Friday October 20 – Saturday October 21, 2017

Registration for the Full Conference is SOLD OUT – but due to overwhelming interest, Saturday only registration is available. Please see below. The Opera House has created a Wait List for the 2-day conference.

 “Taking joy in life is a woman’s best cosmetic” – Rosalind Russell

Be inspired. Get engaged. Enjoy focused conversations on you: your body, your mind, your spirit. Meet the women who will motivate, invigorate and empower you.

Why Should I Attend?

  • Because … you’re worth it!
  • Because … twelve sensational speakers will inspire, inform and instill – and then the rest is up to you!
  • Because … if you sometimes think … “gee, I wish I woulda, coulda, shoulda”  then now is the time to just do it!
  • Because … the Information Café and Cocktail Party provides personal 1:1 time with some or all of the speakers and vendors, in an intimate and fun setting.
  • Because … you’ll get the Still Sexy Resource Guide – full of speakers’ notes, resources, business directory and so much more.
  • And, because — you’ll enjoy a wonderful theatre presentation in the stunning Gravenhurst Opera House which is situated in the heart of downtown Gravenhurst.
  • And finally – you walk away with a fabulous Swag Bag!

12 Sensational Speakers including:


EMCEE: Carole Bertuzzi-Luciani   – Professional Motivational Speaker

As a professional speaker for over 30 years, Carole has enlightened, inspired and amused hundreds of thousands of individuals across the continent.  That’s why she’s called The Moodivator.

Jeanne Beker – TV Personality, Fashion Editor and Author

Reflections on a Life Well Lived

Jeanne started her career as an actress, but moved into radio and then television as co-host of the ground-breaking series, The NewMusic, and entertainment anchor on CityPlus News. She later became the host of the internationally syndicated Fashion Television (FT), which aired for 27 years.

Julie Daniluk – Holistic Nutritionist, TV Host and Author – Hot Detox

Supercharge Your Life: Super Foods That Relieve Pain and Inflammation

Julie is a leading nutritionist and the co-host of Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show on OWN (the Oprah Winfrey Network). For twelve years, she was a co-operative owner and the chief in-store Nutritionist for one of Canada’s largest health food stores, The Big Carrot Natural Food Market.

Suzanne Witt-Foley, Professional Speaker & Educator & one of Ontario’s leading Mental Health First Aid Trainers

The Power of Connection

Are you struggling to find balance in today’s frantic culture?  Join us and together we will explore the impact of this fast paced, toxically stressed environment and why now, more than ever, building relationships and connection is essential to our well-being. 

Debra Grant, Registered Nurse, Single Lady

Online Dating: A Mature Woman’s Experiment with the Great, the not-so-Great and … WTF???

Deb shares experiences about her quest to find true love and talks about: Getting to know yourself; How to get started; Crafting your portfolio; Saying cheese; Staying safe and Keeping an open mind.

Micky Iutzi, Owner & Operator of Living Lighting / Benjamin Moore (Gravenhurst & Bracebridge)

Colour Your World

Learn how to incorporate the latest decorating trends, colour and enhancements to create wonderful living spaces that reflects you and is welcoming to family and friends.

Vision Travel and Emerald Waterways – “Wine & Recline on the Rhine” Wellness Cruise – join us on a riverboat cruise from Amsterdam to Switzerland


Shirley Hay – A Mohawk woman, Wahta Reserve, Muskoka

Shirley’s love of music and sharing her culture, is her passion.   Music lifts the spirit and we are all connected through the heartbeat of the drum.  Participants will have the opportunity to engage in song while Shirley provides indigenous knowledge relating to the chanting and drumming.

Theatre Entertainment – “Quiet, I’m Talking!”




“Sunset Boulevard” meets “On Golden Pond.” Over cocktails at her Muskoka lakeside family compound, 99-year-old, eccentric, American socialite Bunny Benvington-Smythe takes the audience through a lifetime of anecdotes in “Quiet! I’m Talking”.

Written by award playwright Vince Grittani


Doctor Jane Gair, PhD, Medical Educator / Professor at the Island Medical Program in the Division of Medical Sciences at the University of Victoria;

Nature vs Nurture and Your DNA – it’s not all in your genes.  The evolution of our understanding of DNA; the role of personal genetic information and how it is influenced by what we do and what we eat; the role of genetic and genomics in personalized medicine.

