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JDAIM raises awareness and fosters acceptance and inclusion

February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month (JDAIM), a unified effort among Jewish organizations worldwide to raise awareness and foster acceptance and inclusion of people with disabilities and mental health conditions and those who love them. Now in its 13th year, JDAIM brings together organizations across Montreal for an [...]

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 [...]

Ease the struggle

Get unconditional support “I am so privileged to witness the amazing connection between participants and animals as part of the Community Mental Health program at Cummings,” says Erika-May Pasmore of Khalizoo Zootherapy. “Animal-assisted therapy helps both younger and older seniors struggling with various emotional and psychological mental health challenges.” Reassurance of the [...]

2019-08-02T11:43:20-04:00August 1st, 2019|Social Services|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 [...]

2019-04-08T14:32:31-04:00April 4th, 2019|Health, Social Services|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 [...]

‘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 [...]

How we Remember

September is Alzheimer awareness month. Learn the main reasons why we forget information and find out how you can better your short-term memory. Memory starts with perception. All the information that we hear, see , feel, smell or touch travels to the brain in what is known as an electrochemical impulse. This information is then [...]

2018-01-01T07:04:34-05:00July 25th, 2017|Social Services|0 Comments