Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Cornwall Community Christmas 2015!

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Cornwall Community Christmas 2015!

    I had the opportunity to be a volunteer for a few hours at the Cornwall Community Christmas dinner at the Agora Center on Christmas day. What a party!!! Smiling faces on everyone: volunteers and guests. There was music, prizes and great food and… great company!! I can’t imagine how Darlene Walsh and Bernadette […]

82 Year Old Mows Down Pedestrians in Alexandria Ontario DEC 11, 2015 OPP

82 Year Old Mows Down Pedestrians in Alexandria Ontario DEC 11, 2015 OPP

OPP Confirmed a single vehicle collision that sent two to hospital.    At approximately 6 PM on the 11th a couple, on Main Street in Alexandria, both 23, were struck and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver was not charged.   CFN viewer Ashley Sutherland who submitted the photos stated: “They’re both in […]

Senior Situation by Dawn Ford – Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah 2015!

Senior Situation by Dawn Ford – Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah 2015!

Christmas lights are going up on houses. As the song says, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Restaurants are decorating also. I was in the Cornwall BBQ the other day and they were trimming the restaurant with beautiful red poinsettias. Very pretty. It seems the Family Corner Restaurant at 9th. and Pitt […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Remembrance Day is Soon – OCT 29, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – Remembrance Day is Soon – OCT 29, 2015

  With Remembrance Day Nov. 11th. coming up soon I was thinking how much our Veterans were and are, heroes. I can’t even imagined what they went through fighting to preserve our freedoms. Our soldiers past and present are all our heroes. My Dad was in the Army and apparently was shot driving a motorcycle […]

William Hopkinson of Cornwall Concerned About Pension Security in Canada LTE Sept 21, 2015

William Hopkinson of Cornwall Concerned About Pension Security in Canada LTE Sept 21, 2015

Dear Editor;   This election, retirees across Canada are asking Members of Parliament and candidates, and all Canadians, to make sure the next Government of Canada honours its promises and commitments to retirees, and to all Canadians on retirement income security.   Employees played by the rules.  They served their employers with honour and dedication […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bishop’s Palace Saved in St. Raphael’s AUG 31, 2015

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – Bishop’s Palace Saved in St. Raphael’s AUG 31, 2015

  The Bishop’s Palace in St. Raphael’s has been saved, thanks to a hard working committee, the Glengarry Fencibles Trust. It was doomed to go under the chopping block for demolition in July. The committee was able to stall that from happening by asking the South Glengarry Council to stop the demolition of the 208 […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lawrence Welk Birthdays & Child Haven Int’l AUG 18, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lawrence Welk Birthdays & Child Haven Int’l AUG 18, 2015

  My brother Ron Herrington is a resident of Heritage Heights Retirement Home. His good friend Bob Katz visits Ron every week. Bob also picks up my brother once a week and brings Ron to his home for dinner where he cooks Ron’s favourite foods for him. I get invited which is nice.(No cooking and […]

Seniors Charged by SD&G OPP AUG 12, 2015 #OPP

Seniors Charged by SD&G OPP AUG 12, 2015 #OPP

BREACH OF CONDITIONS (South Glengarry) – On August 11, 2015 at approximately 2:13pm Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to address on 69th Avenue, South Glengarry Township. Investigation revealed that an adult male was in contravention of conditions imposed from a previous incident. The 80-year-old male of South Glengarry was arrested and […]

Senior Situation room by Dawn Ford – You’re Never Too Old! 50th Column! AUG 3, 2015

Senior Situation room by Dawn Ford – You’re Never Too Old!   50th Column!   AUG 3, 2015

    In the March/April 2015 issue of Spirituality and Health Magazine, there is an article by a writer and Educator, Joan Leof. According to her web site, www.joanloef.com, writing has been her medicine and muse since she wrote her first poem at age 8. Her memoir is now available, ‘Fatal if Swollowed. Reclaiming Creativity […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Pommiers Rileys Landmarks of Yesteryear JULY 17, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Pommiers Rileys Landmarks of Yesteryear JULY 17, 2015

  STRIDE Wheelchairs Plus is a registered charity in Ottawa which sells and rents used equipment and devices to people with disabilities and those in need of assisstive devices. These items include wheel chairs, walkers, scooters, bathroom and bedroom aids plus other miscellaneous equipment. A friend of mine got a special bed from STRIDE for […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – The Nightingale Pledge – JULY 6, 2015

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – The Nightingale Pledge – JULY 6, 2015

Florence Nightingale opened the world’s first school of nursing in the St. Thomas Hospital in London in July of 1860. In time, the nursing schools spread around the world. The nursing students today are called Nightingales and that first school is part of the King’s College. All the graduates from the former Cornwall General Hospital […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – Kittens & Spring in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 11, 2015

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – Kittens & Spring in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 11, 2015

There is a new Maternity Ward in the Beek Lindsey Seniors Residence. New births include Quads. They came with their own little fur coats. You guessed it: four little baby kittens. Mother ‘Dakota’ and babies are doing well. Grandmother Pat Marchand is still in shock but is doing as well as can be expected. Pat […]