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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

Senators aim to help Canadians age well

Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Step one is done and step two is already underway for the Special Senate Committee on Aging, which released its interim report, Embracing the Challenge of Aging, on March 1. The committee, chaired by Senator Sharon Carstairs, was given the broad...

Tories set up new National Seniors Council

Apr 01, 2007 - 5 comments

Want to advise federal Health Minister Tony Clement or Senator Marjory LeBreton, minister responsible for seniors, on seniors policy? Too late now. The ministers grandly announced the creation of a new National Seniors Council on March 5 to advise the federal...

New job for Howie?

Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

I enjoyed the write-up on Howie Mandel (February Forever Young). He is so down to earth on his show Deal or No Deal. Heard on the news that Bob Barker, who was also on your cover, will soon retire from The...

The invisible woman

Apr 01, 2007 - 13 comments

I have entered that magical age known as The Golden Years. But not only am I now golden, I am also becoming invisible. You think I exaggerate? Think again. Now only am I now an old bag, I am now a...

Big hairy deal

News&Views, News Photo
Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

From the statistical to the ridiculous: Two American hypesters, real estate developer Donald Trump and wrestling mogul Vince McMahon, have taken their would-be "feud" to another level, with Trump challenging McMahon to a "hair match" that will take place at WrestleMania...

Kuerti, McCorkle win German music prize

News&Views, News Photo
Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Canadian pianist Anton Kuerti has been selected as one of two recipients of Germany's 2007 Schumann Prize. The prize is given every two years by the Robert-Schumann-Gesellschaft in association with the city of Zwickau, birthplace of composer Robert Schumann. Kuerti, 68,...

Everybody's doing it

News&Views, News Photo
Apr 01, 2007 - 5 comments

Technology rules! Everything from banking and grocery shopping to reading and research can be done on-line. Want to investigate a certain disease, try a new recipe, explore another country? Google it. Google, a new universal verb, will even solve your dating...

Did you know?

Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

The Junos were named after former Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission boss Pierre Juneau. The current chairman of the CRTC is a fellow named Konrad von Finckenstein. Just think -- if he had been in the job back when the Junos...

65-plus cohort is taking over

Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Forget granny glasses and rocking chairs. Think working, active and internet surfing. That's the face of Canadian seniors we can expect to see during the next 20 years, according to a report released in February by Statistics Canada. "Really what we're...

The seniors agenda

Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

It's been hard to avoid the paroxysms of self-congratulation at various levels within the ruling federal Conservatives in recent times as they have unveiled all manner of programs, policies and initiatives designed, they would have you believe, to improve the lives...