Oral Health Workshop


Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Please join us to learn more about your Dental and Oral Health, presented by Toronto Public Health.
Topics include:
• How your oral health affects your overall health
• Gum disease causes, prevention and treatment
• What your Oral Hygiene routine should consist of
• Tips for better oral health
• Who can get free oral treatments and dental health services

Cost: No charge

Pre-registration required by calling 416-231-3431



Thursday, August 17th, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Zentangle® is easy to learn, relaxing and a fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. No artistic ability is required. Just the ability to hold a pen and mark the paper. This class will inspire your creativity, focus and relax you and amaze you with the beauty you can create.

Pre-registration required.

Cost: $10.00 per person (includes all materials required)

‘Power of the Pen’ – Handwriting Analyses


Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Come prepared to laugh & learn during Elaine Charal’s “Power of the Pen”. Discover how to communicate even more effectively with family and friends by knowing what the strokes of your handwriting mean. Everyone will learn about their strengths as reflected in the ‘paper mirror’ of their handwriting. Elaine will be available to do individual brief handwriting analyses after the presentation.

Register in the Front Office at least one week prior to the presentation date.

Cost: $5.00 per person

This event is generously sponsored by Here to Care for Seniors.

Dementia 101


Thursday, July 13th, 2017
9:30 am to 12:00 pm

This workshop will provide family caregivers with an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease.
Please note that all events are scent-free.

Cost: No Charge

Please register at the Front Office or online at www.alz.to or contact Remy Sookhai at 416-640-6317 or rsookhai@alz.to

‘Creating Your Path To Ageing Well’ – Seminar

Presented by: Gary Hepworth from Premier Homecare Services Etobicoke

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

This one and a half hour session is wonderfully informative, and provides attendees with a good sense of the options, considerations and cautions that seniors, pre-seniors and their families should be aware of in the Lifestyle, Health, Housing, Legal and Financial aspects that are key to Ageing Well.

Cost: No charge

Please register in the Front Office at 416-231-3431

Brain Games – Myths & Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Brain Games
Myths and Facts about Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Thursday, Aug. 10th, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This workshop discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. This workshop is intended for both general public and family members. It is an interactive workshop that provides the opportunity for open discussion and questions regarding dementia.

Cost: No Charge

Please register at the Front Office or online at www.alz.to or contact Remy Sookhai at 416-640-6317 or rsookhai@alz.to

Cider, Cheese and Lavender

A Jaunt into Prince Edward County with Guide Peter Brotherhood

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Come join Time Of Your Life Tours and Guide Peter Brotherhood as he takes us into Prince Edward County to see and sample some of the delights of this lovely area!
7:50 am Depart from the Islington Seniors Centre
10:15 am to 10:45 am Enjoy coffee on your own at The Big Apple in Colborne, and a chance to look over their freshly baked Breads and Apple Pies.
10:45 am The drive continues east to Trenton/Belleville, then south into Prince Edward County and on to Picton for our Luncheon at the Waring House.
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm Enjoy a Full Course Chicken Luncheon at the charming Waring House.
1:45 pm to 2:15 pm Visit the Prince Edward County Cidery for Tastings of 4 of their fine ciders
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm Enjoy a stop at the popular Black River Cheese Factory, where you can sample and shop their cheese varieties.
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm Our last visit of the day is the Prince Edward County Lavender Farm, where you will experience both the sights and scents of fields of beautiful lavender in bloom, and visit the Lavender Boutique.
4:15 pm departure, arriving back at the Centre at approx. 7:30 pm

Cost: $99.00 per member ($2.00 more for non-member)

Pre-registration required.  

‘One For The Pot’ at the Dunfield Theatre

A rich British Farce by Ray Cooney and Tony Hilton

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

A seemingly endless string of mistaken identities, unrequited love and hilarious confusion cause this bubbly farce to boil over in a bevy of laughs! Billy Hickory Wood must prove to a rich mill owner that he is the only surviving child of a late business partner in order to claim an inheritance. Unfortunately, his efforts are complicated by the arrival of a horde of other claimants – each of whom professes the same identity and should be the rightful beneficiary. Surrender to the silliness of summer with an outrageous comedy that will leave you in a wealth of hysterics! Enjoy a Luncheon of Choice at the Napa Grille and Wine Den in Cambridge prior to the 2:00 pm matinee.

Cost: $115.00 per member ($2.00 more for non-member)

Pre-registration required.

Motorcoach departs the Centre at 9:35 am returning approximately 6:00 pm

Voyage to the Falls


Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Enjoy Niagara and its attractions on this super summer day away! You’ll experience the spectacle of the American and ‘Horseshoe’ (Canadian) Falls “up close and personal” on a Voyage to the Falls aboard a Hornblower Cruise Boat … then view the Falls from above as you enjoy a Buffet Luncheon in the Summit Dining Room atop the Skylon Tower! Following lunch, re-board your coach and depart for a picturesque drive in the Falls area, then via the Niagara Parkway following the Niagara River to Niagara-on-the-Lake. There will be a short driving tour here, followed by some time on your own for shopping and browsing.

Cost: $101.00 per member ($2.00 more for non-member)

Pre-registration required.

Motorcoach departs the Centre at 9:05 am returning approximately 6:30 pm

Credit Valley Explorer Autumn Luncheon Train

Credit Valley Explorer Autumn Luncheon Train
Plus ‘Granny Taught Us How’ Gifts and Treasures
and Afternoon Tea at Mrs. Mitchell’s

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
* Tickets must be purchased by Friday, August 18th, 2017

Enjoy a wonderful autumn day trip featuring a Train Ride on the Credit Valley Explorer, Ontario’s premiere Tour Train, as it wends its way from Orangeville through the autumn-coloured Hills of the Headwaters and Credit Valley to north Brampton and return (11:00 a.m. – 2:25 p.m.) Highlights of the ride include crossing the Trestle Bridge spanning the Credit Valley and Forks of the Credit, plus the Provincial Park at Cataract. Lunch will be served on board as you ride (Soup, Sandwich, Dessert, plus Tea/Coffee), and Bar Service is available. Following the train trip we depart Orangeville for Violet Hill via the picturesque Hockley and Airport Roads. Here we’ll visit the delightful Granny Taught Us How and Heidi’s Room, a shopper’s paradise offering gifts, décor treasures, and one-of-a-kind finds. Also nearby is the charming Mrs. Mitchell’s Restaurant, where we’ll enjoy an English-style Afternoon Tea before motoring home.

Cost: $123.00 Per Member ($2.00 more for non-members)

Motorcoach departs the Centre at 9:35 am, returning approximately 6:30 pm