• ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019

    The Council for Black Aging Community of Montreal 18th Annual Conference, titled Health & Wellness: Beating The Odds held on Saturday October 26, 2019, at Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa was well attended and an overwhelming success. CBAC Executive Director Katrina Nurse, CBAC Administrative Assistant Junora Etienne The Council’s target...

  • CHRISTMAS LUNCH 2019

    December 6th, 2019 Location The Canadian Royal Légion 7771 Bouvier St., Lasalle Time: 1 :00pm-4 :00pm As much as the Christmas season heralds happiness and merriment, the holiday period can be a depressing time for seniors. It can amplify loneliness or feelings of loneliness. Furthermore, when winter conditions are downright horrible, social...

  • Aging: Planning Makes A Big Difference

    Originally appeared in the Montreal Community Contact Volume 27, Number 21 October 17, 2019 Aging is an inevitable aspect of living. Its absence from general school curricula has generation after generation of young adults living in the moment, not thinking or planning too far ahead, thus ignorant and unprepared for...

  • Loneliness and Seniors: An Emerging Public Health Threat

    Originally appeared in the Montreal Community Contact Volume 27, Number 20, October 3, 2019 Given size of community, we’ve all known someone or heard stories of members who died alone in their home and whose body was only discovered days later. Per a CTV Montreal January 2019 article: “An estimated...

  • Pain In The Elderly

    By Elsie Weekes (Delivered at CBAC’s January 24, 2019 Community Lunch) How many of us have experienced pain within the last year and was told not to worry that it is due to aging? I believe that a lot of us have received this answer. I am here to let...

  • Intimacy: Relationships, Finding Companionship, Sex

    Intimacy: Relationships, Finding Companionship, Sex By N Oji Mzilikazi 21 November 2018 Above the line: An abridged version was presented at: The Council for Black Aging Community of Montreal 2018 Conference: Strategies to Maximize Better Aging Saturday, 27 October 2018 Le Nouvel Hotel and Spa 1740 René-Lévesque Blvd. W, Montreal, QC...