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Master Your Skills Behind The Camera

Through teaching a variety of photography classes at Cummings, professional photographer Marko Kulik knows that people are creative by nature. “Just like with any type of art form, from painting to sculpture and so many others, photography is a wonderful way to express oneself. Learning a few basic rules about the art [...]

2018-08-13T15:32:38+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Caregiving responsibilities explored at the Cummings Centre’s Caregivers Conference

The Cummings Centre is uniquely placed within the community to understand and respond to the evolving needs of the caregiver. Caregivers are often too busy taking care of others not realizing the very real psychological and physical consequences their caregiving duties have on them. The Caregivers Conference The Social Action Committee [...]

Put pen to paper

Creative writing instructor Suzanne Reisler Litwin designs each class to take students to parts of their lives that they want and need to express. “The cultural and spiritual richness of our community is explored in so many ways through the medium of creative writing. When students share their work, it‘s amazing to see  how the topics [...]

2018-08-14T10:28:17+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Welcome to Fall at the Cummings Centre

A myriad of activities Inspiration, creativity, health and well-being, forging friendships and giving back distinguish the daily workings of the Cummings Centre. Members are able to participate in a myriad of activities, learning new skills and keeping active in mind and body. A vibrant community centre and proud Jewish organization for [...]

2018-08-06T16:39:47+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Post-Stroke Adapted programs at Cummings opens doors to improvement and social engagement

Discharge from a rehabilitation hospital does not mean an end to physical improvement from a stroke. A post-rehab exercise program that promotes movements that are repetitious, intensive and focused is the key to rewiring the brain and regaining control of your body. This philosophy during the development and teaching of all [...]

2018-06-18T13:40:58+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Adapted Programming, Health|0 Comments

‘Mother-daughter’ share a passion for community involvement

This mother’s day, Gloria April and her daughter Susan Ralph, both plan to celebrate a special day together and at the same time acknowledge their passion for community involvement. While Gloria has been involved at the Centre’s gift boutique for some 20 years, her daughter Susan only recently began to volunteer [...]

Bringing more Cummings to our members

The Cummings Centre is listening to you! Many of our members and dedicated corps of volunteers have asked us to bring more programs into the communities in which they live. The Cummings Centre is offering increased programming through its satellite centres as well as partnering with many neighbourhood organizations available to members across [...]

2018-04-09T11:46:03+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Programming|0 Comments

Cummings Centre Marks Parkinson’s Awareness Month

To coincide with World Parkinson's Day, Parkinson's Awareness Month is an awareness initiative held in Canada each year in April. According to a recent study commissioned by the Public Health Agency of Canada, in partnership with Neurological Health Charities Canada, the number of Canadians over 40 living with Parkinson’s disease will [...]

2019-04-08T16:20:29+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Adapted Programming, Programming|0 Comments

Making Connections at the Cummings Centre

Cummings Centre addresses the unique tastes and interests of the 50+ plus community with a myriad of programs, lectures, services and groups that keep older adults engaged, connected and active. It's an ideal place for making connections.LONELINESS HAS NEGATIVE EFFECTSAccording to Statistics Canada in a 2016 report, as many as 1. 4 [...]

2018-03-06T09:26:35+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Programming|0 Comments