Media/Renovation Updates

Recent news coverage and renovation updates for Terraces of Baycrest

A story on the planned Terraces of Baycrest renovation features comments from Baycrest President and CEO, Dr. William Reichman

(CJN: March 20, 2017)

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Timeline and updates for Terraces of Baycrest redevelopment project

 

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Terraces of Baycrest residents share their secrets to aging well

(The Star, January 1, 2018)

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Helping older adults understand the brain 🧠

Often there is a gap between the research that’s produced in academic environments and what the public knows about it. In an effort to bridge that divide, the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest launched a brain and cognition course at the Terraces of Baycrest. The eight-week course gave trainees the opportunity to share expertise on the brain and aging with older adult students living in the community. Here's what some of the participants had to say about the course. Their advice to others? Never stop learning! 📖

Posted by Baycrest on Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Helping older adults understand the brain

The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest launched a brain and cognition course at the Terraces of Baycrest. The eight-week course gave trainees the opportunity to share expertise on the brain and aging with older adult students living in the community. Here’s what some of the participants had to say about the course. Their advice to others? Never stop learning!

(Baycrest Health Sciences: July 25, 2018)

Terraces of Baycrest resident Kitty Cohen celebrates her 105th birthday by dancing and singing with friends and family.

(Baycrest: December 29, 2017)

Kitty Cohen's 105th Birthday

We had the pleasure of celebrating a very special occasion yesterday, Kitty Cohen's 105th birthday! Kitty is a resident at the Terraces of Baycrest where she loves to tap dance and sing with her friends (turn the sound on in the video below and you will hear her sing!)Happy birthday, Kitty! We wish you all the best #BaycrestBirthdays

Posted by Baycrest on Friday, 29 December 2017
Q&A with Kitty Cohen

Reflecting on 105 years..We recently celebrated Kitty Cohen's 105th birthday and we had a chance to sit down with her and reflect on what has changed in the last 105 years, her advice for younger generations and her secret to a long and healthy life! #BaycrestBirthday #Baycrest100

Posted by Baycrest on Monday, 8 January 2018

On the occasion of her 105th birthday, Terraces of Baycrest resident Kitty Cohen shares some words of wisdom.

(Baycrest: January 9, 2018)

Traditions of Rosh Hashanah

Terraces of Baycrest residents share the meaning of Rosh Hashana traditions with non-Jewish Baycrest volunteers

(Baycrest Health Sciences: September 9, 2018)

Rosh Hashanah 2018

Shanah Tova! 🍯 🍎🍯🍎🍯🍎

Posted by Baycrest Foundation on Sunday, 9 September 2018
Happy Canada Day!

Happy #CanadaDay from residents of the Terraces of Baycrest enjoying the sunshine! ☀️ 🇨🇦

Posted by Baycrest on Sunday, 1 July 2018

Happy Canada Day!

Terraces of Baycrest residence enjoying the sunshine

(Baycrest Health Sciences: July 1, 2018)

Meet Ralph Etigson, one of our special residents at age 102.

(Baycrest: April 13, 2018)

Q&A with Ralph Etigson #Baycrest100

#Baycrest100: Meet Ralph Etigson, born in Toronto in 1916.Ralph was a good student and his father hoped he would become a doctor. But Ralph never took his studies too seriously - he was more focused on his good looks and many girlfriends 😉Ralph's father owned the first Jewish hardware store in Toronto and eventually Ralph joined the business. A few years later, Ralph bought a business wholesaling children's wear and earned the rights to "Dr. Denton's" clothing. He also published a book entitled "Who Am I?"Ralph was married to his wife, Rose Glicksman, for 70 years. They had a son and a daughter, and three grandchildren.Ralph lives at the Terraces of Baycrest and has recently celebrated his 102nd birthday ♥️

Posted by Baycrest on Friday, 13 April 2018

Watch as Terraces residents Esther Kirshenblatt and Joyce Binstock take to the kitchen for their rendition of potato latkes

(Baycrest Health Sciences: December 11, 2017)

This light hearted piece features Fela Schwemer, a 93-year-old Terraces resident making a holiday-inspired recipe with her daughters in the kitchen at The Terraces

(Baycrest Health Sciences: September 18, 2017)

Terraces of Baycrest residents share their thoughts on Mother’s Day

(Baycrest Health Sciences: May 12, 2017)

The Terraces of Baycrest publishes a kosher cookbook of family recipes accompanied by anecdotes that reflect Jewish life in Canada and Europe from the turn of the 20th century to the present day

(CJN: November 23, 2015)

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103-year-old Terraces of Baycrest resident Kitty Cohen dances with TV veteran Blake McGrath

(The Star: October 16, 2017)

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Terraces of Baycrest residents participate in Women at the Bimah project

(CJN: April 25, 2017)

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Women at the Bimah project visits the Terraces of Baycrest

(Baycrest December 28, 2017)

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The Canadian Jewish News shared some recipes from the book A Ta’am to Remember: Recipes and Recollections from the Terraces of Baycrest in honour of Holocaust Remembrance Week and Remembrance Day

(CJN: November, 10, 2017)

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The Canadian Jewish News highlighted how to prepare traditional Jewish meals based on recipes compiled in the book A Ta’am to Remember: Recipes and Recollections from the Terraces of Baycrest

(CJN: October, 11, 2017)

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Alfred Rudolph, Terraces of Baycrest resident who still teaches Yoga at 93-years-old, comments on longevity research results and shares his secrets for successful aging

(CBC: February 22, 2017)

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Seniors at the Terraces of Baycrest share their memories of buying their first home

(National Post:  January 16, 2016)

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A spotlight of a former Terraces of Baycrest resident celebrates his heroic work as a field doctor in WWII serving in Italy and then Holland

(CJN: November 11, 2016)

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