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JSS「Ogenki-desuka?」Project

JSS「Ogenki-desuka?」Project How have you been doing? ~ Let’s chat with a JSS social worker! ~ It’s been a year since the pandemic was declared in March 2020. Many people are staying at home, not seeing family/friends in this lockdown while holding onto the thoughts that we are all in this together. It becomes critical to […]

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Myth & Fact of COVID-19 Vaccine

Online e-Learning Session “Myth & Fact: COVID-19 Vaccine” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1.5-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about “Myth and Fact: COVID-19 Vaccine”, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, March 31, 3 – 4:30 pm. *Held in English with Japanese interpretation What is […]

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Positive Ageing (3) Learning from Japanese Canadian Seniors

Online e-Learning Session: Positive Ageing “Learning from Japanese Canadian Seniors” Presented by Momiji / JSS / Yee Hong Centre 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), joined by Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care, on Wednesday, March 10, 3 – 4 […]

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e-Learning Session: Supporting a Senior Friend

Online e-Learning Session “Supporting a Senior Friend” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021, 2 – 3 pm. *Held only in Japanese What is this session about? You may be […]

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Momiji & JSS: e-Learning Series

Momiji & JSS Present: e-Learning Series 2021 Feb & Mar Sessions – Open for Registration!! Missed sessions? Scroll down to watch the recorded version! Not having much opportunity to meet people due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us to learn variety of skills and knowledge from cooking to health! Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese […]

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Easy Yoga for Seniors (Online)

JSS Online Program 『Easy Yoga for Seniors』 This program provide the seniors & pre-seniors (age 55+) the opportunity to enjoy the 60-min easy yoga session followed by the 30-min socializing time with fellow Japanese-speaking seniors. One term consists of 4 weekly sessions; registration is required for each term. The first term (Mar 8 – 29, […]

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IT Support in the Community

Do you have any difficulty using or accessing online services and smart technologies (e.g. smart phones, tablets, computers), Internet, video chat, etc.? Here is the list of the providers that can help you with these issues via phone (free). Momiji Technical Support Services (in Japanese) Toronto Public Library: Seniors’ Tech Help TechServe (non-profit) *Note: The […]

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e-Learning Session: Anxiety

Online e-Learning Session “Learn about Depression” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2 – 3 pm. *Held only in Japanese What is this session about? Bringing back the guest speaker […]

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Big Thanks from Holiday Drive 2020

Thank you for your generous support to our 2020 Holiday Drive. This year under the COIVD19 pandemic, we had no choice but trying to collect monetary donation only to ensure everyone’s safety. We are extremely grateful for your continued support despite this change and extra challenges imposed by the pandemic. The Holiday Drive program received […]

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Positive Ageing (1) End of Life Preparation ~ Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning

Online e-Learning Session: Positive Ageing “End of Life Preparation ~ Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, January 13, 2 – 3 pm. *Held in English with […]

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The 21st Annual Holiday Drive

Japanese Social Services is starting its annual Holiday Drive Program. It is our hope that members of the community will continue to express their goodwill and caring by participating and contributing to this year’s Holiday Drive. In the past, the Holiday Drive has centered around the community gathering and donating various toys, gifts, and non-perishable […]

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Counsellors’ Report

By Takanori Kuge  While I missed seeing everyone in person at this year’s AGM, it was nice to connect with new faces and familiar faces of the people attended the meeting. In this issue I’d like to describe a summary of the counsellors’ report that I presented in the AGM.   [ Current trend ]  While the total number of counselling service users […]

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JSS Program Report – Transitioning to online format 

Chie Takano Reeves (Community Outreach Worker / Volunteer Coordinator)  As a result of the pandemic, we have been offering our programs via online formats while in-person programs have been paused since mid-March. Online service is to completely new to us, and it was very much challenging to learn and used to it to the point that we can provide sessions and teach our […]

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e-Learning Session: Housing & Personal-Care Choices for Seniors

Online e-Learning Session “Housing & Personal-Care Choicesfor Seniors” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, Oct 28, 2 – 3 pm. *Held only in Japanese What is this session about? Many people wish […]

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e-Learning Session: Depression

Online e-Learning Session “Learn about Depression” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, Sep 9, 2 – 3 pm. *Held only in Japanese What is this session about? Being isolated at home, not […]

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