Category Archive: Tip of the Month

Fall is Here… Here are 6 steps to prevent them

Falls remain the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among Canadian seniors, and between 20% and 30% of seniors fall each year. Watch this video on what you can do to help prevent them.   6 Steps to Prevent a Fall from National Council on Aging on Vimeo. Continue Reading »

Home Safety for Seniors: Safety Solutions for Independent Seniors

The following information was researched by an up state New York student wishing to share it with seniors everywhere. Origninal publisher unknown.   Home Safety for Seniors: Safety Solutions for Independent Seniors As a senior citizen, you have a variety of housing options available to meet your needs. Active and independent Continue Reading »

KEEP CALM AND GO TO THE HOLIDAY BAZAAR!

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Celebrate With Us!

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Vote Toronto!

    2014 Municipal Elections Toronto’s Election Day is October 27. Busy on Election Day? You can also vote during advance vote from October 14 to October 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can vote if you: Are 18 years of age or older, Are a Canadian citizen, Are Continue Reading »

Drive Safe!

Taken from: Mayo Clinic Housecalls, Vol. 15, Issue 19. mayoclinichousecalls@everydayhealth.com Driving can sometimes be challenging for older adults. Follow these safety tips for older drivers, from taking good care of yourself to planning ahead and updating your skills. Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws. As you Continue Reading »

Lordy, Lordy, look who’s 40!!

         Happy 40th Birthday, North York Seniors Centre! In September 2014, North York Seniors Centre (NYSC) marks another milestone by celebrating our 40th anniversary. It’s hard to believe that NYSC was started back in 1974 by a small group of seniors who wanted a place to meet, Continue Reading »

Are You Prepared?

Emergency Fact Sheet Do you know what do in an emergency? You cannot predict an emergency, but you can prepare for one. Take action today! Make a plan and build a kit that is based on your individual needs and have it readily accessible.   Developing a plan: • Consider Continue Reading »

Be Aware, Be Safe!

Theft by distraction is a crime of opportunity and everyone is a potential victim. Please see the attached Public Safety Alert issued by Toronto Police Service. Distraction thefts Techniques to Prevent Distraction: Use handbags or purses that have a zipper or locking flap. Keep the zipper or locking flap closed Continue Reading »