OPP CONDUCTING INVESTIGATION INTO DEATHS AT THE HAWKESBURY & DISTRICT HOSPITAL AUGUST 19, 2022 – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid additional First-Degree Murder charges in connection with the ongoing criminal investigation into the deaths at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital. On March 25, 2021, members of the Hawkesbury OPP were called to… Continue reading Dr. Brian Nadler Charged by OPP with 3 More Murders Related to Hawkesbury ON Hospital
August 5, 2022 – Canada Day had come and gone . Some seniors were talking about the ‘old days’, many moons ago when the fathers would bring the fireworks to the curb outside their homes and light them up. All down the street were big blasts of colour as the fireworks hit the air. Some… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room – By Dawn Ford – Has it really been ten years?
July 27, 2022 – One of the biggest things the Covid-19 Pandemic has done is show how truly weak and messed up our healthcare system is. This isn’t something that can easily be fixed. Money alone will not solve the issues which impact different provinces differently depending on their systems. In Cornwall, the city just… Continue reading As Ontario’s Healthcare System Crumbles It’s Time to Think Outside of the Box. Tax Free Crisis Shifts. By Jamie Gilcig #ohip #medicare #onpoli #cdnpoli
JUNE 17, 2022 – June Is Senior’s Month in some Canadian Provinces including Ontario. A big thank you to all our wonderful seniors in Cornwall who donate their time in various ways to help others in our community. Kudos. From the 1956 movie Carousel, the song by Rogers and Hammerstein, “June is Bustin’ Out All… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford JUNE is Seniors Month!
May 26, 2022 – This is a time to watch for animals and children left in hot cars. Some people think that it is safe with the windows open, even a bit but only more hot air is going in. There is a lot of info about this problem on the internet. If you see… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Don’t Leave Pets & Kids in Cars in the Heat.
May 21, 2022 – Cornwall is starting to reel at the loss of a critical health service. The McConnell walk in clinic, situated right next to the hospital, is shutting down leaving thousands of area residents at a loss for healthcare and surely what will add more pressure to hospital emergency services. Cornwall, a failing… Continue reading McConnell Walk in Clinic CLOSING in Cornwall Highlights Community Health Care Failure in Crisis. By Jamie Gilcig
May 4, 2022 – Well, we’ve had our April showers, so here come our May flowers. I saw a wee little crocus peeking it’s head and tiny leaves through a muddy spot. So teeny-weeny yet making it through the earth. Beautiful to see and watch each day as it grows into a lovely little flower.… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room – Happy 106th Birthday to Edna Dorey & Happy Mother’s Day! By Dawn Ford
APRIL 20, 2022 – Some Seniors were talking about how much fun It was coming out of a musical movie in the 50’s. We were usually laughing or singing as kids having just seen ‘Oklahoma’ or ‘Singing in the Rain’. You had to have at least 12 cents to get in and if you were… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room By Dawn Ford Looking for Lifeline Funding for Seniors
MARCH 20, 2022 – March came in like a lion. I could hardly see out of my window at times. That means or is supposed to mean, that March will go out like a lamb. Let’s hope. March is a busy month. Daylight saving time starts March 13th. My Mom always said the change was… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Springtime!
FEBRUARY 20, 2022 – February is Heart Month. It is a time for not only fundraising but also to raise awareness of the heart and stroke problems which can be of a higher risk for individuals with an unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, unhealthy weight, smoking, stress and excessive use of alcohol and drug use. Early… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. February is Heart Month & Remembering Bob & Dorris Turner
FEBRUARY 11, 2022 – Cornwall area lawyer Maurice Gatien has been working for a few generations now, but until Covid he’s never seen anger in his face to the point that he was assaulted in his office Tuesday February 8th which resulted in a trip to CCH via ambulance. His assailant was wearing a mask….and… Continue reading Cornwall Lawyer Maurice Gatien Attacked in Office Over Covid 19 Vaccine Mandates. By Jamie Gilcig
JANUARY 22, 2022 – The Mamas and the Papas sang, “California Dreamin ‘ ” some years ago. I am beginning to think that California dreaming may depend on how old you are. I was talking to a few seniors the other day about the winters we used to have as kids. We seemed to have… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Christmas Giving & Supporting the Community
DECEMBER 25, 2021 – Santa watched his wife Jessica as she stared out the window sighing. He thought that she seemed to be doing that a lot lately. He said to her, “Jessica, you seem preoccupied lately. Anything bothering you?” She turned and looked at him and with a big sigh she said, ” Not… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma
DECEMBER 15, 2021 – The Jewish communities celebrated Hanukkah this year from November28th until December 6th. A Happy Hanukkah to all our Jewish friends. Snow!!! Who wants snow??? I bet those skiers have been praying again and, of course, a few kids as well. It seems so cold. Brrrr. A few friends and I were… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mice, Birds & A New Book!
NOVEMBER 23, 2021 – The phrase, “One Day at a Time” can suddenly take on new meaning when we are battling a problem. Recently in August I was in the Cornwall Community Hospital for 3 weeks and underwent surgery. The staff in the ICU are angels…professional and very caring. I was also on the 2nd.… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Tiger Passes Away & Thanking CCH & St. Joseph’s CCC For Great Care.
Retirement residences are personal “homes,” not nursing homes. They’re designed, built and operated by companies for people aged 65 and up, places people choose to live based on their needs and what they can afford. To be clear, this is not a story about the government putting financial pressure on Ontario’s more than 770 retirement… Continue reading RHRA Jacks Up Its Retirement Home Rates 70%. By Mary Anne Pankhurst #onpoli #eldercare
JULY 29, 2021 – There seems to be a lot of confusion about the COVD-19 Virus. One minute the WHO is saying to please wear your masks, keep your distance and follow health regulations because the Delta virus is spreading globally. Then on TV you watch a golf tournament in the USA and see none,… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Covid-19 Confusion & Book Release!
JULY 15, 2021 – A book of the best of my first 100 columns will soon be published. For more information or to register for a pre-book sale please email at: firstname.lastname@example.org The sitcom” The Golden Girls” was a very popular show that we all enjoyed. It was funny and entertaining show about how three… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room – 100 First Columns Book & Remembering Loved Ones