Netflix targets older users with new series

Despite mixed reviews from critics, Netflix’s new original series “Grace and Frankie” has become the latest must-see cultural phenomenon. And it’s not just because it stars 70-something Hollywood legends Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. The brainchild of Marta Kauffman, co-creator of the long-running hit “Friends” – who is now 60 herself – this is the … Read more

How a lonely senior found friends

RESERVE MINES — About 10 years  ago Mel Bryden was diagnosed with a serious lung disease. Some members of the Reserve Mines Seniors and Pensioners Club enjoy a game of cards  Wednesday including, from left, Winky MacLean, second vice-president;  Jeanette Grant , treasurer; and Mel Bryden, first vice-president. After going through hard times a few … Read more

Dementia Will Never Truly Take Away My Aunt Claire

Huffington Post As a little girl, Aunt Claire was always my favourite. The oldest of my mother’s siblings she was, to me, the picture of elegance. With her manicured nails, flawless make-up and effortless-looking hair, she could have put the ladies behind Holt Renfrew’s cosmetics counter to shame. My own mother, something of a tomboy … Read more

Seniors College Course meeting and registration

Event Date: Thursday, January 7, 2016 – 9:30am-11:30am Location: Captain William Spry Community Centre 16 Sussex St. Halifax, NS B3R 1N9 Phone Number:902-444-7588 Website:” Introduction to Winter term courses presented by the Seniors College Association of Nova Scotia. These are non-credit academic courses for members aged 50+. Meet the instructors, renew membership or join … Read more

Curlers to converge in Nova Scotia

Some of the provinces top senior curlers are facing off this week at the Master mens and womens provincial championships in Midland. The Midland Curling Club is hosting this years tournament. The competiton is for men and women 60 years-old and older. Curler’s are reprsenting more than 100 communities across the province. The Midland Curling … Read more