Toronto Area – Better Living Health & Community Services – Upcoming Events

Founded in 1969, Better Living Health and Community Services (previously the Don Mills Foundation for Seniors) has been providing programs and services to support individuals, families and communities in living healthy, happy and independently. For more information, and full details on our Winter 2011 programs, visit

Public education sessions: All sessions are free and held at the Better Living Community Centre (1 Overland Drive, Toronto, ON M3C 2C3). Please sign up in advance as seating is limited. Phone: 416-447-7244 ext. 622 Email: [email protected]

Revolutionary Methods for Health Problem Diagnosis Presented by: Marina Radonjic When: Wednesday, January 26th, 1:00 p.m. If you have always wanted good health but are not certain how to achieve it, this session will show you how to make smart, healthy choices.

Specialist Marina Radonjic will demonstrate how a machine can identify the energetic balance of your organs. She will then show how established naturopathic remedies can put your organs back in balance so they function properly. Marina will help you understand how you can easily control the recovery process by re-testing so that you see significant improvements.

Downsize or Move: It’s Covered Presented by: Red Coats Moving Solutions Inc. When: Wednesday, February 23rd, 1:00 p.m. Ready to sell your home? Want to downsize but don’t know where to start? Join Vicky Riley Keyes as she shares tips on getting your home ready for sale, the up-side of downsizing and smart tips for a great move. With seven years experience moving people throughout the GTA, Vicky is a leading authority and looks forward to sharing her knowledge and expertise. A light lunch is included.

Stay Safe at Home Presented by: FirstWatch When: Wednesday, March 23rd, 1:00 p.m. FirstWatch is a personal emergency response system that connects seniors to emergency services at the push of a button. FirstWatch is a valuable product and service for individuals who want to stay independent. Our goal is to assist seniors to stay safe in the comfort of their home. Refreshments will be served.

Aging Well: Health and Wellness Fair When: Thursday, March 24th, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the beauty of aging! Want to look and feel better? Learn the secrets of healthy eating and staying active. Geared specifically for adults 55 years and older, you’ll enjoy free seminars and workshops, participate in fitness classes and discover organizations right here in your community that can help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Sponsored by: Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario and the Government of Ontario

Widow and Widowers’ Support Group When: first and third Wednesday of the month, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. A wonderful program for those who are finding the loss of a loved one difficult or who need a safe place where they can talk with others who have also suffered a loss. Express yourself in a confidential and non-judgmental setting Guests may be arranged to speak on topics of concern or interest. This is a facilitated discussion group with time for socializing. If you are interested, please contact Sandra Lewis at Alliance Hospice to register, 416-385-8885 ext. 223.