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 […]

Welcome to the Memory Café/Alzheimer’s Café, starting next week!

The First Link® Memory Café, York Region and the Toronto area Memory Café start next week! Welcome to a café style environment geared towards people diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease and/or related dementias, their care partners as well as those who worry about memory problems. The cafés provide a friendly atmosphere where people can socialize […]

Staying Socially Engaged Within Your Community

Posted by admin on January 16, 2018 in Community, Events, Life and art, Loneliness and isolation, Social networks, Talks |

Mosaic will be teaming up with North York Seniors Centre on Friday, January 19th for an informative event at our Markham Office where you can learn ways to contribute to the community, techniques to connect with others, and discover programs and services that are available to you. North York Seniors Centre will speak about the […]

November may be “Falls Prevention Month”, but the time, effort and the fun is all year round:

Posted by admin on November 23, 2017 in Health and exercise, Social networks |

November is Fall Prevention Month across Canada. Here are a few things you may not have known about falls: Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults? During Falls Prevention Month t we encourage you to share falls prevention information with the people around you, especially the older adults […]

Mosaic’s Spring & Summer Events Are Now Up!

This spring and summer Mosaic is excited to host another set of fantastic and fun events for our community. From the return of pole walking to informative talks Mosaic’s spring and summer schedule offers a variety of free events for the community to enjoy: Come Walk with Mosaic & Author Nathalie Prezeau – April 28 […]

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Social Work Week: Our aging population and the “Retirement Community” concept.

Posted by admin on March 17, 2016 in Community, Education, Life and art, Retirement homes, Social networks, Social work |

Last week was “Social Work Week” in Canada and I thought this post from Jen Beninato, a social service worker and MemoryPlus Manager for Delmanor Elgin Mills Retirement Residence, would be appropriate to help mark that week. —————- The global population is aging at an accelerated rate. In 1950, just over 5% of the world’s […]

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Make Friends & Socialize…..

Posted by admin on March 2, 2016 in Health and exercise, Social networks |

Recent studies have shown just how important social connections are to our health. A few news articles have even suggested that having strong social bonds are as important to our health as exercise and diet! The study done by the University of North Carolina looked at social connections at different stages in life, measuring key […]

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