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SOUTHBOUND BLOG: Travel to Alabama’s Gulf Coast with Southern this Winter

Southern’s eclectic mixture of private vacation homes and high and mid-rise condominiums ensures a property for every taste and budget of those staying and playing along the Gulf Coast.

BOB'S BLOG: Hummingbirds take off for another year

The Ontario Hummingbird Project website includes migration maps, feeding tips and more.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Major drama for Toronto cops during Hurricane Hazel

Hurricane Hazel packed a punch unlike anything in Toronto's history and for emergency workers including police officers, it was a night of harrowing experiences.

Ryder Cup host Gleneagles in Scotland named Best Golf Resort in the World

The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scottland has been named ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for the third year running at The 2014 Ultratravel 100 Awards.

SOUTHBOUND BLOG: Experience Northwest Florida with Southern Vacation Rentals this Winter

Retreat from the colder climates of the North and travel to the beautiful beaches of Northwest Florida with Southern Vacation Rentals this winter.

CBC goes heavy on Royal Family programming in Sept.

Royal watchers will want to mark their TV viewing schedules to catch these five documentaries on the British Royal family this month.

VIDEO: Author Isabelle Allende on aging with passion, from TED2014

Author Isabelle Allende on aging with passion, from TED2014

Blue Rodeo, Serena Ryder thrill Elora audience

It's impossible to say who was most impressive at Riverfest Elora 2014, held at Elora’s Bissell Park on Aug. 22 and 23.

BOB'S BLOG: The Beatles Invade Port Dover

John B. Lee, the Poet Laureate of both Brantford and Norfolk County, became a Beatles fan on Feb. 9, 1964.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Mixed emotions for soldiers returning home

The first stop after reaching Mersey Dock was at the nearest English pub.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Kitchener community marks milestone

Dec 20, 2007 - 155 comments

Phrases like "aging in place" and "continuum of care," now part of the lexicon of retirement living, were far from common back in 1972, when Hugh and Pamela MacLean purchased and renovated the abandoned St. Jerome's College dormitory in Kitchener to...

Origin offers garden flats in Mississauga

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

The traditional condo suite is getting a new twist at Origin Evergreen, a new retirement community taking shape in Mississauga, with the release of a set of "garden flats." Buyers who want to trade the hassles of home ownership for the...

Avoiding a parent problem

Dec 20, 2007 - 5 comments

If you have an elderly parent who lives alone, you may be concerned about their physical or emotional well-being, or both. Especially if the parent does not live close by or is clearly not managing well, you may wonder whether you...

B.C. invests in energy efficiency

Dec 20, 2007 - 3 comments

The B.C. government is investing $600,000 to expand a successful pilot project that will add energy-efficient features to 90 additional social-housing developments. "The new features will save electricity, help reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and allow energy cost-savings to be directed to increased...

Retirement does not last for many

Dec 20, 2007 - 5 comments

Two thirds of retirees - 65 per cent - plan to stay retired, reports a recent survey conducted by the U.S.-based company Financial Freedom. However, the 35 per cent of seniors who plan to work in retirement offered surprising reasons for...

Thomas column insensitive

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

I have read a number of columns by William Thomas over the years and know that he can be genuinely funny without denigrating people or their beliefs. It was, therefore, disappointing to read his column in the November edition of Forever...

No respect for differences

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

Re: Lionel Darby letter, October. I am amused. When I started school over 75 years ago, the chants of the children then on the streets was, "Protestant, Protestant, ring the bell, Catholic, Catholic go to hell." Of course it was reversed...

A diner's dilemma

Dec 20, 2007 - 6 comments

It's around this time of year, with everything dying - flowers, leaves, Stephane Dion's political life - that I start to feel old. But I can't. I'm not allowed to. I'm a baby boomer. We are not aging. We are gaining...

Transition at Metroland

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

A major transition was announced at the top Metroland corporate levels in November. Here's the text of the official notice issued Nov. 15: Torstar Corporation has announced that Murray Skinner, President of Metroland Media Group, will retire effective July 1, 2008...

An hour with Marilyn

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

While at a six-hour appointment at the Holland Orthopedic Centre this week, I was trying to entertain my 80-year-old Mum as I shuttled her via wheelchair from the lab to various doctors, nurses, etc. while she was undergoing countless tests for...