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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.

Post-Stroke Adapted programs at Cummings opens doors to improvement and social engagement

Discharge from a rehabilitation hospital does not mean an end to physical improvement from a stroke. A post-rehab exercise program that promotes movements that are repetitious, intensive and focused is the key to rewiring the brain and regaining control of your body. This philosophy during the development and teaching of all [...]

2018-06-18T13:40:58+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Adapted Programming, Health|0 Comments

‘Mother-daughter’ share a passion for community involvement

This mother’s day, Gloria April and her daughter Susan Ralph, both plan to celebrate a special day together and at the same time acknowledge their passion for community involvement. While Gloria has been involved at the Centre’s gift boutique for some 20 years, her daughter Susan only recently began to volunteer [...]

Bringing more Cummings to our members

The Cummings Centre is listening to you! Many of our members and dedicated corps of volunteers have asked us to bring more programs into the communities in which they live. The Cummings Centre is offering increased programming through its satellite centres as well as partnering with many neighbourhood organizations available to members across [...]

2018-04-09T11:46:03+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Cummings Centre Marks Parkinson’s Awareness Month

To coincide with World Parkinson's Day, Parkinson's Awareness Month is an awareness initiative held in Canada each year in April. According to a recent study commissioned by the Public Health Agency of Canada, in partnership with Neurological Health Charities Canada, the number of Canadians over 40 living with Parkinson’s disease will [...]

2019-04-08T16:20:29+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Adapted Programming, Programming|0 Comments

Celebrating Women – National Women’s Day!

Let’s celebrate Cummings' own Hildy Silverman, one of the many great women who contribute so much to the Centre. Hildy Silverman began her association with the Cummings Centre by accident. “They called me once and asked me to give a class for somebody who had gone to Florida,” she recalls. “I [...]

2018-04-04T10:15:45+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Health|0 Comments

Making Connections at the Cummings Centre

Cummings Centre addresses the unique tastes and interests of the 50+ plus community with a myriad of programs, lectures, services and groups that keep older adults engaged, connected and active. It's an ideal place for making connections.LONELINESS HAS NEGATIVE EFFECTSAccording to Statistics Canada in a 2016 report, as many as 1. 4 [...]

2018-03-06T09:26:35+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Programming|0 Comments