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Barrier Free Advisory Committee (BFAC)

Program Description: 

Are you a person with a physical disability and interested in providing feedback about the needs of people with physical disabilities in the community? The Barrier Free Advisory Committee could be the place for you!

Hours: 

Please call for more information.

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street

Contact: 

Anne Crasto, Health Promoter
(416) 486-8666 ext. 263
annec@ajhs.ca
 
 

Seniors Advisory Committee (SAC)

Program Description: 

Are you age 55+ and interested in providing feedback about the needs of seniors in the community? The Seniors Advisory Committee could be the place for you!

Hours: 

First Tuesday of every month from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street, lower level kitchen

Contact: 

Sasha Whiting, Health Promoter
(416) 486-8666 ext. 299
sashaw@ajhs.ca

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)

Program Description: 

Are you between the ages of 13-29 and looking to volunteer or earn community involvement hours for school?  Join the Youth Advisory Committee at the Anne Johnston Health Station!  Make a difference, share your ideas on topics that interest you, provide valuable input to youth programs and services, inspire youth to take action, and develop new skills.

Hours: 

Please call or email for more information. 

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street

Contact: 

Josee Sovinksy, Volunteer Coordinator 

(416) 486-8666 ext. 215

josees@ajhs.ca

 

 

 

The Mid-Toronto Diabetes Education Program

Program Description: 

The Mid-Toronto Diabetes Program provides free diabetes self-management and prevention education for adults with Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, and for those at high risk of developing diabetes.

Managing your diabetes

Our Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian facilitate group education, workshops and provide individual counselling sessions. Caregivers and family members are encouraged to attend.

Our skill-building sessions help you set realistic and achievable goals to self-manage your diabetes and reduce your risk of developing complications. The group education sessions and workshops may also be available offsite to accommodate the needs of the growing community.

Topics include:

  • Diabetes awareness and are you at risk?
  • Tips and benefits of blood sugar monitoring
  • Recognizing the signs and symptoms of high and low blood sugars
  • Healthy eating for diabetes prevention and management
  • Meal and snack planning for blood sugar control
  • Cholesterol management and heart healthy eating
  • Getting active and include exercise as part of your healthy lifestyle
  • Weight management
  • Reading food labels and grocery shopping tours
  • Diabetes medication management
  • Foot care assessments
  • Preventing long-term complications of diabetes

Foot Care Clinic

Is available on a weekly basis for registered participants of the diabetes program and includes a foot care assessment with a Registered Nurse. Please click here for more information.

We are here to help

By participating in the diabetes program, you will receive the tools and information to create a personalized care plan. We will help you understand the role of nutrition, exercise, medication, and blood sugar monitoring to self-manage and live a healthy and active life with diabetes.

How to get started

Doctor referrals are not necessary, but if you wish to take a referral form to your doctor, click here.  To book an individual appointment or participate in our diabetes program, please call: (416) 486-8666 ext. 208.

Upcoming Programs & Services

External Links for More Diabetes Information

 

Attendant Care

Program Description: 

Our onsite attendant care staff assist with activities such as personal grooming, transferring, ventilator and tracheotomy services, and more.

Peer Support Program

Program Description: 

This program offers time limited individual peer support to people with disabilities. Individuals identify specific issues/goals towards improving emotional health and reducing social isolation. 

Hours: 

Click here to see program flyer and information.

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street

Contact: 

Lucy Costa-Nyman, Peer Support Coordinator
(416) 486-8666 ext. 226

People on Wheels

Program Description: 

This is a peer led support group for people with Multiple Sclerosis who require the use of an assistive device.  Interested participants must register prior to attending – this is not a drop-in program.

Hours: 

Wednesdays from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street, main floor meeting room

Contact: 

Sasha Whiting, Health Promoter
(416) 486-8666 ext. 299
sashaw@ajhs.ca

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