Wellness

Learn about the latest health information from the experts. Wellness lectures and events provide an opportunity to find out about the issues that matter to you. Learn about common health concerns and risk factors, and get tips on prevention and treatment options to best manage your physical, psychological and spiritual well-being. Check the Events and Activities Calendar for upcoming dates and topics.

For more information, please contact Katie at katieg@betelcentre.org or 416-225-2112 ext. 126 or Maria at marial@betelcentre.org or 416-225-2112, ext. 130.

Upcoming Lectures

October 23, 2017 - 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Join Iris Edelman from BodyTalk Thornhill for a guided meditation circle.

12:00 -12:45 pm
Cost: Free

Contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org for more information.

October 25, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Do you like gardening? Did you want to start your own ?
Join us as we create a small container garden at the Betel Centre and get your hands dirty!

4 Monthly Sessions:
July 19, 2-3 pm: Starting a container garden
August 17, 3-4 pm: Pickling workshop
Sept. 27, 2-3 pm: Harvest party
October 25, 2-3 pm: Garden clean up

Free! Hands-on! No experience needed!

Limited Space. Registration required.
For more information or to register, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112 ext.130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

This program is funded by the Government of Ontario.

October 26, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

This program will enhance your understanding of dementia, discuss the difficult aspects of visiting seniors with cognitive disabilities and discuss how you can be part of the Seniors Offering Support Program to help those with dementia in the community.
Speaker: Memory Loss Foundation

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

November 1, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Building an Age-Friendly City, Province and Country"
Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Samir Sinha wants to keep older Canadians healthy and independent for longer. As the population ages, the viability of our health-care system depends on it. Join us to learn more from the expert lead on the Ontario and Toronto Seniors Strategy and how to live long, live well and how the healthcare system can meet the needs of older adults. This event is sponsored by Senator David A. Croll Memorial Fun at the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto.

Wednesday, November 1
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

November 2, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

We will look at multiculturalism, diversity and discuss issues of racism and the different forms it takes in particular contexts.
Speaker: The Opening Door Project, Canadian Mental Health Association

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

November 9, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Learn the health benefits of laughter. No exercise required! Drop in.
Instructor: Joyce Solomon

12:15 - 1:15 pm
Cost: Free

November 9, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn more about reasons to move to a retirement home, costs, downsizing, what’s included, different types as well as resources available to protect your rights as a tenant.
Speaker: Mary Allen, Shop Retirement Homes

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

November 16, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join Virginia as she guides us through navigating the healthcare maze.
Speaker: Virginia Miles, Compass Healthcare Solutions

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

November 23, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn more about how to best plan for your estate and if Tax-Free Saving Accounts are right for you.
Speaker: Madeline Sotoudeh, Edward Jones Financial

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

November 30, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Learn the health benefits of laughter. No exercise required! Drop in.
Instructor: Joyce Solomon

12:15 - 1:15 pm
Cost: Free