Securing your back pack
I have found that backpacks often slip off my shoulders and I have found a solution to this problem. There are two parts to the solution. One is a clip that attaches to the front strap of your backpack and the other is this handy bungee cord like device that clips on to the other strap. The bungee cord is adjustable to the width of your straps.
This is what is looks like on my backpack. I have added a second miniclip but it is not necessary.
There are several sites that list seniors discounts in Vancouver. It’s a bit cumbersome to sort through them all but here they are in the order of the number of places listed.
CARP. CARP offers many discounts to members, including 25% off some car rentals and numerous hotel discounts in Canada. One year membership is $ 20.00. They also have a list of discounts across Canada open to non-CARP members.
USA. You can search by city and state.
Australia – State of Victoria has a searchable database of discounts in their area.
This is my favourite line of skin care products. As I get older I find my skin is drying out. CeraVe Moisturizers, Moisturizing Cream. This product contains hyaluronic acid which is used in some of injection fillers. I would say that the research on this product is still in progress but I found one study that showed improvement in the appearance of skin over 3 months. I just find that it makes my skin feel better.
This is a link to my favourite backpacks Beside-U They come with multiple inside pockets so you can find pens, bus passes, glasses, iPhones etc. quickly. Be careful to check the size as there are some packs that are too small for groceries but are a good substitute for a purse. The Nanette is on my wish list as it is big enough for a few groceries and has side pockets for an umbrella, gloves, sun glasses etc. Here is my comparison of some of the Beside-U backpacks that I think are big enough for a few groceries. Although they are expensive, shipping is Free.
|link||Side pockets||Size Lx H x D||Cost|
|Alloy||2||28 x 40 x 14||$135|
|Nanette||2||26 x 38 x 15||$135|
|Hornchurch||1 open, 1 zip||29 x 38 x 14||$125|
|Liza||2||29.5 x 37.5 x 14||$135|
|Mya||1||29 x 35 x 13||$150|
Below are the Walking Poles with the best customer reviews from Amazon that ship to Canada. These three models are collapsible and carbon fiber and range from $ 53.00-$ 60.00 US plus about $30.00 shipping and duty if shipping to Canada for about a bill of $80-90 US.
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