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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

The friends you keep

May 01, 2007 - 4 comments

The latest edition of New Scientist, out of the UK, offered new analysis of a concept that was first described in 1972 by social psychologist Irving Janis: Groupthink. It is defined as the tendency of people to be susceptible to the...

Older Workers bolster bottom line

May 01, 2007 - 4 comments

The value of older workers is rising steadily, belying the stereotypical view of doddering old grey heads clutching at corporate positions eagerly sought by rising young stars. Competition for talent is heating up as the 75-million-plus baby boomers of North America...

Loren oldest to pose for Pirelli

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

In the better late than never department: Forever Young has got its hands on a couple of images from the day-long photo shoot that took place in California last summer with Sophia Loren, then 71, proving she is still pinup material....

Fighting climate change

Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Now that politicians of all stripes are singing the green tune, our task is to make sure that they understand the lyrics. It needs to be made clear that the growth phase of the human story is drawing to a close,...

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,...