A Senior Moment – “A Hand Out or a Hand Up?”

John was 14 years old, had lived all his young life in subsidized “Ontario Housing,” with the family’s basic needs provided since his birth...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment -‘Going, Going, Gone’

In the midst of local controversy in my town over the pending demolition of a former Anglican Church rectory, I was saddened to hear...

Paisley ideal for senior living

Tammie McFarlane and Rob Scapin have returned from living in Australia and have relocated to Paisley. Why Paisley? The couple returned to Canada primarily to be...

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

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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...

A Senior Moment – “LOOK AT ME!”

“Grandpa, Look at me put my head under water.” “Grandma, watch what I can do on my rope swing” “Grandpa, come and see me hit the...

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

The true measure of any society can be found In how it treats its most vulnerable members-----Gandhi More than 75,000 frail, elderly Ontarians are cared for...

Music for Hearing, Healing and Hope supports Chaplaincy program

It was Music for Hearing, Healing and Hope ... it was a musical fundraiser in support of the Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy Council. Held on...

A Senior Moment: ‘The Other Kennedy’

June 5th will mark the 50th anniversary of the violent death of Bobby Kennedy, a presidential candidate felled by Sirhan Sirhan’s bullet at 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 – ‘Come from Away’

Admittedly, it does sound like I missed the point by flying to Newfoundland/Labrador on five separate occasions, yet failing to visit a quaint fishing...

A SENIOR MOMENT – “Jiminy Cricket!”

A clear conscience is a soft pillow--- old German proverb A friend recently asked me as a minister to help her better understand the term...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Goin’ to the Dogs”

Now that sufficient homage has been paid to Valentine’s Day, it is time to celebrate another steadfast bond, that deep relationship between man and...

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...