Category Archive: Tip of the Month

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 »

Safe Winter Driving: Six Hazards and How to Manage Them

Source: Health & Safety Ontario Website–six-hazards-and-how-to-manage.aspx Unpredictable winter weather conditions and fewer hours of light can place extra demands on your vehicle and your driving skills. Heed the following hazards and precautions. Poor traction. Before you turn off the ignition, move your vehicle back and forth one to two Continue Reading »

Help Protect Seniors from Financial Elder Abuse!

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 – a Chartered Accountant, Let Continue Reading »

Day-light Saving, Night-time Security

Leave a Light On  – P.C. T. Rataj, 32 Division, Toronto Police Service The number of hours of day-light are getting shorter as the fall season progresses. Home lighting is not only helpful when returning home after dark, but it is also a helpful means of deterring criminals from breaking Continue Reading »

“I Recommend Respite”

by Jane Hamilton on July 25, 2011 posted on Aging In Action Newsletter – Mathers Lifeways I just got off the phone with a friend who asked, “How are you?”  Immediately I replied, “Fantastic!”  Even 350 e-mails in my inbox and a pile of dirty clothes in the laundry can’t Continue Reading »

Beat The Heat!

Need a break from the hot sun and the summer heat? Visit us as the Active Living Centre. Have a cool drink, chat with friends and stay cool. Here are some very helpful tips from the City of Toronto on how to stay cool this summer. People at risk during Continue Reading »

Keeping Exercise in Your Life

When people begin a physical exercise program most keep to it faithfully, but as time goes on, some lose their motivation. Here are a few tips to avoid becoming discouraged: • Make the experience a pleasant one • Select activities that you like and at which you show skill • Continue Reading »