Our Events

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.
Dec. 20
Mississauga Central Library
Ground Floor, Program Room B

Dec. 20: Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande

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.

Spa Day and Wellness Programs

November 5, 2018 to April 29, 2019

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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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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Heart House Hospice Gala 2019

March 30, 2019

JOIN US ON SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2019 AT 6 PM
Mississauga Convention Centre
75 Derry Rd., Mississauga

Early bird prices in effect from November 16, 2018 to December 14, 2018. Click here for tickets.

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