Reader’s Choice: Heading into 2020, We Look Back at Our Top 20 Stories
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And just like that, it’s the end of the year — and the decade. As we review the last 10 years on EverythingZoomer.com, unsurprisingly our readers wanted to know more about healthy and happy aging. And who among us can resist a good gossip about old Hollywood heartthrobs? Or an adorable new royal baby? And Zoomers are going places, especially with Zooming: The Travel Club, and we’re doing our best to inspire their journeys and guide them on their way.
Wellness & Longevity
From cradle to grave, swimming might just be the best exercise ever. Not only is it good for just about everyone, it accommodates all ages, stages, abilities and disabilities. There’s also evidence it can slow down the aging process. So go ahead, dip your toe in the water and start with a lap or two.
Arts & Entertainment
They were two handsome bachelors who happened to be Hollywood heartthrobs and roommates. Cary Grant and Randolph Scott lived together off-and-on for nearly 12 years, sharing a Santa Monica beach house and a mansion in Los Angeles’ Los Feliz neighbourhood. But were the two living together as a gay couple in plain sight during the oppressive 1930s?
Although it forms a big part of our retirement income, the Canada Pension Plan is a complex program that’s not entirely understood by those who will eventually benefit. We break it down with this CPP Primer.
When long-term partners don’t agree on how often to have — or not to have — sex, does that spell doom beyond the bedroom? In this story, we address a reader’s query about what to do when your partner literally never wants to have sex, unilaterally changing the sexual contract at the heart of the relationship.
These days, more people are opting for carry-on luggage – something flight attendants have been doing for years. With many airlines charging extra fees for checked bags, it certainly makes sense financially. Plus you eliminate the wait when you land, bypass any extra cab fees for handling and there’s no chance your luggage will go missing. So leave those worldly possessions behind and enjoy the freedom that comes from travelling light with these simple tips from an intrepid globetrotter who actually travelled around the world for a full year with a single carry-on bag.
Our readers love their royals, and interest in the newest member of the British Royal family was no exception. On this occasion, Meghan released a new photo of baby Archie from his christening on Prince Harry’s 35th birthday. And, of course, we couldn’t resist revisiting some of our own favourite photos of the birthday boy through the years, including a few baby pics of Harry, along with snaps taken with brother William and mother Diana.
Looking for easy meals for entertaining? You’ve found them with this collection of satisfying and simple one-pot dinner recipes.
How does she do it? Here, we look at some of the factors that are (quite possibly) the reasons Queen Elizabeth II continues to enjoy good health.
You don’t have to go halfway around the world to experience history, culture and natural beauty at its finest. When the travel bug bites, Canada has a wealth of experiences to offer.
Diet & Nutrition
Think shedding a few pounds is all about sacrifice? As we begin a new year and a new decade, we presented some super healthy, super tasty foods to help you meet your weight loss goals.
The beloved Gone with the Wind star has led one fascinating life – from Oscars to sibling rivalries to secret affairs. In honour of Olivia de Havilland’s 103rd birthday this year, we looked back at her storied career in film.
To shear or not to shear. That’s the question ladies with long locks sometimes ask themselves. Here are some inspirational looks to help you decide.
Diet and Nutrition
Herbs and spices are about more than turning a bland dish into a culinary feat: they also add a dash of healthy benefits to your food.
Diet and Nutrition
Superfoods don’t have to be exotic or expensive — in fact, many are grown in Canada, easy on the budget and readily available at the grocery store. Here, some of our top choices.
While we already know that being sleep deprived can lead to a host of health issues, including increased risk of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, recent research is now suggesting it can be toxic for your brain as well.
Looking to update your look? Here, some inspirational ideas from glamorous women who aren’t afraid to break conventional hair rules.
For snowbirds taking flight to sunny, southern climes. Find out how to get more bang for your buck when converting Canadian to U.S. currency.
Dame Angela Lansbury has entertained audiences for seven decades on stage and screen, including a 12-year stint on Murder, She Wrote. We dug up some lesser-known facts about the beloved star.
Arts and Entertainment
At 68 years old, and after 48 years as an actress on stage and screen — a run that’s earned her everything from the Order of Canada to the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television’s Earle Grey Award for lifetime achievement — the Indigenous actress finally landed her first starring role in a feature film.
A prescription for healthy living: Live longer and feel better by following these basic steps.