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Over the Next Hill

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Nov 27, 2023 | Gail Grant

There are many steps older adults can take to prepare for the unexpected and avoid unhappy accidents.

Meet a Community Elder: Carol Seglins

Nov 27, 2023 | Gail Grant | Departments

Having served three terms as Caledon’s mayor, this advocate still cares deeply about the well-being of her beloved Caledon.

The Dressing Dilemma

Sep 8, 2023 | Gail Grant

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

Meet a Community Elder: Jeffrey Cottam

Sep 8, 2023 | Gail Grant

This charismatic Mono resident has a passion for acting, and a touch for healing.

Brain Fog: How to Clear the Covid Hangover

Jun 16, 2023 | Gail Grant

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 | Gail Grant

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 | Gail Grant

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

Meet a Community Elder: Carol Good

Mar 20, 2023 | Gail Grant

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 | Gail Grant

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 | Gail Grant

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 | Gail Grant

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

Cheryl Russel

Sep 14, 2022 | Gail Grant

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