The Joy of Aging 2010 – Featured:
On Sunday, October 17th 2010 over 250 women gathered at Eagles Nest Golf Club to raise funds for York Central Hospital, learn about healthy aging, have fun and build new friendships.
The event was organized by financial advisors, Tina Tehranchian and Janine Purves and their team at the Richmond Hill Branch of Assante Capital Management Ltd. The morning started by learning about the hospital and hearing from a patient, past Chair of the Foundation and long-time supporter, Nancy Coxford along with the current Chair of the Foundation, Dr. Nick Voudouris. The first keynote speaker, Dr. Bryce Wylde, homeopath and nutritionist, and host of Wylde on Health and author of the bestselling book, The AntiOxidant Prescription, spoke about healthy aging and managing it through antioxidants. The next keynote speaker, Dr. Fred Weksberg, internationally renowned cosmetic dermatologist, talked about how to manage aging externally with cosmetic procedures. With the engaging and informative keynote speakers, fun activities, an energizing fitness break and interesting booths to visit, the event received a winning response from those in attendance.
The event helped raise $25,000 that will be used to fund needed medical equipment including 2 ICU defibrillator monitors. In honor of the Joy of Aging contribution, a plaque will be displayed at the family/patient area on the fifth floor ICU at the York Central Hospital
The sponsors of the event included an array of national and local businesses including Clarion Medical Technologies, The Richmond Hill Branch of Assante Capital Management Ltd., CI Investments Inc., Dynamic Funds, Fidelity Investments, Mackenzie Investments, RBC Asset Management, AGF Funds, Ascenta, Assante Estate & Insurance Services Inc., Franklin Templeton Investments, Invesco Trimark, Bayshore Homes, Transamerica Life, Universal Care, 2 B Fit Training Studio, Allergan, Charles B Ticker Law Office, Fit Your Style, Four Elms Retirement Residence, Hanoosh Home Accent, Lia Sophia, Lindsay Karabanow, Living Assistance Services, Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries, National Bank of Canada, Priscila-Jewellery & Arts, Sentry Select Investments, Solo Para Ti, Success Breakthrough, Teresa Romig-Independent Business Owner, The Chef Alliance, The Posture Clinic.
The Liberal newspaper was once again our media sponsor, Fairprint was the printing sponsor, Taste of Nature and Eagles Nest Golf Club were coffee break sponsors and Isis Balaban of Workplace Wellness Massage offered massages at the event, the proceeds of which were donated to York Central Hospital.
Prizes for the raffle were donated by 2 B Fit Training Studio, A Glitter of Hope, Affairs in Order, Alice Fazooli’s Richmond Hill, Ascenta, Ardyss, Coty Canada, Eagles Nest Golf Club, Excel Funds, Family Shoe Repair Aurora, Farah Salon & Spa, Fit Your Style, Hillcrest Mall, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Images That Suit, Invesco Trimark, Jack Astors Richmond Hill, Ladies Golf Club, Laser Quest Richmond Hill, Lia Sophia, Lone Star Texas Grill, Marlowe Restaurant, Mark Lash Designs, Optical Shop Richmond Hill, Prestige Beauty Solutions, Raven Essences, Ray Floyd – Royal LePage, Second Cup Yorkdale, Sheraton Parkway Hotel, Solo Para Ti, Sprott Asset Management Ltd, Success Breakthrough, The Chef Alliance, The Posture Clinic, Tina Tehranchian, W10 Colours, West Photo and Wild Wing Richmond Hill.
Items for the gift bag were donated by 2 B Fit Training Studio, Allergan, Assante Wealth Management, Elevate Magazine, Fidelity Investments, Franklin Templeton Investments, Fit Your Style, Galderma, Genuine Health, Living Assistance Services, Morris National Inc., Prestige Beauty Solutions, Taking Care Inc. and Zoomer Magazine.
Joy of Aging 2010 Keynote Speakers:
Bryce Wylde & Dr. Fred Weksberg
BRYCE WYLDE, B.Sc., RNC, DHMHS, HD
Known as one of Canada’s leading alternative health experts, Bryce Wylde is a highly knowledgeable and respected homeopathic doctor and functional medicine nutritionist. With his strong desire to empower consumers to make appropriate educated choices in the realm of natural and alternative therapies, Wylde shares his knowledge through lectures, TV and radio appearances, and various print media. His highly rated weekly television show, Wylde on Health, airing Thursdays at 7:15 PM on CP24 (CTV network), allows Wylde and his guests to share alternative, complementary and integrative approaches to health and wellness with nearly 5 million viewers in southern Ontario .
Dr.FRED WEKSBERG, MD, FRCP
Internationally renowned cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Fred Weksberg is the medical director of The Weksberg Centre for Cosmetic Dermatology and the Toronto Vein Clinic. With over 25 years experience Dr. Weksberg continues to both practice cosmetic dermatology and stay active in researching and lecturingon the latest technology and innovations in cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Weksberg is committed to helping patients to attain their natural beauty and to look as good as they feel. For more information about Dr. Weksberg, please visit: http://www.drweksberg.com/about.asp