Physical Activity Program

Program Description: 

A fitness program that encourages healthy and active living by incorporating adaptable aerobic, resistance training and stretching exercises for all abilities. Registration is required – this is not a drop-in class.

Hours: 

Please click here for more information.

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street

Contact: 

Monica Gordon, Attendant Care
(416) 486-8666 ext. 228
monicag@ajhs.ca

Sexability

Program Description: 

This innovative program provides sexual health information to youth and adults with mobility disabilities through peer-to-peer education workshops, social events and resources.

Hours: 

Please contact us for more information. 

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street

Contact: 

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

 

Women’s Disability Action Awareness Group in Training (WDAAGIT)

Program Description: 

This is an interactive peer-led group for women with disabilities guided by the principles of advocacy, mentorship and peer support within an independent living environment. 

Upcoming WDAAG Events:

Hours: 

If you are interested in becoming a member of WDAAG IT, please call for more information.  This is not a drop-in group - registration is mandatory. 

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street

Contact: 

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

Seniors Home Health Program (SHHP)

Program Description: 

The Seniors Home Health Program provides primary health care services to frail and homebound seniors, ages 55 and up, that live in our catchment area. Our interdisciplinary team of providers includes physicians, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, occupational therapist, chiropodist and registered dietitian. The goal of the Seniors Home Health Program is to provide client-centered care that improves seniors’ ability to live independently and stay out of hospital.

Contact: 

If you are a service provider from the community and would like to make a referral, please click here.
If you would like information about how to become a client, please call (416) 486-8666.

Health Promotion Workshops

Program Description: 

We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year that provide information and education for seniors on a variety of health and wellness issues.

Upcoming topics and dates:

Current Affairs

Program Description: 

A drop-in program for seniors interested in meeting people from the community.  Keep up with current news events by engaging in stimulating and interactive discussion on current issues that affect our community, our country and the world. 

Hours: 

Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street, lower level kitchen

Contact: 

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

Stitches of Love Knitting Group

Program Description: 

Knitters of all skill levels are welcome to come out and join our knitting group. All knitted items are donated to local shelters in the community.

Hours: 

3rd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street, lower level kitchen

Contact: 

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

Badminton Group

Program Description: 

This is a peer-led badminton group for seniors that encourages physical activity and social engagement.

Hours: 

Saturdays from 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street, 2nd floor

Contact: 

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

Hispanic Seniors

Program Description: 

A health promotion program for Hispanic seniors from the community that promotes overall health and well-being through health education, physical activity, intellectual stimulation, community development and peer support.

Hours: 

Wednesdays from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street, lower level kitchen

Contact: 

Reception
(416) 486-8666

Gentle Exercise

Program Description: 

This is a low impact class for seniors that consists of muscle strengthening and flexibility exercises. Get fit, meet other seniors and have fun! Interested participants must register prior to attending – this is not a drop-in class.

Hours: 

Mondays from 9:45 am – 10:30 am
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 am – 11:15 pm

Location: 

2398 Yonge Street

Contact: 

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

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