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Gail Grant

Gail Grant is a freelance writer who lives in Palgrave.

The Dressing Dilemma

Sep 8, 2023

Writer Gail Grant explores the physical complexities of getting clothes onto an aging body.

Meet a Community Elder: Jeffrey Cottam

Sep 8, 2023

At 76, Mono resident Jeff Cottam loves to perform wherever he finds an audience. But theatre is only his spare-time gig.

Master of the Worlds

Jun 16, 2023

Elite triathlete, car enthusiast and cancer survivor, 75-year-old Bob Knuckey aims to conquer the world – again.

Brain Fog: How to Clear the Covid Hangover

Jun 16, 2023

Gail Grant examines how the disruptions of the pandemic led to a flatline of interactions, leaving our brains sluggish and our tongues tied.

Tina Daalderop

Jun 16, 2023

Keeping busy and involved in the community is a way of life, and at 78 Tina still has big plans for the future

“Speak to me, Alexa”

Mar 20, 2023

It’s a struggle to make friends with new technology.

Carol Good

Mar 20, 2023

Former corporate consultant Carol Good turned to writing poetry later in life, and recently published a book of her own poetry, ‘Alive & 65: A Celebration’.

Metric Resistance

Nov 20, 2022

Do you still think in a weird mix of metric and imperial? Writer Gail Grant finds that 50 years later conversion doesn’t come easily, especially if you’re in a certain age bracket.

Geoff Dilley

Nov 20, 2022

Each of Geoff Dilley’s memory boxes has a unique inlay design, crafted with the types of wood once used to make propellers for World War I aircraft.

A Hard Pill to Swallow

Sep 20, 2022

Getting the pill out of the package is just the first irritation with prescription meds.

Cheryl Russel

Sep 14, 2022

Cheryl Russel says her father inspired her interest in local politics and “made it clear that he expected me to pay attention.”

When You Forget the Little Things

Jun 24, 2022

Don’t worry – our brains naturally prioritize the important stuff.

Errill O’Hara

Jun 24, 2022

In his retirement, Errill O’Hara has devoted years of volunteer service to documenting and preserving Caledon’s heritage.

Meet the Maker: Beth Grant

Mar 29, 2022

The East Garafraxa glass artist imbues her glossy beads with the colours and feel of the great outdoors, especially the expansive Far North.

Digital Dating

Mar 29, 2022

The ways we meet may change, but the laws of attraction never grow old.

Imtiaz Ahmad

Mar 29, 2022

Along with his Islamic faith, a focus on helping others has defined Imtiaz Ahmad’s life purpose.

Is Now the Right Time for Congregate Living?

Nov 29, 2021

Driven by the huge baby boomer demographic, which is wealthier than any age cohort before them, the retirement community industry continues to innovate.

Carmel Hili

Nov 29, 2021

Carmel is currently involved in helping to sponsor and settle families from Iraq, Syria and Pakistan.

In The Hills

In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

The magazine is delivered to more than 40,000 homes and farms throughout Caledon, Erin, Dufferin, Orangeville and Creemore – up to double the circulation of any other local publication. And it is available to visitors at local inns, restaurants, specialty retail stores and other tourist locations.