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Join the WTSS Team on Saturday, May 27th, 2017, by making memories matter at the Walk for Alzheimer’s at Etienne Brule Park (on the Humber River by Old Mill Station). The walk takes place from 9:00am – 12:00pm. See below for a map of the trail. Invite…

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Please Note:  The West Toronto Support Services offices will be closed on Monday, May 22 for the Victoria Day long weekend. Contact your program supervisor if you have any questions or concerns. What’s a long weekend without some festivities? Ontario…

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It is the conversation no one wants to have, even though the vast majority of Canadians with parents over 65 feel it is important to discuss elder caregiving and financial support. Here are 5 steps to creating your family playbook: 1. Have the…

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Reposted from McMaster University It seems like almost every day we hear about the “latest, greatest” new study, publicizing the benefits of a new cure, treatment or anti-aging solution. However, very few of these studies are as impressive as they sound.…

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Volunteers are an important part of our organization and make an impact every day! Did you see our newest recruitment video from Shirley? As a West Toronto Support Services volunteer, you are committed to forming a world where adults with disabilities and…

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Show your support this week for our amazing Volunteer team! Volunteer Canada and West Toronto Support Services (WTSS) celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week (NVW). This week is set aside each year to recognize and thank…

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We can feel that Spring is in the air! So it’s time to start exploring our beautiful City of Toronto; and what better way to start than with our public gardens? To help you plan your journey, check out the new Parks, Forestry and Recreation’s interactive…

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The Caregivers’ Time Out at The Dorothy Ley Hospice is a gathering for anyone experiencing the joys and stresses of caring for an adult with a life limiting illness.  It offers a supportive, non‐judgmental environment and a way to: alleviate your loneness…

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Reposted from Globe and Mail Our key take-aways: Stay active, mix strength and aerobic exercise Don’t be prematurely overprotective If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it! If you’re among the three million Canadians whose joints are afflicted by…

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Reposted from the University of Toronto The University of Toronto’s Cosmin Munteanu wants to help seniors feel safer and more confident when using the Internet. “Seniors are afraid of being vulnerable to scams,” Munteanu says. “This prevents them from…
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