UPCOMING EVENTS

(For a list of all events, please scroll below or mouse over the event to see a full description)

Eat Well Workshop

This educational workshop will teach you about eating well for weight management and overall health and wellness.

Call Family Health Team Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

Upcoming workshop dates: 

Wednesday, May 8 @ 4:30 - 6:30 pm

 

 

Forest Therapy

Spend time in nature to improve your health and wellness!
Many studies have shown that spending time in natural settings has important health and wellness benefits, such as:

Physical Health

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Reduces pain
  • Improves sleep

Mental Health

  • Decreases stress
  • Reduces feelings of anger and aggression
  • Reduces depression and anxiety
  • Improves concentration and memory function

Forest therapy isn’t about exercise for the body, but it is exercise for the soul. It is a guided stroll through the forest with a focus on Mindfulness techniques. Recommended for all ages and abilities.

Time: 2 hour walk

Dates:

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

Monday, July 8, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

Monday, October 7, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm (Booster walk for those who have previously attended)

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

Please call to register.

(905) 734-9065 ext. #3.

 

 

The Importance of Immunization Across the Lifespan

You may be aware that immunization, or vaccination, is important for young children, but did you also know that there are certain immunizations that adults should receive? Why are immunizations important? Are they safe?

Join our Nurse Practitioner for an information session about the importance of immunization for all age groups.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

From 10:00am - 11:30am, with lots of time for questions.

Located in the Community Room at Seaway Mall Branch of the Welland Public Library. No Cost to attend.

Contact Welland McMaster Family Health Team to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3 

 

 

Cholesterol Workshop

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Attend this workshop lead by a Registered Dietitian to learn how to reduce your cholesterol levels through healthy diet and lifestyle changes.

Upcoming workshop dates:

Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 9:30 - 11:00 am

 

 

Anxiety Group

Learn to manage symptoms of anxiety and panic through a cognitive behavioural approach. This is an 8-week closed group. Facilitated by a Social Worker and a Mental Health Nurse

Next session dates: Fridays, May 3 - Jun 21, 2019

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm.

Location: Meridian Community Centre, Fonthill

Call the Family Health Team Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

GROUP IS FULL

 

 

Craving Change

Do you struggle with emotional eating? Join our Registered Dietitian and Mental Health Nurse for a 6-week group that uses a Cognitive Behavioural approach to emotional eating that focuses on why we eat.

Fridays, May 10 - June 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am- 12:30 pm

Location: FHT

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

GROUP IS FULL

 

 

Diabetes Prevention Workshop (Pre-DM)

Has your doctor told you that you are in danger of developing Type II Diabetes? Do you want to learn tips about how to safely manage your blood sugar levels through simple lifestyle changes?

Attend our Pre-Diabetes workshop with our Registered Dietitian.

Next group:

Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 2:30 - 4:00 pm 

Call Family Health Team reception to register 905-734-9699 ext. #3