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Christmas EMERGENCY Phones 
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______________________Thanks to Councillor Shaheen Butt

An excellent website for all things medical, from symptoms to medications. Click WEB MD


He’s checking:  team, sleigh and naughty/nice lists!

Days to launch…

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Pickering corporation adds Christmas cheer to the City of Pickering.

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Christmas sites for all kids:

NORAD_______________________just for kids
CHRISTMAS CULTURES ____for older “kids”… International

just for the kids

Click the site, pour an eggnog, put on some Christmas music and enjoy as the kids play.

SALVATION ARMY  kettles in malls.

Give as generously as you can for the many people needing help.


New category:  BEAUTY, added to the AGEING section.

As we are closer to the ‘beast‘ than to the ‘beauty,’ we confess all posts to BEAUTY will definitely be based on research, not first-hand knowledge.

Check out Ageless HAIRSTYLES


Our newest contributor, Lisa Ireland, a professional registered dietitian writes about improving your health, better dieting and eating habits.



Fermo says, “I’m vaccinated. How about you?”

Get your flu shot. For others’ sake.

Phone your doctor. Get vaccinated. Even some local pharmacies do it (Phone them to confirm.) Read more at FLU 

Seniors get  SUPER FLU SHOTS . It is covered by OHIP.


Just FUN !
‘Radio Garden’  an Internet site everyone who roots are elsewhere. If you’re are from elsewhere, return “home” for a bit with sounds from the ‘home’ country. Enjoy radio from your country of origin anywhere on the globe. An amazing app, easy to use and great fun. It’ll warm your heart hearing homeland music at this special time of the year.


In loving memory, they now sing in the   HEAVENLY CHOIR



BRUNO's ramblings...: Bruno sends his Christmas greetings to everyone -   Special Christmas greetings... Darlene and Bruno
NEWS from the City: Adults 55+ newsletter – WINTER EDITION 2018 - City of Pickering Adults 55+ WINTER newsletter.
RICHARD's desk...: AMICA PICKERING starts digging - AMICA PICKERING Lifestyle residence has started diggin' Amica Pickering is building a new lifestyle residence for seniors in Pickering. The Pickering City councillors put the first shovels into the ground in December launching the development which will see … Continue reading
EVENTS: Amica: a promise of better life style for Pickering residents - Amica, a better living lifestyle for Pickering seniors launches in the coming year. Seniors in Pickering will see the launch of a new living lifestyle project in 2019 created by the partnership of Amica Senior Lifestyles and Rockport developers. Amica … Continue reading
From NAKINA...: Damaged ‘bird’ finger, regretting sale of firearm…. - And she just sat in her car texting.... We'd Been Here.... at Harris Place in The Telephone City for two months and two days before yours truly had my first tumble/fall....last Monday whilst going into the TD Bank … Continue reading
ERMA's desk...: Immigration, not the universal panacea for some - Immigration, a very stressful solution for every new immigrant. Immigration, a term which needs no elaboration or redefining, for most of us, simply put, it is a human movement where there is a written agreement between different countries/colonies … Continue reading
MUST READS: The SISTERS, Nancy Jensen - Nancy Jensen’s powerful debut novel illuminates the far-reaching power of family and family secrets. The Sisters Nancy Jensen Growing up in hardscrabble Kentucky in the 1920s, with their mother dead and their stepfather an ever-present threat, Bertie Fischer … Continue reading
CHRISTMAS: What we’ve become… - Times have changed us...a lot. Read what we've become... 8:00 am:      I made a snowman. 8:10 am:      A feminist passed by and asked me why I didn't make a snow woman. 8:15 am:      So, I made a snow … Continue reading
EVENTS: Add some SPICE to your life -  An opportunity to discuss the possibility of self-employment for those beyond 55. Sounds interesting if you are interested in starting a business, working again but for yourself.
GRIPES: #metoo…until equality and mutual respect are reached - Mutual respect, total equality, great goals. However, turning back the hands of time may not be so right! Where is the line in the sand for this equality movement? All genders, all sexes are equal as human beings. … Continue reading
NEWS: Fireworks at City Council first meeting - The newly elected Council of the City of Pickering met Dec. 3. Warm, fuzzy meeting with no actual fireworks. Nostalgia, many thank you's, much display of appreciation, that's what the first meeting of the newly elected council of … Continue reading
COMPUTERS: Organize everything into just THREE FOLDERS - Organize all your data/emails into just THREE FOLDERS Put all your data, all your emails into just THREE FOLDERS and you computer life will be wonderfully simplified. Organize all your data/emails into just THREE FOLDERS Data organization is … Continue reading
AGEING: Everyone loses when seniors avoid using technology - Fake news photo? Possibly. More and more seniors are avoiding the use of technology, to their own loss and detriment. But it is reality and studies are validating the truth of this claim. The U of T has … Continue reading
SCAMS - FRAUDS ALERT: If they phone you, hang up ! -  We've told you before and say it again, if they phone you out of the blue, then it's a scam. When Tech Support Calls You About a PC Problem, it’s Probably a Scam Mike Epstein Lifehacker It’s tech … Continue reading