Reignite your passion

Put your hands to good use It was a day out on the golf course with a friend about five years ago that first sparked Murray Shostak’s interest in becoming a woodshop volunteer at the Cummings Centre. “It is a great way for me to give back to my community. I am [...]

2019-08-02T11:43:11+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Programming|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

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