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Generally Speaking

By Wendy Johnstone on Jan 2, 2017

Family caregivers often struggle with not knowing how to speak up and get their message across to key people involved with the person for whom they are caring. Read more...


Old, New and Odd Gems of Azerbaijan

By Irene Butler on Dec 30, 2016

I admit, initially, not knowing where in the world Azerbaijan was located. Our desire to visit this country was inspired by my husband Rick’s and my search for places around the globe we had not yet ventured to – after having already set foot on the soil of 115 countries. Read more...


The Kick Ass Women of Silver Star

By Patti Shales Lefkos on Dec 1, 2016

Silver Star Mountain Resort, its village perched at 1,609 metres, only 20 minutes above the Okanagan Valley city of Vernon, boasts 131 downhill runs, 105 kilometres of groomed cross country ski trails in conjunction with adjacent Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and 16 kilometres of snowshoe trails. A perfect playground for kick ass Silver Star seniors. Read more...


What to Wear to Your Holiday Party

By Callie Martin on Dec 1, 2016

The holiday season is stressful enough. Fortunately, there’s no need to stress over what you’re going to wear to your amazing party because whether it’s a casual family get-together or a formal work function, we’ve got you covered. Read more...


Free Fall!

At age 60, I decide to parachute out of a plane. It would be a fun adventure to skydive, so I make reservations at the nearest licensed facility. Read more...


The Long Run

By John Thomson on Dec 1, 2016

“Lonesome Mary” kicks off the Chilliwack road show these days. The iconic BC band continues to thrill boomers and millennials alike with 20 to 25 engagements a year (primarily at fairs and festivals) belting out hits such as “Lonesome Mary,” “I Believe” and “Crazy Talk.” And of course their signature tune, “My Girl Read more...


Poster Boy for Retirement

By Kiana Karimkhani on Dec 1, 2016

When Craig Bassett and his wife retired to the Comox Valley from North Vancouver six years ago, he had never been in a kayak and didn’t own a bike. In the years since (and a few higher quality bikes later), Craig is at the front lines of numerous cycling events. Read more...


The People I Married

By Nadine Jones on Nov 16, 2016

Twenty-eight years in Richmond and the first year in the north means thousands of weddings in very diverse places – and for very diverse people. Looking back on it, I realize how lucky I was for so many years, enjoying the privilege of being part of other people’s happiness. Read more...


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