SPECIAL INTERESTS AND USEFUL SITES . Information, entertainment, great photos and games to keep your mind sharp and to share with the grandchildren. Travel the museums of the world or learn a new craft. Get the latest information on pet care or research the family tree - it's all here for you.
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Pet care and veterinary advice. A list of sites to help you care for "Old Friends".
As you know the WWW(World Wide Wed) really is world wide. Seniors everywhere are looking for interesting and informative sites to explore and share. We have found a few in Australia, America, UK, Vancouver Island, etc. that we think you'll enjoy. Virtual University, ElderWeb, Guelph, SFU, Online, Distande Education
This is the Year of the War Bride. Visit the site and share the stories of these remarkable women. More than 45,000 war brides and their children arrived in 1946 alone! Then revisit the history of immigration by visiting Canada's historic Pier 21, the gateway for all immigrants arriving by ship. If your relatives arrived by sea they passed through these doors. Filled with photos and documents they are rich and fascinating windows into an exciting chapter of Canadian history. A comprehensive Canadian site offering an important resource for health information. Offered by Women's College Hospital, it has an "Ask and Expert" feature that puts women across Canada in touch with the expertise of major health Centers.
- Great Places to Visit throughout the Thompson/Okanagan BC experience train travel through beautiful BC and Canada
they don't make them like they use to check before you view. many sites for better health. Canada's largest advocacy group for Canadians over 50. Now has just over 400,000 members. This is a great site to spend time on. It has some interesting 'blogs' to enjoy,and a great deal of related material for the newly retired, or about to retire. Gives you the chance to voice your opinion on topics related to Canada, aging, etc. cruising, house exchange, elderhostel, etc many sites related to Christmas to enhance the quality of life for seniors in our community. Vacancy listings for Supported and Assisted Living in BC
This Federal Gov. site offers information on taxes, pensions, disability, retirement, etc. Tells you how to apply for congratulations from the Queen, How to apply for documents, records, etc. This is the doorway to veterans affairs, military records, war graves, peacekeeping, etc. Canadian, British and American Genealogical Sites - tons of information to help you search Information, links, tips, stories - fun and serious topics here a great site, almost as good as The Seniors Choice
CANADIAN HISTORY a Huge site with enormous resources on all aspects of Canada and Canadian history. for the serious viewer, but also includes great kids games on historical themes, ie: explore King Tut's Tomb (click on the 'minutes' link to view over 60 vignettes from T.V.) visit London, Paris, New York, Ottawa and many others These sites offer incredible free deals on almost anything you can think of. (Miss an episode? What is next? Who is Who? See this list of sites) sites with photos, aids for identification, RBA = Rare Bird Alerts NEW - expanded
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NOSTALGIA Remember the 50s, 60s and 70s?
BOARD GAMES Do you play Monopoly or Backgammon?
THE GREAT OUTDOORS Explore 15 web sites on camping, kayaking, hiking, fly fishing, etc.
HOME DECORATING Jazz up your home a bit
many MAPPING websites - print street maps, view the Grand Canyon and more