Vinay Menon, Toronto Star columnist, has written an excellent article about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Menon contends that democracy is being attacked by Trump and his right-wing supporters.

Be aware and defend against these constant attacks. Read Menon


You’ll be sicker than a dog without the flu shot. The flu season is just starting and you should get your flu shot….NOW !

Phone your doctor to get a vaccination appointment. You can also get a flu shot at Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy (Confirm that your store is providing the vaccination before going to it.
Read more at FLU 

Kudos to the Pickering Islamic Centre for its presentation of the very succcessful Seniors’ Health Fair Oct. 13. For the full story, click CENTRE


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Learn about the candidates in your constituency. Evaluate and consider each one and vote for the one you feel will best represent you and fulfil their duties responsibly and professionally. They are dedicated people who hope to serve you properly and responsibly. Vote carefully but VOTE Oct 15 – 22, 2018

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AGEISM: At our age, new aches and pains are an unfortunate fact of life and cannabis is being touted as the new pain reliever. Pot  is legal as of October 17. We have written about cannabis research for over two years …its medicinal use, its medical benefits. Your doctor may become your new pusher! Check out some our posts by using the search box on this page: “cannabis



It is impossible to keep up with the many scams that keep popping up…BEWARE!
It is important to read our SCAM-FRAUD Alert section under Technology. Though our goal is to stay as up to date as possible on the latest scams. It is an impossible task. Here is a very brief list of some of the scams of which we are aware. Read more about them at these links:

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EDITORIAL: Durham elections vulnerable to hackers - An interesting comment about Internet voting in Durham. This was on the editorial page of the Oct. 21 edition of the Toronto Star. Election outsourcing a scandal Re Federal government a target for hackers, Oct. 18 The mind-boggling statistic … Continue reading
EDITORIAL: The attack on democracy by Trump and his right-wing supporters continues - Vinay Menon, Toronto Star columnist, has written an excellent article about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Menon contends that democracy is being attacked by Trump and his right-wing supporters. Be aware and defend against these constant attacks. The … Continue reading
HEALTH: Travelling? Prepare you meds using this Health & Wellness Checklist - Travelling? Use this checklist relating to your meds. Travelling? Don’t Leave Home Without a Health & Wellness Checklist ZOOMER | OCTOBER 18TH, 2018 Heading south this winter? Travelling for the holidays? “Travelling involves realities such as congested airports, airborne germs … Continue reading
AGEING:  Four ways to keep an ageing brain sharper - Ageing is inevitable. However, you can slow the process for your brain by practicing these activities. Get that brain moving ! Four ways to keep an ageing brain sharper Written by Linda Abbit•Reviewed by Robert Barry, PhD … Continue reading
FERMO's Desk...: The flu shot is not for you. It’s for others. - Fermo is warning you. Get your flu shot now or you'll be sicker than a dog soon. It’s flu season, and everyone who is able should get a flu shot. You might think, “Hey, the flu shot isn’t … Continue reading
RICHARD's desk...: Writers wanted - Writers being sought... Deadline:  November 30, 2018 Submit your work to
SCAMS - FRAUDS ALERT: The “Reverend Father” scam - You won't believe this newest scam, but it's out there. Scam alert ! Now priests are being impersonated in the latest of scams. Be aware that the Archdiocese of Toronto has been receiving multiple reports from parishes that … Continue reading
AGEING: # 11 – Memory Jogger/Logger Binder - A LOG Book to JOG your MEMORY It's a LOG Book which will help you keep track of how you dealt with problems, issues, repairs and difficulties you have had with your home, auto, etc. This is a … Continue reading