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The Job of Volunteering

By Bill Levine on Apr 18, 2017

Retiring would be okay because I could concentrate my energies on the gung-ho effort needed to secure a great volunteering opening. I wanted to make up for my community service gap. 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...

Retooling Not Retiring

By James Ellsworth on Jun 1, 2016

Hudson left his job as news director and senior anchor with CTV, Vancouver Island in February 2014, ending a 35-year career as a broadcaster. After the initial shock, Hudson needed to take stock and retool. Read more...

A Place to Call Home

By John Harris on Jan 1, 2016

We were both 65, in good health and had experience working from home. The cloud of my “job change” had a silver lining – I no longer had to commute to work. We began to search housing markets outside of Vancouver. Although I was researching an article on Nanaimo, it wasn’t actually on our radar as a place to live. Read more...

Staying Active in the Okanagan

By Carol Ann Quibell on Nov 1, 2015

If you’re looking for a lifestyle change during the next stage of your life, consider retiring to the Okanagan, where you’ll find moderate temperatures, a small-town friendly atmosphere, affordable housing and a relaxed living environment. Read more...

Retiring in Sidney

By John Harris on Apr 2, 2015

Most of us want to retire “one of these days” and usually it’s “the sooner the better.” After determining “when,” another key question is “where?” BC has plenty of attractive places to settle after leaving work, so in the first of our Community Feature series, we explore Sidney on Vancouver Island. Read more...

Confessions of a Zoomer

By Mary Sawyer Mesheau on May 27, 2014

I have always prided myself on how engaged and “with it” I am. I am 64 and gobble up the news items and magazine articles that tell me to “live” the life, to have a second career, to enjoy an encore career, to follow my passion. Read more...

Publisher Talks About the New Caregiving Guide

By Barbara Risto, INSPIRED Senior Living Publisher on Feb 1, 2013

For over 15 years I have been a family caregiver, so it was inevitable that eventually that topic would flower into something significant in our magazine. With the upcoming Caregiving Guide, planned for our March magazine, the strength of our commitment to family caregivers will be evidenced by meaningful editorial and information about products and services from businesses that provide aids to daily living, as well as information about subsidies and programs for seniors and their families through government and community agencies. Read more...

Senior Living Publishes New Caregiving Guide

Seniors and their adult children continually contact Senior Living to inquire about products and resources to help them manage living in their own home and aging in place! We are pleased to introduce the Caregiving Guide, a new resource for our readers which we will feature in our March and September magazines. This publication is a new collaboration with Family Caregiver's Network Society, which has been supporting family caregivers in BC for almost 25 years. With Senior Living's wide distribution network, this is one of the most effective channels available in BC today to communicate with your senior clients and their adult children about caregiving related products and services. Read more...

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