Saturday, October 24

Aging and the Elderly

Aging and the Elderly, Coronavirus, Porsche, Toronto, Toronto & GTA

LEVY: Porsche hits the road to celebrate seniors

You might say it was a turbo-charged morning for the 150 residents of Norfinch Care Community nursing home.Dozens of masked residents and caregivers clapped and cheered outside the home near Finch Ave. W. and Hwy. 400, and from windows right up to the third floor, as a tour of classic and late-model high-performance Porsche models passed by with drivers and passengers waiving to them.A few dozen of residents even braved the sizzling July heat to view up close cars from the 1970s to today, including a Targa, Cabriolet and Porsche’s most recent electric model, the Taycan.It was an attempt to give back to a community that has been so isolated during the pandemic, says Porsche Canada President and CEO Marc Ouayoun.Norfinch was just one of four homes visited by a total of about 50 sle...