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Upcoming Community Events 2018

 

Date

Event Description

                          Time and Location                    

Ongoing

Free Community Exercise Classes for Seniors

The Township of Wilmot, Wellesley and Woolwich, are offering free exercise classes for seniors that focus on cardio, balance, strength and flexibility. These classes will be ongoing throughout the Summer.

For more information please contact 519-664-1900 or 1-855-664-1900. There is no registration required and drop-ins are welcome.

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Ongoing

Walk-In Counselling Service

Family Counselling and Support Services is offering Open Access Walk- In Services on Wednesdays. Counsellors will provide a single session for individuals, couples and families. For more information click here. No appointment needed.

109 Surrey Street E

Guelph, ON

1:00pm- 7:00pm

Ongoing

Live Smart

This program provides customized exercise support and education for individuals with osteoporosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, managed heart conditions and COPD. The program is held for one hour,  twice a week for a total of 12 weeks. Book your free consulation and tour to see if this program is a fit for you.

Shriya Maharaj:     smaharaj@ckwymca.ca  or 519-743-5201 x 255- A.R Kaufman Family YMCA Kitchener

Marc Demers:        mdemers@ckwymca.ca or 519-623-9622 x 242- Chaplin Family YMCA Cambridge

A.R Kaufman Family YMCA

333 Carwood Avenue, Kitchener

 

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge

Ongoing

Healthy Hearts

This program provides customized exercise support and education for those at risk of cardiovascular disease or living with a controlled heart condition. The program is held for one hour,  twice a week for a total of 8 weeks. Book your free consulation and tour to see if this program is a fit for you.

Marc Demers: mdemers@ckwymca.ca or 519-623-9622 x 242

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge

Ongoing

Once a Month

Friends and Relatives Support Group

A group for people who are supporting someone living with a life-threatening illness. You will share experiences and learn coping skills that will help you provide quality care while maintaining a sence of well- being. Contact Julie Schelter at 519-743-4114 or julie@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Avenue,

Kitchener,  ON

6:30pm- 8:30pm

Ongoing

Mon-Tue

Thur-Fri

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

120 Barnswallow Drive,

Elmira, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

200 Boullee Street

New Hamburg, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Every Wedneday

Day Away Program

Suitable for people with a life limiting diagnosis who are able to move around independently and take medication independently. Information sessions about coping, healthy living, Reiki treatments guided meditation etc. For more information, please call 519-836-3921 or info@hospicewellington.org

795 Scottsdale Drive

Guelph, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Every Tuesday

Escape the Ordinary- Hospice Day Away Program

A weekly, full-day program offered in Kitchener and Cambridge for individuals living with a life threatening illness. You will have an opportunity to participate in discussions and group activities that promote fun, laughter and well-being. Hosted by the Hospice Waterloo Region. For more information contact hospice@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Avenue,

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Second Tuesday each Month

Diabetes Connection

The Woolwich Community Health Centre will be hosting a 1 hour group for people living with diabetes to share stories, ask questions and help eachother manage their diabetes.  This support group is intended for people with a diagnonis of diabetes or their support persons. No registration required. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information call Tiffany Krahn at 519-664-3794 ext 241.

10 Parkside Drive

St. Jacobs, ON

6:00pm- 7:00pm

Ongoing

Thursdays

Mind Over Mood

Tired of feeling at the mercy of your mood? Join this free workshop to learn and practice the skills of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) through the workbook Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Chaning the Way You Think.

9 Wellington Street,

Unit 1

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:30am

  April 2018  
7

Dr. Pandey's Annual Healthy Heart Day 2018

Dr. Pandey invites you to join the 14th Annual Healthy Heart Day on April 7. Register for this FREE event healthyheartday@rogers.com or 519-621-3511

St. Benedics High School

50 Saginaw Parkway

Cambridge, ON

7:30am- 1:00pm

April 9-

April 30

Mondays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

New Vision FHT

421 Greenbrook Dr

Kitchener ON

4:00pm- 5:30pm

April 12-

May 17

Thursdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Woolwich CHC

10 Parkside Dr

St.Jacobs, ON

1:30pm - 4:00pm

April 18-

Aug 15
Wednesdays

Chronic Pain Peer Support

If you are living with chronic pain, this group can help you learn tips to manage the pain, live a healthy life and help others.

 

Come to the group to receive:

  •  Peer support and encouragement
  •  Discussion about a variety of health topics
  • Free, drop in program, led by peer leaders

Guelph CHC

20 Shelldale Cres

Guelph, ON

1:00pm- 3:00pm

April 23-

May 14

Mondays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

YMCA-YWCA of Guelph

130 Woodland Glen Dr

Guelph, ON

6:00pm-8:00pm

May 2018

May 3-

June 7

Thursdays

Take Charge!

This FREE  6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here 

Upper Grand FHT

753 Tower St S

Fergus, ON

1:30pm- 4:00pm

May 8-

June 12

Tuesdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Guelph CHC

20 Shelldale Cres

Guelph, ON

9:30am- 12:00pm

10

Aging Well in Woolwich

Free information and active living fair. There will be guest speakers, information exhibits, prizes, lunch and much more! Register for your spot before April 26th. To RSVP, please call 519-664-1900.

Breslau Community Centre

100 Andover Drive

Breslau, ON

9:00am- 1:30pm

May 17-

June 21

Thursdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Stork Family YMCA

500 Fischer-Hallman Rd N

Waterloo, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

May 23-

June 27

Wednesdays

Take Charge!

This FREE  6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here 

Kitchener Downtown CHC

44 Francis St S

Kitchener, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

May 24-

June 21

Thursdays

Dial it Down- Relaxation and Stress Management

During this free, 5 week program you will practce and develop strong skills in releasing body tension, calming and focusing the mind. To register, click here.

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

10:30am- 11:30am

24

Seniors Information and Active Living Fair

Including exhibits, guest speakers,door prizes and lunch. This event is free to attend, however you must register. Please contact 519-664-1900 or 1-855-664-1900.

Wilmot Recreation Complex

1291 Nafziger Road

Baden, ON

9:00am- 2:00pm

May 29-

June 26

Tuesdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

Stork Family YMCA

500 Fischer-Hallman Rd N

Waterloo, ON

1:00pm- 3:00pm

31

Take Care to Give Care

A one day conference for caregivers and those who work with them. This event will have numerous community information displays, guest speakers, and lunch will be provided. This event is free for caregivers. Please register online. For more information, please contact Rosalind at 519-772-8787 ext. 225 or email

Conestoga Place

110 Manitou Drive
Kitchener, ON

9:00am- 3:00pm

June 2018

June 7-

June 28

Thursdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

Cambridge Psychology  Clinic

112 Hespeler Road

Cambridge, ON

6:00pm- 8:00pm

July 2018
August2018
September 2018

Sept 20-

Oct 25

Thursdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Guelph CHC

176 Wyndham St N

Guelph, ON

5:30pm- 8:00pm

October 2018

 

 
 
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