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Positive Aging Forum hosted by OCSCO

Posted by admin on September 30, 2013 in Events |

Sorry I haven’t been posting for the last week as I’ve been engrossed in working on our new Mosaic website which will be launching in the next couple of weeks!  Tomorrow I’m going to be a “table facilitator” at the Positive Aging Forum hosted by “The Ontario Society (Coalition) of Senior Citizen’s Organizations,  The event […]

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Sardines are the way to go!

Posted by admin on September 23, 2013 in Health & Nutrition |

We have been eating sardines because they have been recommended for my son’s diet: he has been recovering from mono.  But I realized just how easy and nutritious sardines can be.

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Some pictures from the Fall Fair event at “404 and The Shops at Steeles”

Posted by admin on September 21, 2013 in Community, Events |

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A Community Gem in North York!

Posted by admin on September 21, 2013 in Community, Events, North York |

Thank you North York Seniors Centre for providing a wonderful space in our community! Rosie Leung, Case Coordinator, April Stevens, In-Home Supervisor and Linda Rataj, Director Organizational Development at the North York Seniors Centre. North York Senior Centre provides programs and services to promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of adults 55+ living in […]

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Daily Links

Posted by admin on September 21, 2013 in Daily links |

Open the fridge. Nothing to eat (Toronto Urban Strolls) Health aide speaks out about changes to home care delivery (Global News) Health kick ‘reverses cell ageing’ (BBC News) BEYOND THE BEND (Helen Hudson Blog) Speaker talks to students, community about communication with the elderly (The Collegian)

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Why does Mosaic do so much in the community?

Posted by admin on September 21, 2013 in Community, Ethics |

In our business we see a great many important social issues that affect our decisions and community interaction: the social and physical isolation of the elderly; the increasing impact of dementia on all those concerned; issues of abuse and the increasing importance of finding a wider solution to looking after an aging society while keeping […]

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Rogers Bulletin Board: an up and coming stroll through some of Toronto’s finest murals with Nathalie Prezeau and “Staying Young the Fun Way”..

Posted by admin on September 17, 2013 in Media |

The Rogers Bulletin Board is a half hour community television that “connects York Region residents to information about special events, fundraisers and non-profit organizations”.

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Daily Links

Posted by admin on September 17, 2013 in Daily links |

How Safe are Elderly and Disabled People in Assisted Living Programs? While this is an article on a California study the lessons are important.   Seniors urged to fight loneliness after survey finds isolation to be biggest concern – there is a role here for homecare companies.   This is one of the issues we like to […]

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Respect for the aged day

Posted by admin on September 16, 2013 in International |

My friend Ayako Nomura, who lives in Tokyo, lamented, via text, the recent loss of her grandma who would have been 100 years old, and the fact that today is “Respect for the Aged Day” in Japan.   Respect for the Aged Day – 敬老の日 Ayako was her grandmother’s primary caregiver.

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Isabella Ferrara: our community depends on its volunteers…

Posted by admin on September 15, 2013 in Community, Vaughan |

I just wanted to say a few words about volunteering and in particular Isabella Ferrara (President of SAVI).  Events like the SAVI Seniorsfest event noted in my earlier post do not happen on their own.  They happen because of the effort of a great many volunteers.

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