Our Events

Spa Day and Wellness Programs

August 23, 2018

Join us for In-Office Spa Days.  Appointments available each month.  A trained wellness volunteer will be delighted to personally treat you to a complementary therapy of your choice (reiki, therapeutic touch™, or aromatherapy hand and foot massage), at no cost.  To book your appointment, please call us at 905-712-8119.   For more details and dates, visit this link.

There are many opportunities to explore our wellness programs.  Upcoming events include: 

Individual Art Therapy Sessions – Fridays – 1 pm – 7 pm – 1 hour sessions

Contact Nancy Umphrey, Coordinator of Health and Wellness, for more information or to register for any of these wellness programs at 905-712-8119 x 237.

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Volunteer Training Sessions

September 12, 2018

Check out our upcoming Hospice Volunteer Training – Fall 2018 for anyone interested in volunteering at hospice in Mississauga, Etobicoke or Oakville.

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100% Certainty Project Book Club

September 20, 2018

In a death-denying society, how do we prepare for the end of life? Get more comfortable with death and dying by discussing four carefully selected non-fiction books over four months. This is a partnership with 100% Certainty Project, The Mississauga Library, and Heart House Hospice.

Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20
Mississauga Central Library
Ground Floor, Program Room B

Oct. 18: Wave, by Sonali Deraniyagala Nov. 15: Grief Works, by Julia Samuel
Dec. 20: Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande  

Come for one book discussion or come for them all. Visit or call the Ground Floor Information Desk (905-615-3500 x 3544) to register and to get your book.

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About the 100% Certainty Project
The 100% Certainty Project is an initiative of the Division of Palliative Care at McMaster University. The project uses books to spark dialogue and thinking about a more compassionate approach to end-of-life. The Library is pleased to partner with Heart House Hospice to offer this program in Mississauga.

4-Week Resilience in Grief Series

October 16, 2018 to November 6, 2018

This 4-week series will offer tools to build resilience in grief. Based on the book Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength and Happiness by Rick Hanson, participants will learn about elements of resilience, engage in practices to build inner and outer resources, reflect on reclaiming peace and well-being, and grow towards a “new normal” for life. 

Sessions will be held on Tuesdays – October 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

If you have questions about this program, please contact Alexandra Horsky at 905-712-8119 x 247 or ahorsky@hearthousehospice.com.

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Handbags for Hospice

October 25, 2018

On Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Mississauga Convention Centre, Heart House Hospice will host the 6th annual Handbags for Hospice with an Art Battle event.Handbags for Hospice brings together over 200 guests for an evening of purses, fun, laughs, gourmet goodies, a silent auction and ART.

Included again this year is an Art Battle. During the Art Battle guests will enjoy watching six professional artists paint in two rounds of 30 minutes producing twelve masterpieces. The artwork will then be placed into the silent auction for everyone to bid on.

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Fine Wine, Food & Friends

November 6, 2018

You are invited to attend…


in support of Heart House Hospice

Where: Alioli Ristorante
350 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga
Start Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $200 per person (includes 4 course meal and paired wine samples)

With support from the Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale helping to make more meaningful moments possible.

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Volunteer Open House

November 16, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to volunteer at a hospice? Join us on Friday, November 16 between 10 am and 2 p.m. and explore the volunteer opportunities we have at Heart House Hospice. Please share with anyone you know who may be interested.

Click here to RSVP for the Open House. 
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Contact Nancy Umphrey, Coordinator of Health and Wellness, or call her at 905-712-8119 x 237 if you have any questions about this event.

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Coping with the Holidays Workshop

December 6, 2018

The holiday season for people in grief can raise lots of feelings and memories about past holidays that make navigating the month of December especially challenging. This workshop will explore strategies for getting through the holiday season that might include honouring the person who died while creating new traditions and rituals. If you have questions about this session, please contact Peggy Moore at 905-712-8119 x 232.

Click here to register for the Coping with the Holidays Workshop.


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