Active Living with Walking Poles (Urban Poling)

Posted by admin on February 2, 2020 in Health and exercise, Nordixx Pole Walking, Pole Walking |

It is not uncommon to see someone strolling past with a cane, having to rely on it for balance and stability. But don’t be surprised if you see someone zip past you on the street, propelled by specialized walking poles. This is exactly what participating in a fitness activity called Urban Poling (aka Nordic walking) […]

SAFE WINTER WALKING – YOU’RE INVITED!

Posted by admin on January 19, 2020 in Community, Health and exercise |

Urban Poling is excited to be partnering with Mosaic Home Care Services in hosting a free round-table discussion on Winter Walking Safety on January 28 @ 10:30 am at the Armour Heights Armour Heights Presbyterian Church (Community Café)! Please join us to learn all about valuable winter walking and fall prevention safety tips while walking […]

Supporting identity and its opportunity for expression may be a better way of looking at falls risks.

Posted by admin on December 12, 2019 in Falls, Health and exercise, Person Centered Care |

Person centered home care requires sensitivity to the character, identity, wishes and abilities of the person:  Much care provision is still overly focused on completing set tasks, on illness, “age” and the many risks posed by daily living.  Person centered home care is dependent on close collaborative relationships sensitive to the person, their preferences, their […]

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 […]

July is here….Mosaic’s Pole Walking Groups Return this Week.

Posted by admin on July 5, 2017 in Health and exercise, Pole Walking |

July is here and that means Mosaic’s Pole Walking Groups will be starting up again this week! Mosaic is excited to offer the community this fantastic event yet again throughout the summer to help people get into shape and socialize. What are the benefits of Pole Walking? The Huffington Post has a few of the […]

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 […]

Community Events at Mosaic This March

Winter is almost over (have we had one this year?) and Mosaic is excited to be hosting wonderful events for our community this March. This month, join Mosaic as we continue to host favoured events like Pole Walking and the First Link Memory Café with the Alzheimer Society of York Region, welcome back a well-liked […]

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