Health Promotion & Wellness

Learn about the latest health information from the experts. Wellness lectures and events provide an opportunity to 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. Take part in our various wellness events, workshops, support groups, health fairs and more!

For more information about health promotion and wellness programs, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

WELLNESS LECTURES

Join us every Thursday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for a weekly wellness lecture on various topics of health, wellness, fitness, nutrition, disease prevention, alternative therapy, mental health, and much more! Admission is free.

 

Central LHIN Services and Power of Attorney
Thursday, May 16
Learn about the services your Local Health Integration Network offers!
Speaker: Svetlana Chatrovataia, Care Coordinator, Central LHIN


How to Get Legal Advice Without Breaking the Bank
Thursday, May 23
Lawyers can be expensive. Join Heather as she discusses a variety of methods to assist in your legal matters.
Speaker: Heather Hui-Litwin, Legal Educator


Downsizing, Decluttering and What Comes Next
Thursday, May 30
Join downsizing expert, Norma Lowe Klein to learn about selling your house or decluttering your home.
Speaker: Norma Lowe Klein, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.


Diabetes
Thursday, June 6
Learn more about prevention and management of diabetes.
Speaker: Learn and Grow Educational Series


Everybody’s Doing it… Aging That is!
Thursday, June 13
This presentation looks at healthcare and financial challenged and solutions as we age.
Speaker: Karen Henderson, Long Term Care Planning Network


Building Healthy Relationships
Thursday, June 20
Our relationships with ourselves and others are an important aspect of our health. Learn how to build, explore and establish healthy patterns of behavior.
Speaker: Circles Enrichment


Antibiotics as Friends and Foes
Thursday, June 27
We will look at how antibiotics work against bacteria, cure infections when used properly and when misused can lead to superbugs.
Speaker: SciChat, University of Toronto


WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS

Memory Boosters
Stay sharp and challenge your mind with riddles, puzzles, games and trivia as part of a fun and energetic group. Drop in.
Every Thursday • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Free
Location: Auditorium


Laughter Yoga
Learn the health benefits of laughter! No exercise required. Instructor: Joyce Solomon
Thursday, April 4
Thursday, May 2
Thursday, June 6
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Free
Location: Auditorium


May is National Physical Fitness Month
Have you always wanted to try one of our fitness classes? Come try any class for free the week of May 5 to 10. See class descriptions, dates and times HERE. Drop in. No registration required. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.


Free Trial Class: Argentinian Tango
Try an Argentinian Tango Class! This class focuses on movement and balance and can be done alone or with a partner. Instructor speaks English and Russian.
Wednesday, May 8
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Free


Free Trial Class: Tai Chi
Try Tai Chi! This class focuses on slow and controlled movements. Improve your health, promote relaxation and work on concentrated relaxation.
Wednesday, May 22
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Free

 

Garden Club
Help us start our container garden on the back patio!
Wednesday, May 29
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free


Health and Wellness Fair
Join us at our annual Health and Wellness Fair! Interact with local agencies, community resources, service providers and health practitioners. Giveaways, refreshments, prizes and more!
Wednesday, June 19
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free