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

August 17, 2017 - 9:45am - 10:30am

MUSIC THERAPY WITH MIYA MUSIC THERAPY!

“LITTLE TUNES TOGETHER”
This intergenerational program will bring together babies, mothers and older adults to sing songs and play instruments. Limited space! Registration required.

Thursday, July 27 – August 31
9:45 – 10:30 am
Cost: $30

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

August 17, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

This presentation will look at the most commonly prescribed medications, what happens when we forget to take our pills, and more.
Speaker: Alana Del Brocco, Pharmaceutical Education

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

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

August 17, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

August 20, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

MUSIC THERAPY WITH MIYA MUSIC THERAPY!

“INSTRUMENTS, RHYTHM, MOVEMENT”
Use instruments and music to promote physical and emotional health! Limited space! Registration required.

Sunday, August 13 – September 17
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Cost: members $48
non-members $96

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

August 21, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Stress is a major factor in today’s fast paced society, but excess stress can lead to poor health outcomes and is a major risk factor for heart disease. Maurice Bloch has been providing counselling and support services for over 20 years, and will lead the group through a stress reduction program including relaxation exercises, awareness training, thought control and more.

Monday, July 10 - August 28, 2017
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: Free

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

August 24, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, join us to learn more about the Canadian experience through personal story telling.
Speaker: Passages Canada, Historica Canada

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

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

August 30, 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join retired Police Sergeant Bob Paterson, as he shares his tips on avoiding frauds.

Wednesday, August 30
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

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

August 31, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Harold will join us to talk about bills, selling your property, finances after divorce or death of a partner, and more.
Speaker: Harold Rosenfeld, Former Director of Finance, CTV

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

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

September 7, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

What is health and critical illness insurance and is it something we really need? Learn about insurance options as we age.
Speaker: Stephen Flomen, Milestone Insurance

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

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

September 14, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

This presentation will look at climate change, pipelines, tar sands and Canadian Climate Policy with environmental action group, Environment Defense.
Speaker: Patrick DeRochie, Environmental Defense

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

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