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Women don't climb ladders

How many times have you heard a man say, “I’m not sick”? They say it because they don’t want to be sick and, if they are sick, they don’t want to know about it.

The Girl on the rock

The answer to the old boys’ question, “Who do we get to spend eternity with?” is everyone we ever loved. All the moments of your life that were given to, shared with a specific person can only belong to that person.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

A taste of Down Under

Travel, Cruising Photo
Oct 16, 2009 - 4 comments

Its brilliant white sails gleaming in the sunlight as if poised to fly out of its great harbour, Sydney's spectacular Opera House greeted us as we sailed majestically under the city's famed “Coat Hanger" Harbour Bridge. Our ship, the Celebrity Mercury,...

SNOWBIRDS/ Pensacola: Florida’s western gateway

Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Oct 14, 2009 - 186 comments

For what's considered a fairly small town, Pensacola has some fairly big bragging rights: Cradle of Naval Aviation, America's First European Settlement. City of Five Flags and western gateway to the Sunshine State. Noted mainly for its pristine beaches – it's...

Snowbird overview, 2009

Oct 13, 2009 - 4 comments

This winter, John and Sharon Minthorn will pack their fifth-wheel camper-trailer and spend four days on the road to Texas, where they will escape the winter in their home community of Kincardine in southwestern Ontario. The couple has made the journey...

Mediclim - nice weather, eh?

Health, Arthritis Photo
Sep 25, 2009 - 4 comments

Ann Gliddon always knew that her arthritis pain heralded a change in the weather. And that her migraines and asthma attacks were linked to atmospheric fluctuations. That doctors pooh-poohed such notions was exasperating to her. “Doctors say ‘well you can’t tell,...

Survey seeks older drivers who have lost licences

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

Getting behind the wheel is a rite of passage for young people as they make the transition from youth to adult. Throughout the rest of life the ability to drive symbolizes freedom and independence for many. So what is the impact...

Go 'Left Coast'

Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Dec 10, 2008 - 5 comments

Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem of Burlington, Ont. is a registered marriage and family therapist who slips away to Southwest Florida when she needs a quick touch-up to her tan. She recommends the area for good buys in accommodations "that aren't on the...

Caribbean islands beckon

Travel, Cruising Photo
Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

This is the special time to of year to cruise the Caribbean. From October to April, the soothing waters and gentle trade winds are at their best. This particular season appears especially attractive for a couple of reasons. With the declining...

PILING ON/ McCain's age was election issue

News&Views, News Photo
Dec 10, 2008 - 3 comments

The Pennsylvia misstep was one in a series of McCain flubs and references to bygone eras during the campaign. Indeed, pundits suggested that the age issue proved to be an election deal-breaker. McCain, seeking to become the oldest person ever elected...

Too much Zoomer

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

Reading the Forever Young November issue, I am in agreement with Joseph Forma of Toronto. I am sick of listening to the word "Zoomers" and certain Znaimer is collecting royalties for each time the word is used! I also listen to...

A world gone mad

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

I am appalled that the world governments have allowed the banks and other financial institutions to create this current mess. Banks send out credit cards to anyone of voting age; encourage people to borrow against inflated house values; and buy overpriced...