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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.
Original Caring

Original Caring

Despite the fact that building completion is not expected for another few months, officials at a brand new Canmore seniors' community say sales have already been brisk.

Advent of spring sees birds on the move.

I am starting to see and hear quite a few birds visiting my Oliver neighbourhood as the weather continues to warm up.

The Importance of Coverage

When the worst happens, if you haven't purchased travel medical insurance you could be in serious financial trouble. The opposite is also true.

A Year of Days

Writing is great therapy. Putting pen to page helps work through emotions, reduces anxiety and empowers the writer.

Infrequently Asked Questions

This year marks the fifth instalment of the Royal Alberta Museum's Questions and Collections: Research in the Museum lecture series.

Donations, Funding for Easter Seals Alberta

Marlene Melnychuk has been disabled ever since she developed encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, as a toddler. Left with the use of only one hand and leg, Melnychuk had to learn to walk and talk all over again.

The End of Ageism

Until I turned sixty-six, I lived for decades as an unreflecting and unapologetic ageist. I'm not a mean-spirited person; I pride myself on being open-minded and progressive.