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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.




 

CONSUMER INFORMATION

Canadian Consumer Information Gateway

NEW CARE FOR SENIOR PETS

Pet care and veterinary advice. A list of sites to help you care for "Old Friends".

INTERNATIONAL SITES FOR SENIORS

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.

 

NEW LIFELONG LEARNING - ONLINE LEARNING

Virtual University, ElderWeb, Guelph, SFU, Online, Distande Education
 

DATING SERVICE AND NEW FRIENDS



Canadian War Brides

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.

Women's Health Matters

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.

BC - ATTRACTIONS

- Great Places to Visit

ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION

throughout the Thompson/Okanagan BC

TRAINS

experience train travel through beautiful BC and Canada

OLD CARS

they don't make them like they use to

Rotten Tomatoes - Movie Review

check before you view.

SENIORS HEALTH

many sites for better health.

Astronomy

 

CARP - Canadian Association for Retired Persons

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.

TRAVEL for SENIORS

cruising, house exchange, elderhostel, etc

CHRISTMAS WEBSITES

many sites related to Christmas

Seniors Outreach Kelowna

to enhance the quality of life for seniors in our community.

BC Housing

Vacancy listings for Supported and Assisted Living in BC

BC INTERIOR HEALTH Service Directory

 

CANADA ON LINE

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.

CANADIAN MILITARY VETERANS

This is the doorway to veterans affairs, military records, war graves, peacekeeping, etc.

GENEALOGY

Canadian, British and American Genealogical Sites - tons of information to help you search

SITES FOR GRAND PARENTS

Information, links, tips, stories - fun and serious topics here

CANADIAN SENIOR YEARS

a great site, almost as good as The Seniors Choice

CANADIAN HISTORY

COLLECTIONS CANADA

a Huge site with enormous resources on all aspects of Canada and Canadian history.

CIVILIZATION

for the serious viewer, but also includes great kids games on historical themes, ie: explore King Tut's Tomb

HISTOR!CA

(click on the 'minutes' link to view over 60 vignettes from T.V.)

ART GALLERIES ON LINE

visit London, Paris, New York, Ottawa and many others

PET STUFF

 

BARGAINS

These sites offer incredible free deals on almost anything you can think of.
 

TV SOAP OPERAS

(Miss an episode? What is next? Who is Who? See this list of sites)
 

CLOWNS AND MAGIC

 

FOR THE GOLFER

 

BIRDING IN CANADA

sites with photos, aids for identification, RBA = Rare Bird Alerts
 

WINTER IN CANADA

 

CRAFTS

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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

MAPS

many MAPPING websites - print street maps, view the Grand Canyon and more

 
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