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Wellness – Community Connections Outreach Services –
CALL 519-236-4373 ext 632 TO REGISTER

Winter Yoga – Held in the Chapel of the West Huron Care Centre. Please bring a mat. Call 519-236-4373 ext 632 to register. Lead by Jennifer Reaburn

The fall session is full. Stay tuned for Winter Session Information
Tuesdays: Afternoon: 4:00-5:15pm, Evening 5:45-7:00pm

Dec. 5th Live Well, Breathe Well. Free Lunch & Learn 12-3 pm South Huron Hospital Boardroom. Learn about living with lung conditions like asthma, COPD and more. Ask questions; learn about our free exercise programs. Call Sabrina Doyle, Kinesiologist at 519-238-1556 x 243. Program brought to you by Grand Bend Area CHC.

Dec. 5th Coping with Grief Through the Holiday. Join Social Worker Mickey Gurbin for an opportunity to share and learn about coping strategies to help with your healing 519-238-1556 x 223 Boardroom Grand Bend Area CHC. Program runs on Dec. 5th and again on January 2nd.

Dec 12th Dining for Seniors – Enjoy a hot meal with other 55+ living independently in the community! The meal is served at 12:30pm. Following, enjoy a speaker, entertainment or activity. Please sign up by the Monday at noon. Call 519-236-4373 ext 632 to register.
Join us on the following days for a meal and program:

  • Wednesday, Dec 12th: Blood Pressures @ 11:30am + Turkey Dinner ($12)

Dec 12th   Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP – Blood Pressure Clinic): The goal of CHAP is to promote cardiovascular health in the local community and to raise awareness about the importance of blood pressure monitoring. CHAP is a free service. Trained volunteers will help participants measure their blood pressure: The sessions run:

  • 1st Friday of every month, at the Maplewood’s Apartments

(knock on the door to enter)  10am to 12 noon

  • 2nd Wednesday of every month at the West Huron Care Centre

(With Dining for Seniors) 11:30am to 12:30pm

Dec 17th  Community Foot Care Clinic – Service by a specialized RPN in the Salon of the West Huron Care Centre. New clients always accepted. Receive treatment of corns, calluses, ingrown toenails and foot maintenance. No referral is necessary. Appointments available between 9:30am-3:30pm.

Jan 29th  Powerful Tools for the Caregivers Workshop: 6 week, FREE Workshop to help caregivers care for themselves. Tuesdays, 2-4pm, January 29th – March 5th at the Grand Bend CHC (69 Main St E). Learn to; reduce stress, better communicate feelings, increase ability to make tough decisions, locate helpful resources, and take care of them. Register by calling: 1-855-463-5692

Jan 29th  Wellness Together Cooking Group: Join us as Miranda Burgess, Registered Dietitian, leads us in creating delicious and healthy meals. Class begins at 10:30am, and the creations are enjoyed together for lunch. You must call ahead to register and book your spot. Additional Groups will also be held: March 26 & April 30. Sign up for as many as you would like. Each one is different. Partnership with the Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING? We have volunteer opportunities in gentle exercise, blood pressure, dining and MORE. Have ideas for future workshop topics or speakers? Let us know. Call today!

FREE Seniors Group Exercise Classes! OPEN TO EVERYONE 55+. Do not have to be a patient of the BAFHT or tenant of MW Apartments to attend. Run 48 weeks a year! NO CLASSES ON Dec 7th or Dec 17-28th and Jan 1st.
Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 10:15-11:15am at the Maplewood’s Apartments, Common Room

Wednesdays and Fridays @ 9:30-10:30am at the Bluewater Area Family Health Team, Community Room

Each class is 60 minutes (seated and/or standing) with a warm up, cardio strength training, balance and stretching. We do a 5 minute Falls Prevention education component at the end of each class. The classes are offered for varying levels of abilities and I offer different levels of intensity. The classes are low impact (no jumping) and are suitable for everyone. Clients are reminded to self-monitor throughout the class and work within their abilities and limitations. HOW TO REGISTER: Please call 1-844-482-7800. Partnership with One Care Community Support Services and the Bluewater Area Family Health Team

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