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

March is Music Therapy Month

March is Music Therapy Month! This is a month for music therapists across Canada to speak about their work, share information about the potential benefits of music therapy, and raise awareness about access to music therapy services. Who are Music Therapists? Music Therapists are professionals who are trained in accredited programs. [...]

2019-03-05T16:46:50+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Adapted Programming|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

Inspire others

Learn and grow through the woodworking apprenticeship program Since retiring two years ago, Hershey Fitleberg has been a faithful member of the woodworking team five days a week. ”I was always a weekend warrior and loved working with my hands, but I never thought I would have the opportunity to hone [...]

2019-01-03T10:37:09+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Programming|0 Comments

Create your future at the Cummings Centre

Keep your brain active Keep your brain active and stimulated as you age pursuing creative outlets at the Cummings Centre. Transitioning to retirement can be exciting for some and daunting for others. After decades of giving back in so many ways to employers‚ children and aging parents, retirement brings on a new [...]

2018-09-13T12:29:03+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Fun in fitness

Finding her niche The Cummings Centre is the perfect fit for exercise enthusiast Connie Abramovitch. Since taking an active role in the organisation five years ago, the longstanding member has not looked back. Connie's passion Abramovitch has developed a passion for the cardio dance and aerobics classes, offered Mondays and Wednesday [...]

2018-09-13T12:29:11+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Health, Programming|0 Comments