Tag: Seniors

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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Four Students Save Guelph Senior – GNSOTD Friday, Nov 29th 2019

Nancy and Leonard Saunders of Guelph say they’re very thankful for four Grade 7 students who stopped to help after Nancy in early September, and likely saved her life. The day before their 50th wedding anniversary the seniors were in

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Food Bank Use Up In Ontario

If you’ve been debating about helping out any of the food drives going on you might want to know that food bank use has been increasing in various regions in recent years. In fact according to the annual Hamilton Hunger

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Seniors Find Solution To Loneliness – GNSOTD Friday Dec 21

Loneliness among older adults is a rising epidemic in Canada. Statistics Canada reports more than one million seniors say they’re lonely. Being alone has profound health consequences too. It lowers cognitive function. It increases premature death as well as the risk of heart attack, stroke, depression and the risk

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