In the News2024-06-11T10:21:18-04:00

In the News

June is Seniors Month

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.

Lonely together

There is a more than 50-year age gap between Diane Skippen, 78, and university student Megan Yakabuski, 21. After meeting, they found they had something very much in common — the desire for more human interaction.

Brock to help Pelham seniors get fit

The Town of Pelham is set to partner with Brock University to offer fitness programs for seniors age 55 and older. The Meridian Community Centre will act as a satellite site for the university. The program will be a six-month pilot project beginning in January, offering cardio, strength training and conditioning, as well as functional movements for everyday wellness.

Hear Our Voice

June is Senior Citizens Month, a celebration and recognition of the contribution seniors make in our communities. They have a great deal to contribute to society in terms of expertise and life more.

Make your vote count

It is important we all vote. As seniors we need to participate in the Oct. 22, election and make our vote more.

It’s time to challenge ageism

Reality is that we are all aging from the day we are born. Yet ageism, unlike other “isms” like racism or sexism, is the last socially tolerable form of more.

The Fix

The Fix One Peel nursing home took a gamble [...]