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Spice it Up With Beneficial Oils

Ever since a study was published that supposedly exploded the myth around saturated fats not being artery cloggers after all, the Internet has exploded with products touting the health benefits of plant based oils.
The Hazeldens: A Portrait in Semi-Retirement

The Hazeldens: A Portrait in Semi-Retirement

Typically, a 50-old-worker in Canada will work 16 more years until retirement but Wayne and Susan Hazelden have bucked the trend among their peers.
Tommy Banks: A Frank Admirer

Tommy Banks: A Frank Admirer

For a half century Frank Sinatra reinvented the big band jazz genre with his masterful interpretive singing and brought audiences to their knees.

Now Hear This: Audiologists Give Free Hearing Tests

Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent health issues facing older Canadians and a major cause of disability. According to the latest results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey, nearly half of Canadians over the age of 60 have hearing loss.

A Road Less Travelled

Debbie Lloyd has a long and fulfilling career in the travel business. Her passion and first love is people and travel. So how natural it is that she was one of the first in her industry to offer tours specifically for women way back in 2002.

A Road Less Travelled

Debbie Lloyd has a long and fulfilling career in the travel business. Her passion and first love is people and travel. So how natural it is that she was one of the first in her industry to offer tours specifically for women way back in 2002.

The Perfect Vacation: Palm Springs

Palm Springs is usually considered a great holiday draw, with an ideal dry heat that is comfortable for seniors and grandchildren alike. Another advantage in is its accessibility from Edmonton; it's a less than four hour flight. If you're taking the grandchildren along, there are tons of activities that make it an attraction for families.
Are You a Super Senior?

Are You a Super Senior?

In the early 1920s, average life expectancy for Canadians was 60; now we can expect to live into our 80s. But there have always been exceptions-people like the former world's oldest person, a Japanese woman named Misao Okawa.

One for All, All for One

Terri Loblaw began curling in her early twenties but says she didn't get really serious until she was over 50. "If you want to get more serious and competitive it doesn't matter how old you are," Loblaw says. She never expected to be going to Europe to battle for the world championship.
Hit the Highway to Hawaii

Hit the Highway to Hawaii

Hawaii is a popular getaway destination for Canadians and no wonder: it is one of the biggest hot spots for tourism in the world and maintains mild temperatures year-long. Recently, my daughter and I spent eight days in Maui along with numerous other tourists of all nationalities, in Kihei where we stayed.