Tag: Seniors

Toronto Public Library Staff Are Calling Seniors During Pandemic – GNSOTD Thur, Jan. 7th 2021

When it comes to caring for the elderly during a Global Pandemic, the idea is to keep them as safe as possible. Unfortunately, this also leaves them rather isolated and lonely which can negatively impact their emotional and physical wellbeing

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Senior Pet Adoption Agency Gives Older Pet Owners A Boost – GNSOTD Thur, Oct. 29th 2020

Pets for the Elderly, first founded in 1992, announced this week that it is expanding its grant program to include animal care assistance at participating shelters. This expansion will help seniors (aged 60 and up) cover the costs of vet appointments, food,

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Pandemic Pen Pals – GNSOTD Mon, July 6th 2020

Two McMaster grads who have turned a simple school project into an effort to help seniors in isolation. The two grads, Charmaine Holland and Aliza Prodaniuk started a Pen Pal service back in April to reach out to seniors to

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Musician Uses Heavy Machinery To Bring Music To Seniors In Lockdown – GNSOTD Tue, June 16th 2020

Chicago-based performer named Colette Hawley has made it her mission to bring music and joy to some of the most isolated and lonely people; nursing home residents. She has been singing to seniors and Alzheimer’s patients across the country since

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Two Teens Turn Good Deeds Into Nationwide Effort – GNSOTD Tue, Jun 2nd 2020

Two friends from Montgomery Blair High School, in Maryland, have taken something they were doing for their own family and turned it into a nationwide effort. Dhruv Pai, 16, and Matt Casertano, 15, were both buying groceries for their grandparents

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Seniors Entertaining Seniors Pirate Style – GNSOTD Thur, May 28th 2020

One of the most vulnerable groups of our society has also been one of the most closely monitored during this COVID-19 Pandemic, and that’s Seniors. Seniors have had to be on complete lock down all around the world. That leads

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One Group Of Seniors Laughing Their Way Through Quarantine – GNSOTD Thur, May 21st 2020

If you, like so many, are sitting at home trying to figure out what to do with yourself next. You should know about one of the most vulnerable groups of people, a group of 20 seniors living in one of

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Young Champions Of The Senior Cause – GNSOTD Fri, May 15th 2020

In this time of Pandemic there are those who know how to make a difference in the world and are acting upon it; and they are not always the ones you might expect. Sometimes, instead of the well-known, experienced leaders;

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Neighbours Helping Neighbours Campaign Gets Enhancement From City Of Brantford

The City of Brantford is heartened by the response they have received to date from citizens who want to help others in need. Residents and organizations throughout Brantford are supporting one another in new and creative ways while social distancing

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Shopping Consideration For Others

It’s becoming obvious that those with difficulties shopping normally are suffering even more with all the panic buying currently happening. With images and stories of seniors and individuals with disabilities being unable to get what they need. But there are

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