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The Word Nerd: Exploring the ever-changing and evolving meanings of words

Senior Times reader Shirley Skeans Newell asks, “Can you give me your interpretation of the word “triangulation”? Yes, there is the old geometric definition but in psychiatric circles nowadays, it has interpretations. It can signify gossip as in two people talking about a third person or it is a situation […]

Financial Fitness: Overcoming roadblocks to a comfortable retirement
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Financial Fitness: Overcoming roadblocks to a comfortable retirement

Of all the destinations you can identify, few will be as important as retirement — specifically, a comfortable retirement.

Walk cautiously in the snow! An even better idea: Stay indoors.
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Let’s Talk About It: Rethinking outings in the winter

Isolation is a serious problem. Montreal winters are especially difficult.

Sun Youth mourns the loss of Freda Kopyto
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Sun Youth mourns the loss of Freda Kopyto

Freda was a teacher’s aide for 30 years at Devonshire school and began volunteering at Sun Youth 20 years ago.

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Flavour Guy: I’m the re-dundancy in my kitchen

The machines have won. The recent Consumer Electronics trade show in Las Vegas has shown me the future.

Hamlet (Christopher Moore) and Laertes (Lucas Chartier-Dessert) cross swords in Persephone Productions' Hamlet.
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Word Nerd: William Shakespeare is a man for all ages

It is fitting that the phrase “We all make his praise” is an anagram of William Shakespeare.

Sun Youth set to buy its building
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Sun Youth set to buy its building

For 62 years, Sun Youth has offered help to people who need it.

Let’s Talk About It: Will we ever understand grief?
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Let’s Talk About It: Will we ever understand grief?

I will always remember 2016 as the year I became an orphan.

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Flavour Guy: Look to the sweeter side of 2017 — with balance

Resolve to evolve. 2017 is going to be a year of change. Huge change. Well, ok, change. Change is good.

Generations turns dreams into reality
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Generations turns dreams into reality

It’s been a wonderful year! We at Generations Foundation are grateful and thank everyone for their support.