Globe and Mail
When Thelma Plecas and John McCaskie look back on the process of moving out of their Vancouver home and downsizing, they admit it was difficult to determine where to go. The couple had lived for nearly three decades in that spacious place, a home that Mr. McCaskie, a former banker, built himself. Their four children and six grandchildren all spent time splashing in the backyard swimming pool. They adored their neighbours, sharing a cul de sac where everyone watched out for one another.