Tag: West Toronto Support Services

Reconnect Community Health Services -West Toronto Support Services Integration Announcement

The Boards’ of Directors of Reconnect Community Health Services and West Toronto Support Services (WTSS) are working toward integrating our organizations to create a combined entity that will better serve our clients and communities. The Boards of Directors have signed a Letter of Intent confirming the parties’ commitment to merging the organizations into a single…

2018 1st Annual General Meeting Highlights

“WTSS is poised to embark on an exciting new chapter in its history and is well positioned to address the challenges that lie ahead in our sector…We are confident that the collective strengths of the merged agency will enable us to improve access and expand the services that help our clients to live independently in…

Invitation to the WTSS’ 1st Annual General Meeting 2018

West Toronto Support Services welcomes you to attend their 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM). Thursday, September 13th, 2018 Please RSVP to Margarita at (416) 249-7946 by August 31st. This years event will be held at 116 Industry Street (Learning Enrichment Foundation). Free transportation will be offered to any clients/members requiring assistance.  Please contact us as soon as possible.…

5 Free Workshops on Financial Abuse and Fraud – registration required @WTSSorg @LACseniors

Financial Abuse and Fraud  A Free Workshop Series for 55+ West Toronto Support Services is please to announce the launch of monthly interactive workshop sessions in partnership with LA Centre for Active Living and Loyola Arrupe Corporation. Join us for practical hands on tools and a self-defence class. Registration is required and space is limited…

FREE Brain Health Workshop with @AlzToronto @WTSSorg. RSVP Required.

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay. Let’s celebrate big strides, like #NationalDementiaStrategy, and keep advocating for awareness & support. Yesterday, Alzheimer Society of Toronto conducted an excellent workshop right here at the West Toronto Support Services Office and there is another one scheduled for October 18th. Please see details below! All of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto workshops…

What’s Open & Closed Labour Day Weekend in Toronto

Please Note:  The West Toronto Support Services offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 for the Labour Day long weekend. Contact your program supervisor if you have any questions or concerns. For an up to date list of what’s open and closed this Labour Day Weekend in Toronto, check out this link: http://www.toronto.com/things-to-do/whats-open-closed-labour-day-weekend-in-toronto/ Looking for some long…

FREE Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop – Fall 2017 Registration is Open!

What is Chronic Disease Self-Management? This workshop helps people with long term health problems manage their health & quality of life with confidence. Who’s it for? Anyone living with or giving care to someone with a long lasting chronic condition Topics to be covered: Positive Thinking, Goal Setting, Problem Solving, Physical Activity, Decision Making Skills,…

Update re: WTSS and HCSS Proposed Merger

We are pleased to inform you that the amalgamation of West Toronto Support Services (WTSS) and Humber Community Seniors’ Services (HCSS) has been approved by the Boards of both organizations and their respective memberships in May, and was accepted by the Toronto Central LHIN at its Board meeting on June 28, 2017. For more information…

Five tips to stay healthy at home

Posted from McMaster Optimal Aging. Thank you Dr. Maureen Dobbins. Your home is your castle, so they say. But that doesn’t mean you can let down your guard when it comes to staying safe and well. If you’re like most people you want to “age in place,” which means maintaining your independence as you grow older…

Music Therapy: Join the @AlzToronto Choir

Music Therapy Choir

Did you know that the Alzheimer Society of Toronto has a choir that is conducted by an accredited music therapist? Join today and enjoy the benefits of FREE music therapy! When: Fridays, September 23 to December 9, 2016 | 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Where: Music Therapy Centre , 1175 Bloor St West , Toronto,…

WTSS AGM and Annual Report 2015-2016 Highlights

The 2015-16 year has been a pivotal time for WTSS, yielding remarkable successes and exciting opportunities. On Thursday September 15, we held our 31st Annual General Meeting at our office on 1709 Bloor St. W. 2nd. Fl.  A special thank you to all Members, Volunteers, Staff and Special Guests that actively participated, including LA Centre…

WTSS 31st AGM – September 15th, 2016

Join West Toronto Support Services for our 31st  AGM on Thursday, September 15, 2016. RSVP before September 9th at tanderson@wtss.org or (416) 653-3535 Ext. 233   A West Toronto Support Services (WTSS) news blog post. Please be sure to subscribe to get news updates directly to your email inbox. Read more about WTSS services

Celebrating Canada’s 149th Birthday

Yesterday, over a hundred people attended the Canada Day Celebration at 1709 Bloor St. W. There were plenty of hamburgers, watermelon, chips and fruit punch for attendees who were ready to catch an early celebration of the popular holiday.  Celebrating Canada has been an annual tradition for many years at LAC for tenants and those in…

The @WTSSorg Team are Proud Supporters of the 2015 #WalkForMemories and @AlzToronto

As promised in our January 21st Blog Post, the WTSS team gathered together with over 1,000 other amazing people at Brookfield Place to honour people with dementia in our lives. And according to Alzheimer’s Toronto, we collectively raised over $640,000 to support people with dementia in Toronto. The West Toronto Support Services team is pleased to…

Caring for Someone at Home with Dementia: Don’t Neglect Your Own Self-Care

The decision to care for someone with dementia at home can be exhausting work – both mentally and physically. In our previous Blog Post, we shared a practical resource to simplify the home and improve environmental safety. In this Blog Post, let’s explore the ways to help you stay strong and able to cope with your…