Category Archive: News

Walk to Support Seniors

 On a balmy Sunday, June 10th, 2012, thirty-five enthusiastic walkers and runners took the streets of downtown Toronto for the Annual Toronto Challenge 5km Run/Walkathon to help raise funds for North York Seniors Centre.  With donations still coming through, we would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all Continue Reading »

Elder Abuse Awareness Workshops

In support of  Seniors’ Month &  Elder Abuse Awareness  North York Seniors Centre Presents two workshops that you don’t want to miss!   June 7th  FINANCIAL SMARTS FOR SENIORS—PROTECTING YOURSELF  What can YOU do now to safeguard yourself when you are more vulnerable, either because you are alone, physically or mentally incapacitated and Continue Reading »

June 2012 Open House Events & Workshops

   2012 Open House  Celebrating Seniors Month Events & Workshops  June 2    KICK OFF         10:00am – 2:00pm     FREE  Continental Breakfast    Tours     Picnic Lunch     Program Demos    Draws  One-Day KICK OFF Membership Special – and more for the month of June… Sponsored in part by: Canterbury Place Retirement Residence  June 5     Mortgage Continue Reading »

Growing to New Heights! Update

North York Seniors Centre is committed to providing quality client centered care to the community we serve. To support that goal, we have applied for an accreditation with CARF Canada.  In late 2012, early 2013 we will host a team of CARF surveyors who will assess our systems, processes and Continue Reading »

Ministers Make an Important Announcement at NYSC

The Hon. Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and the Hon. Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice are scheduled to make an important annoucement that reinforces the Canadian government’s commitment to combating Elder Abuse on Thursday, March 15th at 11:00 a.m. This announcement will take place at North York Senoirs Centre at 21 Hendon Avenue, Continue Reading »

Growing to New Heights!

We are “Growing to New Heights” Last November Staff Teams, Board Members and invited guests of North York Seniors Centre, Better Living Health & Community Services and St. Clair West Services for Seniors attended an event to launch their collaborative approach to achieving accreditation. The three organizations, who deliver similar Continue Reading »

New Book Helps Protect Seniors from Financial Elder Abuse!

Let The Records Show… North York Seniors Centre is pleased to announce that our Legal Clinic lawyer, Douglas Alderson, has co-authored a new book, Let The Records Show: A Practical Guide to Power of Attorney and Estate Record Keeping, just published by iUniverse. Co-authored with his sister, Linda Alderson – Continue Reading »

Minister of State (Seniors) and MP for Willowdale Visit Local Seniors Centre

 The Hon. Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and MP for Willowdale, Mr Cheungsen Leung will visit North York Seniors Centre on Tuesday July 12, 2011 from 9:00am – 10:00 am. During their visit the Minister will meet with members, volunteers and staff, and tour the Active Living Centre observing Continue Reading »

Toronto Challenge 2011

That is, the Toronto Challenge 2011, a fundraising event to support seniors across Toronto.  On Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 9:30 AM, North York Seniors Centre will be taking to the streets of downtown for a 5k walk/run or 1 k walk to help raise funds for the Centre. We Continue Reading »