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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.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Insights: ALC lifestyle is a new beginning, secure and special

Apr 19, 2012 - 5 comments

Adult lifestyle communities are for people who want to maximize the social, recreational and financial advantages that can be realized as they move into this next phase of life.

Loving their Loyalist ALC life

Apr 02, 2012 - 4 comments

The McCormacks didn’t know retirement life could be so much fun - click headline or photo for their story

Sunday Spotlight: A glossary for Adult Lifestyle shoppers

Apr 01, 2012 - 12 comments

The smorgasbord of ownership options in adult lifestyle communities means lots of options, and a learning curve for buyers - click headline or photo

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

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...

Wunderkind helps Lambton County recruit empty nesters

Nov 03, 2011 - 200 comments

Lynden Evers is not merely a student intern looking to absorb the wisdom of his elders. The 17-year-old founder of his own marketing firm known as Pro Motion Ads has an important role working alongside Ted Zatylny, project leader for the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership in charge of attracting new for the story.

Sat. Spotlight: Boomer housing needs change the landscape

Oct 22, 2011 - 5 comments

• Growth in adult lifestyle communities • Granny-flats concept never took off •‘Extended Nesting' – downsizing trend for some countered by the need to accommodate rebound children and even grandchildren for others • Maintenance-free condos give freedom from tedious household chores • Mega-communities such as The Villages in Florida change the urban landscape

Buyers as young as 40s-50s inquiring about ALC housing market / Boomer trends


The age adage that “60 is the new 40” has become a mantra for baby boomers as they barrel into retirement. And it’s impacting when they start looking for a place to spend that phase of life and what they want...

New Homes – the FYI spring 2011 directory

Apr 05, 2011 - 4 comments

Eastern Ontario Albion Woods: Ottawa. Detached bungalows. Of Note: Golf next door; close to Rideau River.  877-860-4889 or 613-822-4530; Brighton By The Bay: Brighton. Detached bungalows. Of Note: On Presqu’ile Bay; close to provincial park with beaches, campground. 800-418-6918 or...