Healthy Living

Holistic Health Series

Discover four complimentary workshops to keep your body and mind healthy.

Aging As You Go – from 5 to 105!

Thursday,  November 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 N Park S., Brantford 

Join us for a presentation by Lucy Marco, President of Grand River Council on Aging. Lucy will be discussing our age-friendly community culture and active living.

Free transportation and language translation is available upon request. A complimentary lunch will also be provided. To register, please call 519-759-3330 ext. 6279.

Making Your Home Safe and Functional

Thursday, November 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
T.B. Costain-SC Johnson Community Centre, 16 Morrell St., Brantford 

Join us for a presentation by Julie Entwistle, as she discusses Aging in Place and the top 10 modifications you can do to make your home safer and more functional.

Free transportation and language translation is available upon request. A complimentary lunch will also be provided. To register, please call 519-759-3330 ext. 6279.

Yoga and Mindfulness Workshop

Thursday, December 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Woodman Park Community Centre, 491 Grey St., Brantford

Join us for a presentation on mindfulness and stress reduction, followed by an accessible yoga class for those interested in learning how you can use breathing techniques and movement to optimize the way the mind and body function.

Free transportation and language translation is available upon request. A complimentary lunch will also be provided. To register, please call 519-759-3330 ext. 6279.

Eating Well for Healthy Aging

Thursday, December 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Woodman Park Community Centre, 491 Grey St, Brantford

Good nutrition is important at any age and healthy eating is a key ingredient to aging well. Join us for a presentation by the Brant County Health Unit and learn helpful tips to make healthy eating easier and more enjoyable.

Free transportation and language translation is available upon request. A complimentary lunch will also be provided. To register, please call 519-759-3330 ext. 6279.

Healthy Living

Citizens are living longer, healthier lives. Healthy Living and age-friendly planning aims to ensure people of all ages and abilities have opportunities to thrive in the City of Brantford.

Healthy Aging: The City of Brantford's Age-Friendly Plan outlines a roadmap to build an age-friendly community. The strategy included an audit of the City's Age-friendly policies and programs and identified best practices with input from older adults, caregivers, community agencies and municipal staff. As a result of the Age-Friendly planning process and significant milestones our community has achieved, the City of Brantford as internationally recognized by the World Health Organization as an Age-Friendly community. Additionally, the Ministry of Seniors Affairs recognized the City with the Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award.

Seniors' Toolkit

The Senior's Toolkit, A Practical Handbook for Seniors provides information about various agencies and service providers that help senior residents in the City of Brantford and County of Brant.