By Glenna Burns
Recently Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay lost some of its crucial laboratory facilities. A portion of its scientific backup moved down the road to Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
As with many people who use the hospital in Lindsay, I had little idea what that move meant. I believed
The SAGES program (Special Advice and Gentle Exercises for Seniors) is now available in weekly sessions in Dunsford—plus eight other locations throughout Kawartha Lakes.
Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes (CCCKL) is offering the group exercise classes on
The Five Counties Children’s Centre needs volunteer help for its Annual Door to Door Campaign. The organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year, running throughout May.
In the City of Kawartha Lakes the goal is $25,000, and the campaign’s success depends entirely on
Volunteer Angie Burke with patient Norma Mudd in RMH’s Integrated Stroke Unit.
Stroke survivor Angie Burke is honest with the other survivors with whom she volunteers. She tells them it won’t be an easy battle, and you can’t predict how it will end. “Life will be different,” she says, but it can still be fulfilling.
Thirty months after the stroke that almost
Fenelon Falls firefighters Will Shatraw (left) and Don Barber (right), along with CCCKL volunteer Rudy Schaal, and Meals on Wheels client Ron Watson of Fenelon Falls.
Members of the Kawartha Lakes police, fire and emergency services departments helped Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes (CCCKL) deliver Meals on Wheels to
Volunteer Donna Skitch serves tea to a resident and family members
By Rosemary Barnett
Some of our nursing homes are getting a bad rap. Although incidents can and do occur, as we all know, there are many unsung hero’s behind the scenes.
Extendicare Kawartha Lakes volunteers are among them. Without these caring and giving people, many programs
By Rosana Salvaterra
I am a survivor of all kinds of parental behaviour that I tried hard not to replicate (not always successfully) while raising my own children. In the neighbourhoods and times where I grew up, flying shoes, wooden
Some of those involved in the April 2 Indian Dinner fundraiser strike their best Bollywood poses. From left:Rodney Pinto, Frances Morana, Dr. Ghargi Bhatia, Poonam Chawla, Harjot Cheema, Michael Santos.
This year’s Friends Indian Dinner for Kawartha Lakes will present music and magic, dancing and drama in “Bollywood 3”—a dazzling display of Indian
An upcoming "Care for the Caregiver" education series will run on five consecutive Tuesdays throughout April and early May.
This will be the
Peterborough City and County Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, has declared a community-wide influenza outbreak in Peterborough.
“We now have had influenza outbreaks at
Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes is offering a six-week Hospice Core Training program for local residents who want to help "ease the journey" for friends, family or anyone
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is offering four stand-alone sexual-health clinics in Lindsay this April.
The clinics will provide clients with confidential access to
Kawartha Lakes is now on the list of Areas of High Physician Need.
This new designation will reopen family physician recruitment methods for the Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI), which launched the recent successful appeal to have CKL
The Feb. 25 Ontario budget looks like it was written for the benefit of Bay Street, not for the people of Ontario, says Fred Hahn, president of CUPE, Ontario's largest union with more than 250,000 members in fields like social services, health care and education.
This budget comes on the heels of