Doctor Colin Shapiro, Neuropsychiatrist and Medical Director of the Sleep & Alertness Clinic in Toronto and the International Sleep Clinic in Parry Sound

SLEEP: Restoring the Body and Mind

Changes following menopause and endopause impact on sleep and circadian rhythms. This presentation focuses on sleep problems in mid – late life and how to detect them and what to.

Doctor Michele Chaban, MSW, RSW, PhD., Founder Applied Mindfulness, UofT

Mindfulness and Mindful Meditation

Michele began integrating mindfulness and mindfulness meditation into oncology and end of life care over 24 years ago, before mindfulness and mindfulness meditation was as well-known as it is today. Michele introduced these practice to individuals and families as a form of non-pharma pain management, stress reduction and to enhance well-being. Michele is the Founder and former Co-Director of the Applied Mindfulness Meditation program at the School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto.

Sue Kelly, Reg. Nurse, Radio Host, Author and Wellness Specialist

Sense and Sensibility: The Gift of Years

Sue invites us to embrace aging as a natural and exciting part of life that is both active and contemplative, productive and deeply rewarding. She encourages us to cherish the blessings of aging and shows us that it is a special time in our lives – perhaps the most special of all.

Schedule – Friday October 20, 2017 

9:00: Registration & Continental Breakfast

10:00: Carole Bertuzzi-Luciani – Opening Remarks                                                        10:10:  Shirley Hay

10:35: Jeanne Beker

11:25: Julie Daniluk

11:00 – 6:30: Exhibit Hall is open featuring over 15 vendors

11:25 – 2:10 Lunch and Exhibit Hall Break

1:00: Lunch – St Paul’s Church Hall (right behind and across the road from the Opera House)

2:10: Fill Your Self-Care Toolkit:

Suzanne Witt-Foley, Debra Grant, Micky Iuzi, Vision Travel and Emerald Waterways, Panel – Qs and As

3:20 Stretch Break

3:45: Quiet, I’m Talking! – Theatre

5:00-6:30: Information Cafe & Cocktail Party

Schedule – Saturday October 21, 2017

8:00: Continental breakfast

08:30 Dr. Jane Gair

10:00: Dr. Colin Shapiro

10:45: Nutritional Break

11:15: Michele Chaban

12:00: Sue Kelly

12:45: Carole Bertuzzi Luciani – Closing Remarks

1:00: Lunch


  • Your personal identifying information will NOT be shared.  
  • By registering you agree that your photo or likeness may be featured in future promotions related to Still Sexy After 60. 
  • Meals and refreshments will offer gluten free, vegetarian and non-dairy options. 
  • A portion of your registration fee will support the Gravenhurst Women’s Resource Centre and the Gravenhurst YMCA

REGISTRATION OPENS June 6, 2017     Conference Fee – $155.00   HST included

SATURDAY REGISTRATION: – WE are thrilled and astonished to announce that all tickets have been SOLD for the day and half event. We understand that some women may have wanted to purchase tickets and may be disappointed. In an effort to accommodate additional women we are offering Saturday only registration for $95.00 (including HST).
Included in this day will be a light breakfast, boxed lunch, snack and of course 5 fantastic speakers, the Wellness Resource Guide, gift bag and the chance to win some amazing prizes!!  We hope you will consider joining us for the Saturday Special.

Please click on the link below to be directed to the Gravenhurst Opera House to purchase your ticket.


Town of Gravenhurst logo

Gravenhurst Opera House
295 Muskoka Road South
Gravenhurst, Ontario
P1P 1J1

Box Office Contact: 


Phone: 705-687-5550  Ext. #21  |  Toll Free: 1-888-495-8888

Email Us

Hours of Operation
Monday – Saturday
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

 Partners & Sponsors: 







Fall in Muskoka

You’ll fall in love with Muskoka and return to explore and experience the many events, exhibits and excursions throughout this beautiful region of Ontario. Although Muskoka was chosen as the #1 pick for the ‘Ten Best Trips of Summer’ (National Geographic Magazine), you’ll fall for the rugged grandeur of autumn too and see what inspired the famous Group of Seven. Whether you like to hike, bike, golf, paint, canoe, dine or shop—you’ll discover the uniqueness of makes Muskoka an unforgettable place to visit, live, work and play.

