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City Leisure Guide:  “Aging Well Together” Winter edition





EDITORIALS: OPG meeting hijacked by Whitby - The recent scheduled meeting by the Durham Nuclear Health Committee (DNHC) to respond to the 'false nuclear plant alarm" was hijacked by the City of Whitby. The Durham Nuclear Health Committee (DNHC) announced it was holding a public… Continue reading
BOOK CLUBS OF PPL: HOOPLA, another way to access digital books - Hoopla is a web and mobile library media streaming platform for audiobooks, comics, e-books, movies, music, and TV. Hoopla allows library patrons to download or stream media content. The PICKERING PUBLIC LIBRARY is one of the host libraries… Continue reading
HEALTHY: Technology can help with your health - Technology can be a challenge but once you learn to use it, it can help you stay fit and get healthier. If you are challenged by technology, get some help. Your health will benefit with use of technology.… Continue reading
RICHARD reads reviews: The Invention of Wings - The Invention of WingsSue Monk Kidd SynopsisHetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known… Continue reading
EDITORIALS: Call centre hell. In Israel it’s against the law - “Please listen carefully as the following menu options have recently changed,” says a woman’s voice. “Agent!” I shout into the phone, wondering if the torture would ever end. CALL CENTRE ARTICLE  Tell us how you deal with being… Continue reading
EDITORIALS: Thank you Doug Ford. We feel much safer now. - Is this an example of our provincial government making us feel safer....In mid-January, an alert was sent out regarding the Pickering nuclear facility. As it turned out, it was a false alarm. However, the statement issued by the… Continue reading
From NAKINA...: Jan 13 – “mamby pamby and mamby pamby,” says Justin Trudeau - What Goes Here??!!...Speaking of 'history'....and I was until I just erased the item.....I'm thinking it goes without saying that today's (predicted) temperature for Brant's Ford of 14C....yes, + 14C....would/will without a doubt become the warmest January 11th ever… Continue reading
HEALTHY: What exercises should we be doing to stay healthy as we age? - These are must-do exercises no matter what age group yo belong to. They are the foundation exercises one needs to learn and master. Push ups - Let’s see you can start with a minimum 10–15 push ups every day… Continue reading
HEALTHY: Healthiest way to begin your day - What should be our morning routine to be healthy?Source: Quora, David Hauser  Drink some water and stretch You haven’t taken your dose of H20 and haven’t moved properly for 8–10 hours. Your body needs a fix. Many of… Continue reading
EVENTS: Marriage and Divorce according to Islamic law and the Canadian legal system -  You are invited to a free seminar about Marriage and Divorce according to Islamic law and the Canadian legal system. Saturday, January 18, 202012:15pm to 4:00pmPickering Public Library1 The Esplanade SouthAuditorium, Second FloorPickering, ON Register at REGISTRATION Continue reading
SENIORS: Snow removal assistance for seniors - Seniors in need of snow removal assistance should contact the City of Pickering at  SNOW REMOVAL Continue reading
AGEING: How much do I need to retire? - We all want to make sure we are saving enough to have a comfortable retirement, but how do we know what is enough? While there are lots of different answers out there, the real answer depends on you.… Continue reading