshow
Nov 21, 2011 - 6 comments

One of several repurposed heritage buildings on his resume, Harry Stinson’s Stinson School Lofts will retain special features of the old school building including a grand walnut staircase. Click for more info...

Look it up, Hamilton and Halton - area services and links

Nov 17, 2011 - 69 comments

City of Hamilton 905-546-CITY(2489) Residents in Campbellville: 905-634-2971 Residents with a 519 area code: 519-647-2577 My Hamilton Online Greater for more