UPCOMING EVENT 55+ Lifestyle Show in Vancouver - Sept 22, 2016
Join us this fall at our 55+ Lifestyle Show at the PNE Forum in Vancouver for a fun-filled day of entertainment including guest speaker Vicki Gabereau and 95+ exhibitors! For more information visit our 55+ Lifestyle Website
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COVER Passion for the Land
Travel, adventure, passion, tragedy, courage under fire – the life story of the Honourable Judith Guichon, the 29th Lieutenant Governor of BC, is composed of all the dramatic elements of epic novels and classic movies. Yet for this down-to-earth diplomat, the key to a successful, happy life remains simple – having family and good friends near and caring for the land on which we depend.
“I have a vision of healthy people, on healthy land, in healthy communities,” says Guichon. “We need healthy civilizations and healthy soils, to have healthy people.”
Since her appointment nearly four years ago, the Lieutenant Governor has been working tirelessly to inspire youth, adults and seniors to better understand the importance of diverse groups of people READ MORE
INSIDE Sisterhood of Motorcycles
According to Greer Stewart, founder of the Canadian Women’s Day Ride, the rate of women motorcyclists is increasing dramatically every year, and based on the current trend, should reach 50 per cent of riders in the next five to 10 years. “Women,” she says, “love getting involved in motorcycles." READ MORE
MAKEOVER Brooke Campbell Make-Over Winner
Congratulations to Brooke Campbell, the third in a series of INSPIRED Senior Living's Make-Over contestants.
As with all our winners, Brooke had never experienced a total make-over and was eager to see how we would change her look. “I am a minimalist as far as spending time doing hair or makeup. I use few products and I am basically a wash-and-wear-hair gal. READ MORE
BLOG 50+ Women Are Good For Business
The over-50 consumer group represents a portion of the buying public no marketer can afford to ignore, says MassMutual Financial Group. But what makes their advice more intriguing is that they identify women as the major cohort in this consumer group. They state, “The women of this group own more than 75% of the nation’s financial wealth.” READ MORE
VICTORIA 11th Annual 55+ Lifestyle Show Success
This year's sunny weather definitely worked its magic to fill the aisles at our recent March 22nd show in Victoria and even entice visitors outside to give some electric bikes a whirl. There was something for everyone - from activities like table tennis or dancing to the swing tunes of Oliver Swain and Trio Voltaire...to make-overs and manicures...three fashion shows...a very popular Spin and Win prize wheel...and a guest appearance by the very funny and popular Vicki Gabereau. Almost 125 exhibitors gave visitors a variety of products and services to consider. Thank you to everyone who participated at this year's show. We hope you will be back next year. Meanwhile, stay tuned for details about our Vancouver show, coming this September.
Check out more photos in our April issue.