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News | Nov 18, 2015

Youngsters are invited to join in non-traditional sports

Downtown Toronto-based charity Mentoring Juniors Kids Organization (MJKO) will be helping youngsters get fit through...

City Centre Mirror
News | Nov 05, 2015

Toronto clinic helping newly arrived Syrian refugees

A clinic designed to meet the health care needs of newly arrived Syrian refugees is making its way through four Toronto...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
News | Oct 15, 2015
Nancy Hawley

Nancy Hawley remembered as fighter for social services

Toronto has lost one of its most passionate and devoted city-builders with the death of long-time Leslieville resident Nancy...

Scarborough Mirror | by Joanna Lavoie
News | Oct 09, 2015
Breast cancer awareness

No appointment needed for breast screening on Oct. 21

Cancer Care Ontario is asking all women aged 50 to 54 to get a free mammogram, without appointment, at a participating...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Oct 06, 2015

Public invited to Regent Park Community Health Centre

The new Regent Park Community Health Centre is inviting the public in to let local residents about the services being...

City Centre Mirror
Health | Oct 02, 2015

New guidebook available for caregivers dealing with dementia

Caring for someone with dementia is more like a marathon than a sprint. There are unrelenting days that test your...

City Centre Mirror
Oct 01, 2015

Animated film at Mindfest aims to promote understanding of mental illness

The Rendezvous with Madness (RWM) Film Festival and the University of Toronto’s psychiatry department are marking the third...

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Sep 29, 2015

YMCA could be coming to King and Spadina neighbourhood

Should all go according to plan, the King and Spadina neighbourhood will become home to a new YMCA facility. The new YMCA...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Sep 23, 2015

Kay Gardner to be honoured helping create for Beltline Park path at special ceremony

Many people have enjoyed walking or biking along the Kay Gardner Beltline path, but far fewer have had the chance to...

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Sep 23, 2015

PART ONE: Mobilizing policymakers and stakeholders ‘critical’ to addressing impending dementia wave

Mobilizing policymakers to effect change

Etobicoke Guardian | 2 Comments | by Laura DaSilva
Sep 23, 2015

VOICES: Family caregivers need better PSW support to keep loved ones with dementia at home

Beverly Verwey believes home is where the heart should stay. In 2007, she gave her mother Betty the option to move into...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Laura DaSilva
Sep 23, 2015

4 common types of dementia

Dementia is the loss of mental functions, such as thinking, memory, and reasoning severe enough to interfere with a...

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Sep 23, 2015

Baycrest turns to innovative, creative solutions to maintaining quality of life among the elderly

Jaws dropped when the senior at Baycrest Health Sciences appeared in a flamenco dress, with a red rose in her hair and...

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

The stigma of dementia among ethnic cultures can bring shame and guilt

It was a cold winter day when a woman in her 40s discovered her mother, who had dementia, wandering in the snow without a...

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

Memory & Company offers a health club-like program for those with Alzheimer’s

As a young volunteer and recreation therapist working in long-term care homes, Ashley Kwong had seen the worst of the worst....

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

Ryerson’s caring clowns school teaches mature students how to bring humour to the elderly

What’s so funny about dementia? Caring Clowns say there’s plenty to smile about, even if you do have Alzheimer disease...

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour

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