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Municipalities across the region plan to raise flag bearing the words 'A Community for All Ages'
On Monday, June 1, 2020, Mayor Steele raised the Age-Friendly Niagara and City of Port Colborne Flag with Senior Citizen Advisory Council members Betty Konc and Valerie King, for the month of June to recognize and honour the seniors in our community.
Mayor Ugulini along with limited representatives from the Age Friendly Committee and Age-Friendly Niagara Network will raise a flag at Thorold City Hall to recognize Seniors Month.
There'll always be new fitness and workout trends to throw ourselves into (and debate the merits and efficiencies of), but it still might be worth learning how to walk before we run — or spin or box or circuit train — for lifelong health.
“Four more deaths, all elderly.” For the family of John Fox, already in mourning, those words cut like a knife in a fresh wound. The retired RCMP officer had died earlier that day of COVID-19 at the age of 73.
As regional programs and facilities have been shut down to contain the spread of COVID-19, dozens of workers are being redeployed to assist seniors in Niagara's long-term care homes who are isolated due to visitor restrictions.
Food requests have spiked at Meals on Wheels in Niagara Falls in recent weeks as people practise social distancing in the wake of COVID-19.