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Education Programs

The BFHT offers group health education sessions on bone health, brain health, and a wide variety of other health related topics.  These programs are for anyone in the community and are run on various platforms from virtual to telephone to in person.  You can register for these yourself by clicking on the links provided alongside each program.  You will find the dates at those links as well.  

Better Living for Your Brain
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  • For people aged 60+ interested in education on brain health, lifestyle measures to maintain cognition, and strategies for managing memory changes. *Please note: This program is not suitable for those diagnosed with cognitive impairment or any type of dementia.

  • This program runs twice a week for 4 weeks, through the Zoom platform.

 

 

*(Offered collaboratively with the Caroline Family Health Team)

Better Living for Your Bones
  • For people aged  60+ interested in bone health, including factors contributing to bone health, nutrition, supplements, and prevention of fractures/home modifications.

  • This program runs once a week for 4- weeks, through the Zoom platform.

 

   

*(Offered collaboratively with the Caroline Family Health Team)

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TelePALS
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TelePALS provides free over the phone discussion, social and learning programs for adults. Participants can join in Chat Groups, Listen and Learn, Game Shows, Ask the Expert or Listen for Enjoyment programs. 

Programs will be either group conversations, question and answer or listening only formats.

  • No special equipment needed – any phone will do!

  • Programs vary in length and currently run Monday to Friday

  • Listen to conversations, learn from others, enjoy team competitions or participate in creative activities

In partnership with the Older Adult Centres' Association of Ontario (OACAO) and sponsored by the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (MSAA).

Burlington Public Library Education Series

In collaboration with the Burlington Public Library, the BFHT provides free educational presentations on a variety of health topics.

Presentations are monthly occurring on the last Tuesday or Thursday of the month. Topics can include: mental health, heart health, medicine review, diabetes awareness, managing arthritis, managing COPD and many other topics!

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