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Think you’re resilient? Baycrest seniors’ positive attitudes win during power outage. On the evening of Monday, July 8, 2013 an unprecedented torrential downpour hit Toronto. As a result, The Terraces of Baycrest was flooded and left without power. In response to this weather emergency, all 179 Terraces residents were safely relocated to temporary, alternative locations. #StormTO #Toronto - Read more here: http://www.baycrest.org/photo-essay Alternative, Power Outage, Flood, Resident, Downpour, Weather Emergency, Weather, Power, On The Evening
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Think you’re resilient? Baycrest seniors’ positive attitudes win during power outage. On the evening of Monday, July 8, 2013 an unprecedented torrential downpour hit Toronto. As a result, The Terraces of Baycrest was flooded and left without power. In response to this weather emergency, all 179 Terraces residents were safely relocated to temporary, alternative locations. #StormTO #Toronto - Read more here: http://www.baycrest.org/photo-essay
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In honour of Ontario Seniors’ Month, we teamed up with The Soul Food #Poetry Discussion Group from The Joseph E. and Minnie Wagman Centre to share #lifelessons from seniors in #Toronto. Come play with the interactive poetry brain and see what’s on the minds of Baycrest seniors: http://www.baycrest.org/seniors-month-2013.php
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Twenty Baycrest fridges and freezers retrofitted to keep our planet green. See the impact in this #infographic http://www.baycrest.org/earthday2013.php #EarthDay
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Boy, that air is fresh! Keeping our forests green, 1,550 trees at a time. Find out how we’re doing it: www.baycrest.org/earthday2013.php #EarthDay #infographic
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Reducing CO2 emissions isn’t only about driving less. How can healthcare do its part? http://baycrest.org/earthday2013.php #EarthDay #infographic
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Legendary NHL greats lace up to fight Alzheimer’s, support Baycrest. Theo Fleury and Marcel Dionne join 2013 NHL alumni roster. Toronto, March 19, 2013 – Hockey fans in Toronto will be excited to learn that the 2013 Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s has added even more talent to its already impressive roster.
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Jacob Family Theatre Opens at Baycrest. Private theatre to benefit hospital patients and families. TORONTO, Mar. 13, 2013 – On March 14, Ellis Jacob, President and CEO of Cineplex Entertainment, and his family will be at Baycrest Health Sciences to celebrate the grand opening of the Jacob Family Theatre in the Abe Posluns Auditorium.
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Brain Lane art exhibit now on display at the Ontario Science Centre
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Neuroscientists discover brain ‘clue’ that differentiates people who have lower or higher self-control.
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Baycrest's Dr. Tiffany Chow launches her new book - The Memory Clinic - at bookstore last night.
Baycrest doctor writes book of ‘hope and healing’ for Alzheimer’s patients and their families:  A Toronto doctor who diagnoses Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias has a story to tell about the courageous people she’s met in her clinic and her own evidence-based plan to protect her cognitive health as she ages. Nutrition, Reading, Elderly Care, Alzheimer's Disease, Ancestry, Doctor, Neurologist, Disease, Gerontology
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Baycrest doctor writes book of ‘hope and healing’ for Alzheimer’s patients and their families: A Toronto doctor who diagnoses Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias has a story to tell about the courageous people she’s met in her clinic and her own evidence-based plan to protect her cognitive health as she ages.
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Top officials from Baycrest Health Sciences led a Trade Mission to Asia in November at the request of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. The mission brought Baycrest to the table with dozens of businesses in Singapore and Japan, selling the capabilities of consortium members in order to bring business to Ontario.
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Children from Associated Hebrew Schools joined seniors at Baycrest’s Reuben Cipin Healthy Living Community last Friday morning for the first Chanukah candle lighting.
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Baycrest war vets share stories with journalism graduate: - Remembrance dayToronto, ON – WWII vets Sydney Phillips, 90, and Albert Soren, 95, live at Baycrest’s Apotex Centre Jewish Home for the Aged. This week they shared their service stories with Centennial College Journalism graduate Tarah Bleier a few days prior to Remembrance Day on Sunday.
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Politicians meet with Baycrest to discuss ways to help adults preserve their cognitive health into old age: Ottawa, ON –With dementia rates expected to soar in coming decades in Canada and other countries with aging populations, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Baycrest Health Sciences is on Parliament Hill today meeting with politicians who are eager to learn more about brain health so they can better plan for the well-being and care of all Canadians.