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Cummings CSL Drop-in Program for Older Adults – A Day in the Life

In Honour of Alzheimer's Awarness Month - January 2020 Mondays begin with a preparing for the week ahead- reviewing favourite moments from the past week, inspiring quotes from participants and rejoicing in the friendships we saw blossoming in the room. Planning meaningful programs for the week... finding soup recipes for National [...]

2020-01-13T11:11:06+00:00 January 10th, 2020|Adapted Programming, Health, Social Services|0 Comments

Shake Off the Winter Blues at the Cummings Centre

Reaching out and touching somebody’s hand, as the golden oldies hit song goes, has an important impact on our overall wellbeing as we age. Studies continually show that as social isolation increases, health, both physical and mental, decreases. Statistics Canada reports that 1.4 million Canadian seniors feel lonely and many seniors [...]

2020-01-13T15:03:15+00:00 December 24th, 2019|Health, Programming, Volunteer|0 Comments

COLD WEATHER FITNESS

When winter rolls around, we often adopt the mindset that we can’t go outside – it is too cold, too wet or we will get sick. Nothing could be further from the truth! Exercising outdoors can offer plenty of physical and mental benefits, providing you dress appropriately and respect your own [...]

2019-12-24T11:03:44+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Health, Programming|0 Comments

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

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