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

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month According to Parkinson’s Canada, more than 25 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease every day. Between 2011 and 2031, the number of Canadians diagnosed is expected to double to more than 163,700. Commonly known for its movement or motor-related symptoms, people with Parkinson’s disease are often [...]

2019-04-09T13:34:48+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Adapted Programming, Health, Programming|0 Comments

How to thrive on a plant-based diet

Eating healthy March is Nutrition Month in Canada and its primary message is to increase public awareness about healthy eating. The Cummings Centre recognizes the importance of a good diet for adults of any age. According to Megan Caplan, Certified Holistic Nutrition Coach, the healthiest diet is plant-based in which no [...]

2019-03-07T14:50:37+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Reach out and touch someone

Help other with new challenges Volunteering in the Adapted Gym is a natural fit for Molly. A retired physiotherapist, Molly works one-on-one with post-stroke participants and others dealing with Parkinson’s Disease. “I love doing for and helping people," says Molly. ”Knowing that I can impact someone’s life by imparting my work [...]

2019-04-30T16:08:02+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Keep Yourself Happy

Work out your body and brain Staying fit both mentally and physically has been a priority for Connie since turning 50. “I have maintained a very active lifestyle and I was over 80 when I joined Cummings,” says Connie. “Now approaching 89, I have never looked back!” Who is Connie? Connie [...]

2019-01-28T10:47:08+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

The Legacy of Herb Paperman Lives on, Helping the Less Fortunate in the Community

During his lifetime, it was important for Herb Paperman to help the less fortunate. Even after his passing in 2017, his legacy lives on with the recent announcement from the Paperman family of a generous bequest he made to the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors Foundation to help vulnerable seniors. Over the years, Herb [...]

2019-01-17T16:45:19+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Adapted Programming, Health|0 Comments