Meet Grateful Patients

Kathy Poirier

Kathy Poirier learned very quickly that there are people in life who will catch you when you fall. One moment she was living her normal life in Dresden, Ontario, working and spending time with her family; the next, at age 43, she was diagnosed with a rare form of head and neck cancer called adenoid cystic carcinoma.

There are treatments to slow the progression of this cancer, but there is no cure.

Love and support came from many different places – from her mom, husband, kids and close friends and from new friends she made online. Kathy was already at stage IV and there was…

Rhonda Scholtz

It’s hard to imagine that getting hit by a truck could be good for your health, but this is exactly what happened to Rhonda Scholtz. A cycling accident in her hometown of Goderich sent her to the local hospital, which led to a surprising discovery - her blood pressure was extremely high, especially for someone as fit and active as this 43-year-old mother of two...

It’s hard to imagine that getting hit by a truck could be good for your health, but this is exactly what happened to Rhonda Scholtz.

A cycling accident in her hometown of Goderich sent her to the local hospital,…