For More Information on Muskoka – visit http://www.discovermuskoka.ca/



Beautifully decorated rooms overlooking the lake – a king or 2 queens for just $130.00!

1209 Muskoka Beach Road
Gravenhurst ON P1P 1R1
T 705.687.8430 x5752

Reservation Methods:

PHONE – All Individuals will be responsible for making their own reservations by calling the Reservations Department toll free at 1-800-461-0236. They will be required to do so on or before September 19, 2017. Please note that delegates will be required to leave a deposit of 50% of stay including applicable fees and taxes (Minimum one night). The deposit is fully refundable up to 7 days prior to arrival. The remainder balance of your stay will be charged 7 days prior to arrival date and is non-refundable.


ONLINE – All Individuals will be responsible for making their own reservations on our website www.taboomuskoka.com  by clicking the BOOK ROOM button and entering the date of the event and Group ID # 448360 prior to searching. They will be required to do so on or before September 19, 2017. Please note that delegates will be required to leave a deposit of 50% of stay including applicable fees and taxes (Minimum one night). The deposit is fully refundable up to 7 days prior to arrival. The remainder balance of your stay will be charged 7 days prior to arrival date and is non-refundable.


Residence Inn By Marriott–Gravenhurst Muskoka Wharf


285 Steamship Bay Rd, Gravenhurst ON P1P 1Z9   +1 705-687-6600

Book early to avoid disappointment – 2-3 ladies can easily stay in one room.

Start Date End Date Room Type Single
10/19/2017 10/21/2017 One Bedroom Non Lakeview $215.00

Reservations for all guests must be received on or before Tuesday, September 5, 2017, (the “Cutoff Date”).

Hotel room rates are subject to applicable federal, provincial, local taxes and fees (currently 13%) in effect at the time of check in.

  • Rate includes our complimentary full Hot Breakfast Buffet and High Speed Internet.
  • Please note all room types feature either one king or queen sized bed and a double pull out sofa bed.
  • Check in is 4pm on the day of arrival. The hotel cannot guarantee early arrivals.


Reservations may be cancelled up until 7 days prior to arrival of the check in date with no penalty.

Donors and Supporters: 

Muskoka Clothing

Casino Rama


Blooming Muskoka Florist

Sawdust City Brewery

Terry’s Independent Grocer

Independent Optical

Home Building Centre

Done Right

Hawkstone Soap Company

Marriott Residence Inn

Brown’s Bottling

Gem & Dia. Jewellers Inc.

Muskoka Bay Golf

Boston Pizza

Muskoka Retro

M & M Meats, Barrie

Muskoka Roastery

YMCA, Gravenhurst

Muskoka Furniture

Muskoka Garden Centre

Muskoka Discovery Centre

Infinite Circle Bracelets – Christine Rosset

Home Care Oxygen Service

The Next Step Forward

Tea Infusions

I. D. Salon, Barrie

RJ’s Liquidators

Massage U Muskoka

Gravenhurst Opera House

The Coffee Station

Total Balance Physiotherapy



Muskoka Denture Clinic


Vision Travel

Summer House Interiors

Auburn Gallery


Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce

Marriott Residence Inn


Gaudaur Health Food Store, Orillia

Blaine’s Automotive

Gravenhurst BIA

Simply Cottage

Lucky Duck Fudge

Wilma Brown and Group

Cathy & Rick Cormack

Muskoka Steamship Lines

Standard Innovation

Taboo Muskoka Resort & Golf

Bayview Wildwood Resort

Deerhurst Inn

The Marriott Residence Inn

John & Denise Cooper

Lynda & Brian Ferguson

Simply Special Originals

Rob Marshall


Federation of University Women

Holly Matrimony

Cogeco Cable TV

Moose FM

Hunters Bay Radio

Karen Fairbrass – Physiotherapy

RTO Explorer’s Edge

Mary Gair



Sue Kelly | 416-540-8299 | suekelly@stillsexyafter60.com

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