Gail Grant is a freelance writer who lives in Palgrave.
Living alone doesn’t have to be lonely.
Born just before the Great Depression, Alice spent her teen years at Forks of the Credit, where her father worked for the railway.
Slowing down doesn’t have to mean giving up.
John Wheelwright, 89, paddled 300 kilometres on the Upper Horton River north of the Arctic Circle this past summer.
Opera singing is a taxing physical feat, requiring a strong diaphragm, great lung power and breath control, and healthy vocal cords.
Orangeville residents and planners looking to serve an aging population are finding age-friendly inspiration in the World Health Organization.
As a child, Ingrid Sander fled the Allied bombing of Berlin, then she and her family walked 200 kilometres back home.
The Research Institute for Aging works to improve quality of life for seniors.
Debbie Fawcett, a longtime municipal politician, championed the restoration of Horning’s Mills community hall.
Sherri Cox, a corporate executive turned wildlife vet, takes her surgical skills on the road to aid animals in distress.
Ken’s students often bring their own computers to class, only to discover hardware or software problems.
More than 70 years later, Stan reflects on his history with horses.
Travel helps us see things from a different perspective and lean away from old age.
“My life has been bookended by hockey in the winter and flying in the summer,” he says.
Graduated communities that enable you to stay in your home area as capabilities diminish have obvious advantages.
This past summer, with minimal assistance and working from a low chair, Russ created a flourishing tomato garden at Abbeyfield, turning over the sod, removing rocks and adding peat, fertilizer and wire cages for the plants.
Although she misses her mother terribly, Tammi Langdon is glad they took the time to talk about the things that mattered before she died.
Family, ponies and a wide social circle keep the sparkle in Betty Burgoyne’s smile.