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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.

Music and Mindfulness

Start a New Practice and Maximize Music’s Potential for Your Mental Health Well, here we are – at home without our regular access to the outside world and the people in it.  Things have changed and we are all adapting.  Maybe this is going well for you [...]

2020-05-05T12:33:08+00:00 May 4th, 2020|Health|0 Comments


From the Cummings Friends and Family Cooking Series Ingredients: 4-5 Matzos 1 C unsalted butter 1 C brown sugar 1 C chocolate chips 1 C toppings of your choice 1/2 tspn sea salt flakes or kosher salt Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 F Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and parchment [...]

2020-04-02T17:13:12+00:00 April 2nd, 2020|Programming|0 Comments


Find great personal satisfaction “Social isolation and loneliness are very serious problems for the elderly population,” says Marc Haligua. Marc, in his sixties, has been volunteering at the Cummings Centre for over two years and has seen first hand the difference the programs and services offered at the Cummings Centre make each [...]

2020-02-12T14:23:10+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Programming, Volunteer|0 Comments


Move towards the future Presenting topics as far ranging as the recent elections in Israel; the Golden Age of Spain; Islam; and Art and the Bible, come naturally to Dr. David Bensoussan. He has been sharing his knowledge with Cummings Centre members for longer than he can remember. “I truly enjoy [...]

2020-02-11T16:55:45+00:00 February 11th, 2020|Programming|0 Comments


Help lead the way Staying true to our mission to empower and enhance the quality of life of adults age 50 and over requires much foresight and planning.  Developing future lay leadership holds the key. “As a recent graduate of the first group of the Helen Levy Leadership Development Program, I feel [...]

2020-02-11T13:15:42+00:00 February 11th, 2020|Volunteer|0 Comments