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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

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