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A 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



City of Pickering SPOTLIGHT SERIES presents speakers on topic important to Adults 55+. The next presentation is about Home & Online Security. Read details on our COMMUNITY BOARD


The SALVATION ARMY launches its kettle donations in malls at this time of the year.

Give as generously as you can. There are many people still needing help and assistance.


The City of Pickering is committed to developing its first ever Age Friendly Community Plan.



Our newest contributor,
Lisa Ireland
a professional registered dietitian whose columns will help you improve your health, your diet and your eating habits.

Read Lisa’s healthier living column at EAT RIGHT, LIVE BETTER


Fermo made us do it…we got our shots, flu shots that is. Get yours! Don’t infect around you!
Phone your doctor. Get vaccinated. Even some local pharmacies do it (Phone them to confirm they do it.) Read more at FLU 

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

He’s coming…

just 5 weeks



In loving memory, they now sing in the   HEAVENLY CHOIR



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The latest 14 posts:

From NAKINA...: Nov. 19 - Rotzy sounds like he's longing for the near north...   Ho! Ho! Ho! This is a shout-out to readers in Nakina/Greenstone to remind one and all that the (3rd?) Annual Nakina Parade Of Lights is set for Sat … Continue reading
BOOKS: THREE DAYS MISSING, Kimberley Belle - Kimberly Belle, international bestselling author of four novels: The Last Breath, The Ones We Trust, The Marriage Lie, and Three Days Missing. Like Donna Lion, Kimberly has also lived in Europe for many years. She lived for over … Continue reading
BOOKS: FULL DISCLOSURE, Beverley McLachlin - Beverley McLachlin knows a thing or two about writing. And she is a good judge of well written opinions based on years of experience. FULL DISCLOSURE By Beverly McLachlin Even the reader becomes a detective as you are … Continue reading
SCAMS - FRAUDS ALERT: Carbon monoxide scam - Another SCAM! Carbon monoxide is an odorless, invisible gas that is toxic to humans. You should have a carbon monoxide detector in your home....but..... You do not need anyone to come to your home and inspect for it. … Continue reading
SCAMS - FRAUDS ALERT: Canadian Government Anti Fraud Services - Canadian Government Anti Fraud Centre For services relating to FRAUD The CANADIAN GOVERNMENT ANTI FRAUD CENTRE Click on the image below to be connected to their site:
GRIPES: Think we have to help one another? - Compliments create comfort; complaints, stress. Let's help each other. Tell us your Kudos, give us your complaints, your Gripes about your retail experiences. The GOOD, the BAD, and especially, the UGLY. We all benefit from helping each other. So why not … Continue reading
BEAUTY: Ageless HAIRSTYLES - Click the photo to see slideshows which show hairstyles for older women. There are a number of slideshows depicting long hair and short hair styles. Explore the slideshows to see what hairstyles you may want to consider and … Continue reading
AGEING: Michael Caine says ‘Aging is in the mind’ - Michael Caine on how aging is in the mind. An excerpt from his new memoir. Michael Caine Says 'Aging Is in the Mind' An excerpt from the Oscar-winning actor's new memoir AARP, November 16, 2018 Think of the … Continue reading
EVENTS: SPOTLIGHT SERIES – Home & Online Security - City of Pickering presents the Spotlight Series, a series of special topics important to Adults 55+. presents
COMPUTERS: CHROME Tricks…quick and easy - More easy tricks and useful tips for Chrome users. These are useful tips for those who use computers often, but more importantly, for people who use the Internet a lot. Source:  Cloudeight InfoAve Whether you call these tips … Continue reading
JUST MY OPINION...: Remembrance Day Service at Sunnybrook - Eva's father-in-law served and was remembered.   Just my opinion.... This Remembrance Day we decided to venture back to Sunnybrook Hospital for its Armistice Day Celebration. It was only fitting that we do that as it was the … Continue reading
BOOKS RICHARD read: The ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN, Garth Stein - The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein Bark! Bark ! Bark ! Like my dog's barking, The Art of Racing in the Rain, yaps at you with sporadically good … Continue reading
EVENTS: Teens, fulfill your community hours and help Seniors - Hey a winner by helping Pickering Seniors and add to your community hours commitment. Increase your chances to win some big prize giveaways with greater participation. Tell your friends, an easy way to boost your community hours.
EVENTS: Ageing in Pickering - The City of Pickering is committed to developing its first ever Age-Friendly Community Plan. The City of Pickering is working in collaboration with urbanMetrics inc. to implement an innovative, flexible and proactive approach to planning for the dynamic needs … Continue reading