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About Cummings Centre

The Cummings Centre's mission is to empower and enhance the quality of life of adults age 50 and over by providing dynamic and innovative programs, social services, and volunteer opportunities in a vibrant, respectful, inclusive and compassionate environment. Building on its Jewish heritage, Cummings embraces people from all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

Health Tip

Our bodies were made for moving! Agility is the ability to move your body quickly, easily and with control and balance. Exercises that help improve agility will specifically train balance, coordination, range of motion, speed of movement & strength.  Your level of agility can improve with practice and increase your ability [...]

2019-09-06T13:50:25+00:00 September 6th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Reignite your passion

Put your hands to good use It was a day out on the golf course with a friend about five years ago that first sparked Murray Shostak’s interest in becoming a woodshop volunteer at the Cummings Centre. “It is a great way for me to give back to my community. I am [...]

2019-08-02T11:43:11+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Programming|0 Comments

Ease the struggle

Get unconditional support “I am so privileged to witness the amazing connection between participants and animals as part of the Community Mental Health program at Cummings,” says Erika-May Pasmore of Khalizoo Zootherapy. “Animal-assisted therapy helps both younger and older seniors struggling with various emotional and psychological mental health challenges.” Reassurance of the [...]

2019-08-02T11:43:20+00:00 August 1st, 2019|Social Services|0 Comments

A warm welcome awaits

Seniors have so much to offer Arriving in Canada from her native Nigeria in the middle of a cold January, Blessing was looking for a warm place to hang her hat.  She turned to Cummings, twice a week volunteering behind the counter in the cafeteria making sandwiches, pouring coffee and serving up [...]

2019-08-02T11:43:32+00:00 August 1st, 2019|Volunteer|0 Comments

Come Celebrate La Mimouna à Montréal!

For the first time, five community partners – La Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec, the Cummings Centre, the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue, Israel Bonds and the Sephardi Federation of Canada - are celebrating la Mimouna and are inviting you to join them for a beautiful evening in the Sephardic tradition. Mimouna [...]

2019-04-29T12:13:16+00:00 April 25th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Cummings Centre Celebrates International Day of Happiness

Cummings Centre celebrates International Day of Happiness It was a festive occasion at the Cummings Centre as participants in the Day Program, their immediate families and caregivers celebrated the International Day of Happiness. The Centre’s Day Program, also know as Le Club/The Club, provides programs for individuals with memory loss, Alzheimer’s [...]

2019-04-08T14:32:31+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Health, Social Services|0 Comments