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Any way you say it, it does get attention. It’s a new category with posts of information, commentary and opinions for the benefit of our site visitors but not just those 55+.


Christmas EMERGENCY Phones 
Click for more INFORMATION
______________________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 ____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’  a site for those whose roots are elsewhere. If you’re from elsewhere, return “home” for a bit with sounds from the ‘home.’ 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



From NAKINA...: Dec. 17 - Readers Write We got another lode of Inbound emails from the readership this week and this one could be filed under 'words of wisdom' or maybe just 'common sense'. Check 'em out: *Whoever said diamonds are a girl's … Continue reading
SEX: Eye test to confirm sex drive - If you can read the first three letters, you're good to go... If your are able to identify the gender of the optometrist, you're really ready! Reg
SEX: Senior sex – shocking and revolting - An old English couple in a sexual escapade... The husband leans over and asks his wife, 'Do you remember the first time we had sex together over fifty years ago? We went behind the village tavern where you … Continue reading
CHRISTMAS: Six tips for surviving the holidays - Agreement is not always possible, but combative conflict can be minimized. Relationships: Make sure your expectations are realistic. Consider what makes you happy, how many people you can visit, how much cooking you can do, and how much … Continue reading
SEX: SEX TIPS FOR THE OLDER CROWD - Torrid, flaming, hot, pounding sex...still achievable but the kindling needs to be enhanced and changed.   Senior sex: Tips for older men What you can do to maintain a healthy and enjoyable sex life as you grow older. … Continue reading
AGEING: Visitors talk about ageing….[ a series ] - Site visitors have written comments about ageing. Read what they wrote. Each week another visitor's comments about ageing will be presented. From Ed... I am turning 83. My mind and spirit are the same as they were 40 years … Continue reading
AGEISM: Can we cheat ageing? - Can we cheat ageing? Diego Arguedaz Ortiz, Beth Sagar Fenton and Helena Merriman Click to view full article:  Cheat ageing possibly?
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