New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “OUR MOST VULNERABLE”

More than 75,000 frail, elderly Ontarians are cared for in the Province’s 626 licenced long-term care facilities. Over a seven year period ending in...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – The Child Whisperer

The little boy’s plaintive wailing grew louder and louder. Until then, It had been a perfect July weekend at the family’s old cottage: the...

New Perspectives : A Senior Moment – “THE LAST HAYRAH”

Could an old man really replay a long ago wrestling match with a bale of hay? It had been 35 years since I last...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “FARMER FOR A DAY”

Actually, it was for only two hours, but it felt like a whole day’s worth of work. Perhaps I should explain. Two days ago, a...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “A Father’s Soul”

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New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “REMEMBERING D-DAY”

It was 1947 and Mrs. G. was proving to be a sullen, uncommunicative Toronto neighbour. As a young child moving with my family into...

New Perspectives: A Sr. Moment – “Mothers – here and there”

Mothers have been much in the news this past week, a fitting build-up to today, when we pause to honour those other less-famous moms,...

New Perspectives: A Sr. Moment – “Mothers – here and there

Mothers have been much in the news this past week, a fitting build-up to today, when we pause to honour those other less-famous moms,...

New Perspectives: A Sr. Moment – “Mothers – here and there

Mothers have been much in the news this past week, a fitting build-up to today, when we pause to honour those other less-famous moms,...

A Senior Moment: “Surfin’ the Obits”

Have you heard the tale about a cranky old man who began each day by scanning the obituaries in his morning newspaper before he...