Good Deeds at Budget Time & How Cornwall Failed by Jamie Gilcig FEB 1, 2015

Good Deeds at Budget Time & How Cornwall Failed by Jamie Gilcig FEB 1, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario –  The biggest news story this week here in Cornwall has been the tale of police officers, while making a domestic call, discovering an elderly couple in distress with no food in their house. Upon further examination the story evolves that the couple, married 54 years, had ended up destitute to the point […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Heart & Stroke Month & Tiger Tales – JAN 25, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Heart & Stroke Month & Tiger Tales – JAN 25, 2015

CFN – February is Heart and Stroke month. The web site , www.heartandstroke.com has valuable information on the signs and symptoms of a stroke or heart attack. It also gives a new way to remember signs of a stroke using the word ‘FAST’: Face: face drooping? Arms: can you raise both arms? Speech: slurred or […]

Seniors Situation by Dawn Ford – Seeing Eye Dogs, Cats, Hospice Needs & Why No Bus Service on Christmas in Cornwall?

Seniors Situation by Dawn Ford – Seeing Eye Dogs, Cats, Hospice Needs & Why No Bus Service on Christmas in Cornwall?

  CFN – In 1927, a young man who was blind , Morris Frank, read a story about dogs being trained as guide dogs for blinded WW1 veterans. . According to the Seeing eye Organization website, he wrote to the author of the article asking for help because he was so frustrated with his mobility […]

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Christmas Time Literacy & Tartle – DEC 16, 2014

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Christmas Time Literacy & Tartle – DEC 16, 2014

  CFN – The Tri County Literacy Council, which is a community based non-profit organization, offers both community and individual literacy programs. According to their website, they provide to our residents of SD&G free educational upgrading, from Literacy Basic Skills to occupational training courses. They also offer free educational assessments and develop training plans for […]

Senior’s Situation Room By Dawn Ford – Kudos To Spinners & A Tiger’s Tale NOV 3, 2014

Senior’s Situation Room By Dawn Ford – Kudos To Spinners & A Tiger’s Tale  NOV 3, 2014

CFN – The Canadian Hearing Society has opened an office at 4 Montreal Road. Some years ago, probably early 90’s, I was on a board with the late Dorris Turner to open a CHS office in Cornwall. It was located for some time in the old HDH Nurses’ Residence on York Street. The building is […]

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Kudos to Freshco Manager Chris Pierce & Remembrance Day NOV 10, 2014

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Kudos to Freshco Manager Chris Pierce & Remembrance Day NOV 10, 2014

CFN – With the closing of No Frills at the Square, many seniors living in the area were wondering how they would manage to get groceries. I remember one lady who lived in a Senior’s Residence telling me that she would walk to the Square with her walker and get whatever groceries at No Frills […]

Senior Situation Room with Dawn Ford – Happy Birthday to Sonny Richard Herrington & Senior Moments

Senior Situation Room with Dawn Ford – Happy Birthday to Sonny Richard Herrington & Senior Moments

  CORNWALL Ontario – A wonderful senior will be celebrating his 90th. birthday on June 24th. He is a Navy Veteran, Sonny (Richard) Herrington. . Apparently when our Grandfather Herrington first held Sonny for the first time as a baby, Sonny smiled at him, probably with a toothless cute little grin. . My grandfather , […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room Celebrating 50 Years at CGH Alumni Dinner

Dawn Ford  Seniors Situation Room Celebrating 50 Years at CGH Alumni Dinner

CFN – June is Seniors’ month. A nice way to honour it is to celebrate with some wonderful seniors. There were a lot of seniors at the Legion Friday night celebrating. It was our annual Cornwall General Hospital Alumni dinner. The Class of 1964 celebrated fifty years.   Attending for their class were Doreen Cameron […]

Seniors Couple Scuffle Leads to Assault Charge of 80 Year Old in Cornwall Ontario CPS June 10, 2014

Seniors Couple Scuffle Leads to Assault Charge of 80 Year Old in Cornwall Ontario  CPS June 10, 2014

        ASSAULT             Cornwall, ON – An 80-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on June 9th, 2014 and charged with assault. It is alleged that on June 8th, 2014 during an argument with his 73-year-old wife the man slapped and pushed her. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. During their investigation the […]

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 […]

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