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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 tool to change lives

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

A Changing Melody, the annual conference for people suffering early-stage dementia and their partners in care, has been changing lives since it was first held in 2004. This year, at the fifth and final conference, held in Toronto in November, a...

The Shows Never Stop

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

With Donny and Marie Osmond joining such headliners as Bette Midler, Cher, Elton John and Barry Manilow, Las Vegas has a distinctly 1970s retro feel. In addition to these resident headliners, Las Vegas boasts the Jersey Boys now playing at The...

Schayes in good company

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

I saw your item about Jewish basketball players and Dolph Schayes in the November edition. I saw and knew Schayes when he was a 16-year-old playing for New York University and later as a Syracuse National, when I was sports editor...

Fable for our times

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

Frank Capra's 1946 film fantasy, It's A Wonderful Life, flopped with the critics on its debut in 1946, but the public gradually turned it into a perennial Christmas classic to rank alongside White Christmas, Miracle on 34th Street, and A Christmas...

Healthy tastes of the season

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

Wild rice spices up the dinner, brunch or buffet table. Mary Sue Waisman's Wild Rice Salad With Dried Fruits and Mint (from her new cookbook Flavour First - Delicious Food to Bring the Family Back to the Table) is a versatile...

80-year-olds prosper after heart surgery

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

Patients in their 80s and even in their 90s can successfully undergo major cardiac surgery, allowing them to enjoy years of enhanced quality of life, Drs. Kevin Lachapelle and Rakesh Chaturvedi told a Canadian Cardiovascular Congress audience in Toronto in November....

No need for concern: CPP boss

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

The Canada Pension Plan lost $10.3-billion during the early weeks of the worst global stock-market crash in generations. David Denison, president of the CPP Investment Board, acknowledges more of Canadians' retirement savings have evaporated since the end of September. Denison urged...

Tyson records Cherry tribute

Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

If craggy American character actor Harry Dean Stanton warbled professionally he'd probably sound like Canadian folk patriarch Ian Tyson on his new album Yellowhead to Yellowstone and other Love Stories, released by Stony Plain Records on Nov. 11. At age 75,...

A crowd pleaser: Madeleine Greey's Fast Focaccia

Lifestyle, Food Photo
Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

The holidays are when family and friends gather and so food columnist and author Madeleine Greey offers us this favourite recipe for focaccia. "I love to bake bread and one of the biggest crowd pleasers is always homemade pizza," she says....

Retirement 101 comes to Oakville

People Slideshow
Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

Premier Publications and Shows and Forever Young hosted a day-long session of learning and insight on Nov. 19 as the Retirement 101 show made its first appearance in Oakville. The event was held at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts...