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Let’s Talk About It: Be wary of cold-callers who want to pay a visit
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Let’s Talk About It: Be wary of cold-callers who want to pay a visit

My friend received a call from her elderly mother, asking her to be at her house the next evening at 6. Her mother explained that a man had phoned and was coming over. “Which man, Mom?” asked the daughter. “You know,” answered the mother, “the one who called last year […]

Chad Ronalds at the gym. (Photo: Caroline Ronalds)
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Spartan Race Montreal: The making of a senior spartan

So here we are, a brand new year, full of hope and promise, unblemished as is only possible at this early juncture, time to make some new habits. But who has the time?

Sun Youth’s Sid Stevens and The Senior Times go hand in hand. (Photo: Nicholas Carpentier)
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Sun Youth: Volunteer army gets 1,500-person boost

Sometimes efforts go farther than imagined.

Financial Fitness: New Year’s financial resolutions worth making
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Financial Fitness: New Year’s financial resolutions worth making

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make but harder to keep.

Coin Travel: The evolution of currency
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Coin Travel: The evolution of currency

In a world where credit and debit cards have replaced cash transactions and currency is plastic and has holograms on it, we do not often think about the forms currency had in the past.

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Legal Ease: While travelling, make consumer law work for you

There is an abundance of advertisements in the newspaper containing alluring promises of attractive vacation deals.

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The Word Nerd: Indian spice flavours today’s English

India is second only to the U.S. in the number of English speakers, with 125 million, or 10 per cent of its population, speaking the language of Shakespeare.

Flavour Guy: Give the joy of overdoing it
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Flavour Guy: Give the joy of overdoing it

The best gift I ever gave was a dinner for two.

Let’s Talk About It: Does your personality match residence living?
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Let’s Talk About It: Does your personality match residence living?

Figuring out whether a move to a senior residence is suitable is rarely an easy task. Making a list of pros and cons can be a helpful tool, but sometimes the scales balance.

Here at Sun Youth: CJA launches Feed the Truck event
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Here at Sun Youth: CJA launches Feed the Truck event

The Hebrew term “Tikun Olam” means “to repair the world” and in today’s context it encompasses the idea of fixing what is broken in society.