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New Events Coming Soon!


During these times we owe it to ourselves to do what we can to keep learning and stay healthy. However, with all the sources of information (or misinformation) out there, it can be a challenge to know who to trust. We can help you navigate. Join us for these special events and workshops. We will focus on a wide range of themes and topics.

Upcoming Topics

Lunar New Year Celebration

Sunday, Feb 6 at 12:30pm

Join us on the Bright Spot as we celebrate the year of the Tiger. We will be hosting our first virtual Lunar New Year celebration, complete with a Lion Dance and visit from the God Fortune. There will be opportunities to partake in a Tai Chi Demonstration, learn about the Chinese Zodiac, win prizes for Trivia and much more in this 45-minute celebration. The teams at the Markham, North York and Scarborough YMCAs are inviting you to join in this celebration of culture and community.

Join the event here.

For Brain Health Series

In Case You Missed it:

  • Oct 6: Week 1 - Brain health and diseases. Watch the recording here
  • Oct 13: Week 2- Cognitive changes in the aging process. Watch the recording here
  • Oct 20: Week 3- Brain training: How can puzzles help. Watch the recording here
  • Oct 27: Week 4- What we can do every day for our brain. Watch the recording here

Presenter: Amy Stephenson
Amy has been working with seniors for more than 7 years. Amy completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Western University during this time she volunteered at the Canadian Centre for Aging and Health lighting her passion for geriatrics leading to a Masters in Aging and Health at Queens University. Professionally, Amy has worked in an Adult Day program providing hands-on care, as a Public Education Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society and is now acting as the Caregiver Wellness Coordinator at the Scarbrough Centre for Healthy Communities. When not working Amy enjoys the outdoors running, paddling and biking.

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