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Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing – From Evidence to Action: International Federation on Ageing, 14th Global Conference, 7th to 10th August 2018

Mosaic (Nathalie Anderson and I) attended this major global conference where I was also a presenter and a session chair. I also attended one of the Master Classes, on Ageism, on the Tuesday, before the conference and was invited by AARP to an evening event at the Berkeley Bicycle Club, on Wednesday, where I had the opportunity to speak to many of the leading lights of age friendly cities and healthy aging. This post provides more detail on the conference and its content.

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Our 6th July North York Seniors Centre Tour

Toronto has a great many community centres, recreation centres and senior centres.  They and their volunteers do amazing work.  We thought how about visiting them with some of the many people who come to Mosaic’s Community Resource Centres.  To educate people, to connect people across our communities and to let people know what resources and […]

Mosaic Activity Booklet – A Tour of our Wonderful City

Posted by admin on July 5, 2018 in Community, Events, Greater Toronto Area |

Download here > for our July 2018 Edition and for up to date information on events in and around the GTA please go to our community twitter handle @MosaicGTALinks A Guide for Members, Families and Caregivers Take a tour of our wonderful city of Toronto with Mosaic’s Activity Booklet. Every month Mosaic compiles a list […]

Mosaic’s Sit & Knit Day Saturday June 9th, 2018 (By Dina Campeis)

Posted by admin on June 18, 2018 in Community Centres, Events, Newsletters, World Knitting Day |

On Saturday June 9, 2018, Mosaic participated in the World Wide Knit in Public Day and held our first ever Sit & Knit at Centre Court in the Shops on Steeles and 404.  We had 4 tables filled with women of varying skills and even had 1 gentleman amongst the crowd who used a loom […]

Mosaic’s submission to the Toronto Senior’s Strategy

Posted by admin on May 25, 2018 in Age Friendly Cities & Communities |

Regarding – EX34.2, Toronto Seniors Strategy Version 2.0 Mosaic Homecare & Community Resource Centres would like to formally extend its support to the recommendations made in Toronto Seniors Strategy Version 2.0. Mosaic is a private homecare company with a strong history of community outreach and has been providing community resources, space, fun and educational events […]

CALLING ALL KNITTERS! By our roving knitting reporter Dina Campeis

Posted by admin on May 23, 2018 in Community Centres, Events, International, World Knitting Day |

MOSAIC’S first SIT & KNIT We are excited to be a host site for the World Wide Knit in Public (WWKIP) Day on June 9th! Let it be said right from the start that I don’t knit. It’s not that I don’t want to, it’s just that I find it difficult to count stitches and […]

Personal Support Worker Appreciation Day – May 18th & 19th 2018 at the Mandarin Yonge & Eglinton

Posted by admin on May 22, 2018 in PSW Appreciation Day |

“Personal Support Workers are the heavy lifters of the health care system and now have a day to recognize all their hard work!”  P.S.N.O. (Personal Support Network of Ontario). Mosaic Home Care recognized our front line staff on Friday evening May 18th and Saturday May 19th, 2018. Our caregivers were invited out to a special […]

Nursing Week: “Hashtags” and Social Media; Voices to Lead “Health is a Human Right”; The Impact of Funding and Staffing constraints on holistic person centered care.

Posted by admin on May 10, 2018 in Nursing, Person Centered Care |

International Council of Nurses: “There is no other profession that attends to people’s needs in their most vulnerable periods of time as nursing does. The relationship between the client and the nurse provides a unique and intimate view of a person’s life. “ Mosaic’s Karyn Terrell (RPN), Client Services Nurse Consultant, at a North York […]

North York Seniors Centre – The Gem of North York

Posted by admin on April 10, 2018 in Community Centres, North York |

After a long delay creating Mosaic’s latest newsletter and participating in community events, Mosaic’s Kevin Lopes has finished this blog featuring our wonderful friends at North York Seniors Centre. Mosaic’s Jane Teasdale has always referred to North York Seniors Centre as the gem of North York for the incredible contributions the Centre makes for the […]

Creative Collage: I (Dina Campeis) have always been “drawn” to mixed media art….

Posted by admin on March 23, 2018 in Collage, Community, Creative, Events, Person Centered Care, Social and isolation |

……..so when Mosaic Home Care booked Lesley White to facilitate a collage class, I thought, Wow, this is great.  I get to play and work at the same time! As Community Relations Manager, I can often join the various programs that we provide for free at our Community Resource Centres, and this was one such […]

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