There comes a time when we all have to downsize and think about moving into a smaller unit.  Our families are gone and we really don't need or want so much space or the responsibility of maintenance and upkeep. A senior who was going through her "stuff" and what she should get rid of, found the following article entitled "Here's the Stuff":
"Every fall I start stirring my stuff. There is closet stuff, drawer stuff, attic stuff, and basement stuff. I separate the good stuff from the bad stuff, the

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On July 22nd, we celebrated the birth of the future King of England, the Prince of Cambridge, George, Alexander, Louis.  His life will make its mark on history as we get to watch him grow and develop.
Volunteering is a wonderful way to leave your mark on our community and make a difference in someone's life.  Start each day with the goal of adding something positive to the lives of those around you.  That could be a smile, a kind word, an encouraging word, a helping hand, a gentle touch, a friend

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We are all at risk of becoming victims of a fraud or scam. There are just so many out there now.  So how can we protect ourselves? A recent article by Constable Matthew Wilton of the Camrose Police Service gives the following advice, "I am sure that most readers have a mailing address and a phone number. Some may also have an email address or a social media account such as Facebook. It is through these channels that we are all at risk."
In his job, Constable Wilton has seen many people get tricke

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Summer is the time for vacations for many people so if you are planning to be away, here are a few reminders: make sure to have someone check on your residence regularly and pick up your mail. It is also advisable to copy your travel itinerary and give it to someone you trust. If you are going out of Canada, make two copies of your passport and other identification. The original and one copy go with you and the other copy stays at home with a family member, friend, or neighbor. Don't forget your

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