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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

Abs gain and no pain

Mar 01, 2007 - 4 comments

It seems too good to be true: a flatter and more toned stomach with no workout! But that's the promise of the Slendertone belt. The belt is intended to be worn as part of an eight-week program. Wear it for 20...

Can't take the heat? Stay in the kitchen

Jul 01, 2006 - 4 comments

Summer means fun in the sun to many. To seniors, however, the heat can bring serious health risks — even death. It may be better to stay in air-conditioned indoors rather than with the sun worshipers outside. It could be healthier...

No end in sight for doctor shortage

Dec 01, 2004 - 4 comments

A new study indicates that the situation in Canada will get worse before it gets better. Thousands of Canadians who are without the services of a family doctor should not expect the situation to change any time soon. Results of a...

Ontario health website wins Webby

Jun 01, 2004 - 3 comments

Ontario’s health portal to the internet has taken on the world and won in the international online equivalent of the Oscars The United States had two contenders. Both Australia and Scotland had high hopes. But Ontario — specifically the Ontario health...

Medicare moves welcomed

Jan 02, 2004 - 4 comments

Health care professionals are optimistic about proposed provincial legislation to keep medicine in the public domain.   While still many months away from being passed, the provincial Liberal government's proposed Medicare reforms have raised the hopes of health professionals. "We hope...

Do or dial

Health, General Health Slideshow
Dec 01, 2003 - 3 comments

As SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) plays havoc with Ontario’s health-care system, temporarily shutting down some hospitals and severely limiting access to others, provincial 24-hour health advice phone lines, such as Ontario’s Telehealth, British Columbia’s Nurse Line and Quebec’s Info Santé...

Anti-aging products selling, Nov 2003

Nov 01, 2003 - 4 comments

Good news for doctors of chiropractic who expand their practices into anti-aging, reports the U.S. website Chiropractic Economics: Demand for anti-aging products is expected to increase over 11 per cent a year to $29 billion in 2007, propelled by a stream...

FYI Feature Nutrition

Jun 01, 2003 - 4 comments

In previous editions of FYI, when talking about health and wellness issues, there has always been a section on nutrition. Why is that? Because nutrition is directly linked to the incidence of illness in the population. According to the World Health...

Dietitians reccomend variety

Jun 01, 2003 - 4 comments

Variety truly is the spice of life. According to the Dietitians of Canada, "Recent surveys show that most seniors do not eat enough grain products, milk products and vegetables and fruits." Part of the challenge, they suggest, is not just the...

Kidney Disease Affects 1 in 5

Mar 01, 2003 - 4 comments

Most people have a vague idea of what the kidneys do – something to do with filtering out the bad stuff and going to bathroom. While that’s partially true, it’s only part of the story. Kidney function has a role to...