Blood Pressure Workshop

Join us for a free Blood Pressure workshop for individuals with pre-diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes. Learn about the relationship between Diabetes and High Blood Pressure Get your blood pressure checked. Participate in an interactive workshop about Healthy Eating and Blood Pressure. Light refreshments will be provided. Date: Friday, April …

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Colour My Plate – Cooking Classes

The Diabetes Education Program presents “Colour My Plate” – Free Cooking Classes for individuals with Pre-diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes. Date: Friday, March 22, 2019 Time: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Location: Bathurst Finch Site (540 Finch Ave. West) Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, please call 416-787-1661 ext. 3301. …

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Getting Grounded (Farsi)

In September 2018, Unison partnered with North York Community House to launch a 7-week workshop series on Effective Communication Skills for Farsi speaking for community members at the Bathurst-Finch Hub.  Participants were so pleased with the series, they advocated to create a monthly support group. Starting in January 2019, the …

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Laughter Yoga

The winter can be a hard time due to social isolation, so Social Work and WestReach will be hosting a Laughter Yoga session at each Unison site throughout the months of January and February 2019. Laughter Yoga is a great way to heal & relive stress! Sessions include unique exercises …

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Speaker at podium
Kenneth Shafer at the podium

ANC supports residents to advocate for their health care

In early March, Bathurst-Finch Action for Neighbourhood Change (ANC) resident volunteers learned of the upcoming closure of the Urgent Care Centre at North York General Hospital’s (NYGH) Branson Ambulatory Care Centre. The closure was scheduled for June 1, 2017. The Urgent Care Centre was opened in the 1990s and is considered an important human service infrastructure …

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