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Newswire & Blogs

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.

BOB'S BLOG: History repeating itself says crusading author, 91

The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Sergeant hightailed it in the gloom of London’s Christ Church

Other than nabbing a suspect, there’s nothing more satisfying to a young constable than putting one over on his sergeant.

Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction to headline Kitchener's Big Music Fest

Big Music Fest will also feature Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction and several other popular bands as it returns to McLennan Park in Kitchener from July 10-12.

Echoes of Bobby Gimby: Ottawa-area township salutes 1967

1967 will be coming alive again at this year's Heritage Day celebration being hosted by the Goulbourn Township Historical Society on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Newmarket judge says no to racist will

Maple man Eric Spence, who died two years ago at 71, tried to disinherit one of his two daughters because she had a baby with a white man.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Caregivers: Disaster Planning - When 911 Isn't Enough

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Seniors are among the most vulnerable when natural disaster strikes, which is why they and their caregivers should be prepared. Many wide-ranging natural disasters have been associated with the phenomenon of climate change, and Canada is not immune. Earlier this year,...

Nurses I Have Known

Sep 03, 2008 - 5 comments

From an all-business, long-ago nurse named Potter to a modern-day charmer named Candy, I must say I have been pretty lucky in my encounter with practitioners of the nursing profession. I met my first nurse 84 years ago in a small...

Who's zooming who?

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

What do you think of the "zoomer" concept? Ten years ago in July this publication, then known as Today's Seniors, was rebranded as Forever Young and we subsequently took heat as some readers, resisting the change, complained that it disrespected those...

The hazards of mobile music

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Your article on air quality in the July issue of Forever Young was interesting, since so many people are out jogging or walking on smoggy days. I'd like to point out another hazard: iPods - and it's not just young people...

Career tips for workers over 50

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Both above and below the U.S. border, more and more aging boomers are choosing to continue to work longer than was the trend even a decade ago. In Canada, the Special Senate Committee on Aging reported earlier this year that the...

60...50...40... Are you truly fit to drive?

Health, General Health Slideshow
Aug 12, 2008 - 4 comments

Baby boomers are big on fitness. They want to be fit to work, fit to play. But what about fit to drive? Most boomers, when they think of older problem drivers, visualize the stereotypical elderly person behind the wheel, the one...

Workout in a wheelchair

Aug 12, 2008 - 4 comments

A U.S. firm, AliMed inc., has launched a workout kit for wheelchair patients. Skil-Care's Wheelchair Workout allows patients to obtain a complete full-body workout with assistance from a therapist or caregiver. There's never need for the therapist to lift, move or...

Cardiac care: the next generation

Aug 12, 2008 - 4 comments

An Ontario man is the first Canadian to benefit from new technology that's being labeled the way of the future in cardiac care. George Woods, 73, of Midland was implanted with a wireless defibrillator that not only administers electrical shocks to...

Damage control

Health, Skin Care Photo
Aug 12, 2008 - 4 comments

I'll bet your mom used to shoo you out to "play in the fresh air and sunshine." Unfortunately, today, the air isn't as fresh and, more seriously, thanks to damage we have inflicted on the ozone layer, sunshine is actually the...

Pineapple: Symbol of hospitality

Lifestyle, Food Photo
Aug 12, 2008 - 4 comments

Did you know the typical supermarket has more than 20,000 different foods available? Yet, most people purchase the same foods week after week, limiting themselves to about 100 items. Nutrition has become one of the hottest topics around as more and...