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Better Living 50th Anniversary Gala

Join us at Parkview Manor (55 Barber Greene Road in Don Mills) on Thursday Oct 24th as we celebrate Better Living’s 50th Anniversary! 6PM Cocktails &am… read more about Better Living 50th Anniversary Gala

We’re proud to be part of North York Toronto Health Partners

We’re proud to be part of North York Toronto Health Partners #OHT. Congrats to the core team for the impressive amount of work that went into submitting our f… read more about We’re proud to be part of North York Toronto Health Partners

Better Living Experience Survey 2019

At Better Living Health and Community Services we continuously aspire to provide our Clients and Members with an exceptional experience. Feedback is invaluab… read more about Better Living Experience Survey 2019

Better Living Celebrates Community Support Month 2019

There are over 25 different community support services provided by hundreds of charitable and not-for profit organizations across the province.  Some services … read more about Better Living Celebrates Community Support Month 2019

Alan Marrison & Virginia Hurst know and love Thompson House

Alan’s wife and Virginia’s sister Patricia had been a resident until her passing this past year. Patricia & Virginia’s Mom had been a Thompson House r… read more about Alan Marrison & Virginia Hurst know and love Thompson House

And the Winner is…

The team at Better Living at Thompson House has been doing an amazing job of making our space more beautiful. They held a 50/50 raffle and raised $1430 to he… read more about And the Winner is…

Snow Removal Registration Begins September 15th

Our Home Maintenance team is planning for the upcoming Winter Season.  We are able to assist with both indoor and outdoor service requests for snow removal, fa… read more about Snow Removal Registration Begins September 15th

Volunteer Stories – Arpie

In 2006 I became a cancer patient at North York General Hospital. I spent five weeks at NYGH including two weeks in the intensive care unit. The hope was very s… read more about Volunteer Stories – Arpie

Fall Programs are Here!

Fall 2019 guide is LIVE! Get active, master a skill, or learn something new at the Better Living Centre! Registration Opens: Monday, August 26th How To Re… read more about Fall Programs are Here!

Volunteer Stories – Kitty

I have been a member of Better Living for over 20 years. My first foray was in the computer club and then I joined Tai Chi, and the financial investment group. … read more about Volunteer Stories – Kitty

Volunteer Stories – Jennifer

I’ve always thought of volunteering in general as good thing to do and a good thing to fit into a balanced schedule. I have volunteered in the school classroo… read more about Volunteer Stories – Jennifer

Volunteer Stories – Ian

There is no such thing as a problem, there is only opportunity! When I moved to Toronto from Montreal in 1966, my employer was involved with United Way and l… read more about Volunteer Stories – Ian

Volunteer Stories – Rose Marie

I have been given so much. I enjoy giving back. I have been a giving person, in my professional career and in my personal life, so it has been a lifestyle fo… read more about Volunteer Stories – Rose Marie

Volunteer Stories – Semhar

You know, a lot of people don’t know what a volunteer is. I grew up in Eritrea where I was very involved with my Church, with young people, in the hospital an… read more about Volunteer Stories – Semhar

Volunteer Stories – Lisa

“I began to feel that my life was frivolous, but then I found a sense of purpose.” I was widowed when I was 50, and my two children were grown. I had alway… read more about Volunteer Stories – Lisa

Volunteer Stories – Helen

My life, starting with having both my kids to dealing with aging parents, has prompted me to volunteer. As a result, my volunteer experiences have been so enhan… read more about Volunteer Stories – Helen

Advertise with us!

My BETTERLIVING is a magazine style newsletter, published twice a year, with a readership of over 8000. Advertising in MyBetterLiving magazine is a great opp… read more about Advertise with us!

RBC donates time and money to MOWAM

Local RBC branch donates time and money to Meals on Wheels and More MOWAM introduced a new initiative to give all of our clients a wide range of information to… read more about RBC donates time and money to MOWAM

Creative Ways of caring!

Adult Day Program volunteer Jo-Anne Forkes creates colourful times for Clients. I grew up with an extended family - 3 generations in one large house; so we wer… read more about Creative Ways of caring!

MyBetterLiving Spring | Summer issue

The 50th-anniversary issue of the MyBetterLiving magazine is LIVE! Here are some of the articles that you can find in this edition. Thompson House 50th Ann… read more about MyBetterLiving Spring | Summer issue

Enjoy a hot meal today!

Enjoy a hot meal today delivered to your door with a smile, between 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM. 7 Days a week! Have a nutritious meal in the comfort of your own ho… read more about Enjoy a hot meal today!

Better Living 50th anniversary

Better Living Celebrates its 50th anniversary!  … read more about Better Living 50th anniversary

Volunteer Stories – Anne

ANNE GRANT has donated a lifetime of service and touched thousands of lives. “I just turned 84 and am older now than many of the residents at Thompson Hous… read more about Volunteer Stories – Anne

Volunteer Stories – Simone

“My introduction to volunteering was that the age of 19. I had just finished university and my parents had been posted to Bombay, India.  Upon arriving there… read more about Volunteer Stories – Simone

Volunteer Stories – Karen

“I began volunteering many years ago escorting residents from Thompson to the Church of the Ascension, next door.  These new friends needed a little help to … read more about Volunteer Stories – Karen

Volunteer Stories – Shahnaz

“You give with one hand, you receive with the other,” says Better Living Hospice, Outreach and Adult Day Program volunteer Shahnaz. “Visiting is not just … read more about Volunteer Stories – Shahnaz

Volunteer Stories – Hester

“Emergency neurosurgery, a few years back, gave me a dramatic preview of what it’s like to feel alone, frail and unable to get out-and-about. During months … read more about Volunteer Stories – Hester

Want to join our Outdoor team!?

If you’re interested in making some cash and enjoy assisting seniors we’d like to meet you! We offer casual cash paid jobs for anyone interested in doi… read more about Want to join our Outdoor team!?

New Group Shopping Service

Pick from 5 Deauville Lane to Golden Mile Plaza or Eglinton Square. Pickup at 10:00 am. Drop off at 12:00 pm. Day Tuesday. Fee $6.50  … read more about New Group Shopping Service

Become a Member of Better Living Health and Community Services

Better Living Health and Community Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act. As part o… read more about Become a Member of Better Living Health and Community Services

GO-OUT STUDY

What is the GO-OUT study? We are a group of students, physical therapists, and researchers from the University of Toronto. We wish to evaluate two programs to … read more about GO-OUT STUDY

Register as a Brokerage Worker Today

Register as a Brokerage Worker with the Four Seasons Connections Program at Better Living Health and Community Services today and play an integral role in assis… read more about Register as a Brokerage Worker Today

Be a donor – we can’t do this without you!

$5000 - Provides an individual and their family with 24-hour end-of-life support at the Margareth Bahen Hospice. $1000 – Gives 10 individuals the opportuni… read more about Be a donor – we can’t do this without you!