Is virtual healthcare a new normal?

Is virtual healthcare a new normal?

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have contacted a medical professional by phone, video chat or text message instead of in-person. Recent research from the Canadian Medical Association found many of us welcome the change. “Most Canadians who had the opportunity to use virtual care have been very satisfied with the experience, […]

Four ways for retirees to get involved in the community

Four ways for retirees to get involved in the community

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on retirement homes across the province, leaving many seniors thinking about how they can give back to those around them. While it may seem difficult to get involved right now, there are ways you can make a positive difference in your retirement community. Share your passion Your unique skills […]

A stable of horses and a gaggle of geese – my worst audience ever!

A stable of horses and a gaggle of geese – my worst audience ever!

Our latest column from William Thomas So I get an email from Patricia of the Canadian Consortium On Neurodegeneration In Aging inviting me to be the guest speaker at their October 15th National Conference. My first thought was that these medical minds must be studying the nervous system of the greatest degenerate of our time […]

Walk-A-Mile Covid Style more than doubles goal to raise over $100,000

Walk-A-Mile Covid Style more than doubles goal to raise over $100,000

Gillian’s Place asked everyone, not just men, to Walk-A-Mile Covid Style and on Saturday, October 17, 2020, everyone did, more than doubling their $50, 000 goal. “This was Niagara’s march to end violence against women,” a Gillian’s Place press release said. “Thanks to the support from all of the walkers, donors and sponsors, Gillian’s Place […]

Big Move Cancer Ride pedals on to raise over $370,000 local cancer care

Big Move Cancer Ride pedals on to raise over $370,000 local cancer care

Niagara Health Foundation press release – The 2020 Big Move Cancer Ride brought together over 330 riders in the 12th annual ride in support of Niagara Health’s Walker Family Cancer Centre. The virtual ride encouraged participants to “ride from home” while raising funds for Niagara Health Foundation. This year’s event raised over $370,000 toward cancer […]