Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dr. Nat Shah & Saying Grace – May 20, 2014

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dr. Nat Shah & Saying Grace – May 20, 2014

  CFN – Dr. Nat Shah, a prominent family physician, has been given many awards and accolades over the years since he first came to Cornwall in 1960. He has worked tirelessly for our community, at our local hospitals and for many charities. Last year he received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal. I tease him […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Seniors Outreach Program Brings Back Memories

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Seniors Outreach Program Brings Back Memories

CFN – Kudos to Cornwall Transit for providing shuttle transportation on Feb. 15 and 16th, so that people and their families could enjoy the holiday weekend and the Winterfest . Thank you. A wonderful program to assist seniors who are alone is offered by the Glen Stor Dun Lodge through the Community Outreach Programs. Volunteers […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford October 1 is International Seniors Day! Remembering Bob & Dorris Turner

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford  October 1 is International Seniors Day! Remembering Bob & Dorris Turner

CFN – October 1st. will be National Seniors’ Day and also United Nations International Day of Older Persons. June was “Seniors’ Month” and there were many articles in the media about seniors. At the Villa there was a bulletin board with a salute to the many characteristics of seniors. I read it and then, later […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Where does one go dancing anymore & Coed Hospital Rooms?

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Where does one go dancing anymore & Coed Hospital Rooms?

CFN – A few friends and I were reminiscing about the past. . It was brought on because we were wondering where young people go to dance today. , And also where anyone dances today. None of us know much about the bars and if you can dance in them. . In the fifties, CCVS […]

Seniors’ Situation Room – Edition 16 by Dawn Ford C.A.R.P. & Child Haven

Seniors’ Situation Room – Edition 16 by Dawn Ford C.A.R.P. & Child Haven

CFN – Canadian Association of Retired Persons (C.A.R.P.), offers many benefits to its members. Founded more than 25 years ago, it is a non-profit non-partisan association for people 45+ of age. Their magazine, Zoomer, describes CARP as promoting and protecting the interests, rights and quality of life as this age group gets older, proposing a […]

Seniors Situation Room – Edition 12 by Dawn Ford

Seniors Situation Room – Edition 12 by Dawn Ford

CFN – The GlenStorDun Lodge issues a monthly Newsletter called the ‘ Lodger‘. It has many interesting articles, photos and great jokes. In the January issue Craig Smith, social worker and Tim McNally, recreologist, along with Linda Geisel have been working to make the Cornwall Unit into a dementia friendly environment. With limited resources they […]