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Herb Hastings celebrated his 71st birthday at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with his daughter Annette. Photo Courtesy Herb Hastings.

Herb Hastings

Jun 25, 2020 | Gail Grant

Herb Hastings is an original member of the Achill Choral Society, is working on his 13th end-to-end trek of the Bruce Trail by hiking 30 to 50 kilometres every week.

Quarantini with a twist: Writer Gail Grant settles in for a Skype chat with a distant friend. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Home Alone

Jun 25, 2020 | Gail Grant

Living solo in the era of Covid-19

The New Normal: Pill Dispensers and Replacement Parts

Mar 24, 2020 | Gail Grant

Somehow I thought growing old would take longer.

Activist Brenda Dolling has always been a woman ahead of her time.

Brenda Dolling

Mar 24, 2020 | Gail Grant

Originally an elementary school teacher, Brenda encouraged her students to think critically about issues, including politics.

Bob Pillar (left), shown here with John Jelaca, Tony Oliver and Randy Freitag, organizes regular senior men’s golf days. Photo by Enzo Villa.

Male Friendship

Nov 22, 2019 | Gail Grant

Are men as good at long-term friendships as women?

For octogenarian Johnny Berger, aging only means heli-skiing with a slower group. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Johnny Berger

Nov 22, 2019 | Gail Grant

For octogenarian Johnny Berger, aging only means heli-skiing with a slower group.

The Queen’s race horse hobby has reportedly netted her about $9.4 million. Wenn Rights Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo.

The Side Hustle

Sep 16, 2019 | Gail Grant

After retirement, your passion can be a new career.

Bill Hayes, whom the kids call “Mr. Bill,” at Alton Public School with students Faith (rear), Ruby (left) and Brooke. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Bill Hayes

Sep 16, 2019 | Gail Grant

Bill Hayes spent his early childhood on a farm property that is now the Caledon Riding and Hunt Club on the Third Line (now Creditview Road).

Get into the Happiness Habit

Jun 20, 2019 | Gail Grant

It gets easier with age!

Anne Livingston was the first woman to receive the Brampton-Caledon Farmer of the Year Award. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Anne Livingston

Jun 20, 2019 | Gail Grant

When the family started Broadway Farm’s Market in 2002, Anne kept the books and did the baking for the shop.

After her husband’s death, Kathryn MacDuffee determined to make the best of the new phase in her life. Hiking expeditions with friends included a trip to the Grand Canyon in 2015. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Senior and Single

Mar 19, 2019 | Gail Grant

Living alone doesn’t have to be lonely.

Alice McMahon has called Forks of the Credit home for most of her long and eventful life. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Alice McMahon

Mar 19, 2019 | Gail Grant

Born just before the Great Depression, Alice spent her teen years at Forks of the Credit, where her father worked for the railway.

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