JSS Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 3 August 2015

Team JSS will run at Waterfront Marathon

The 2015 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon will be held on October 18th (Sunday), and JSS will once again send three marathon runners. There are two different courses the runner can choose from: full marathon (42km) and half marathon (21 km). Mr. Takanori Kuge (counsellor) will run a full marathon and Ms. Junko Mifune (part-time counsellor) […]

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A Taste of Japanese Language Education

By Yoshiko Nakao, Former Toronto Japanese School principal I assume that there are many parents who are thinking of looking for a Japanese language school for the coming school year in September. I would like to support this by providing some brief information on the current state of Japanese education in and around Toronto for […]

Seniors’ New Life: Downsizing and Decluttering

By Harue Clipsham It’s been a year since we moved to a 2-bedroom downtown condo from a Toronto suburban, 2-story 4-bedroom house in which we had lived in for 30 years. By the time we moved, our home was showing typical signs of many seniors’ households. My husband had already been retired for 7 years, […]

What is Anti-aging? Oriental Medicine and Medicinal Cooking (Part 2 of 2)

By Yuki Minesaki, Registered Acupuncturist and Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner This is the 2nd half of the article “What is Anti-aging? Oriental Medicine and Medicinal Cooking”, published in the May 2015 Issue of the JSS Online News. You can see the 1st half of this article by clicking here. The Key is “Hojin / […]

Water and Us: Living on the Planet of Water

By Mami Ishii, Naturopathic Doctor, ND What does water mean to you? The ancient Greek philosopher Thales (624BC -546BC) said: “All things are from water and all things are resolved into water.” In fact, 60-70% of the adult human’s body consists of water. While a newborn’s body consists of 80% of water and is moist and […]

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