Patients are at high risk of fragmented care, adverse drug events, and medication errors during transitions of care. Ensuring safe medication transitions is complex.

Create your own personalized medication book to record your medications, allergies and other health information. Keep it up-to-date (your pharmacist, doctor, nurse or other healthcare team member can help you with this). Bring it with you to all of your medical appointments or when you go to the hospital.

Self-manage your long-term or chronic illness anywhere, any time!

My Food Guide is an interactive tool that customizes Canada’s Food Guide just for you.

Help and resources to overcome cravings and smoking habits.

There is important information on a prescription label. Knowing what the information means can help you know which medicine you are taking and how to take it properly.

Help prevent harm from medication incidents. Report Incidents and inform yourself about medication incidents.

This Tool Kit introduces information and skills that are helping many people with many different physical and mental health conditions lead a healthy life.

Longer life spans and changes in modern lifestyles mean more people than ever need to understand arthritis and its management. This book describes the most common forms of arthritis and how they affect the body and provides reliable information about arthritis care, based on the latest research and new, effective treatment programs.

Choosing to receive care at home is an important decision to make. Being aware of and understanding potential risks to safety is a big part of receiving home care for patients, their families and care providers.

The resources were chosen from local, provincial and national sources. Resources were selected using a decision aid, which ensures (as much as possible) that this information is evidence-informed, current, credible and accessible.

Empower yourself with information and tools to help you ask good questions, connect with the right people, and learn as much as you can to keep you or a family member safe while receiving healthcare.

This is a self-care manual authored by scientist-practitioners with expertise in issues relating to coping with health conditions.

Caregivers at least 55 years old in the Toronto area can now access Living Life to the Full, a free eight-week course designed to provide skills and knowledge to cope with life’s challenges.

The Online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Better Choices, Better Health®), is FREE to individuals across Ontario who are living with one or more chronic conditions such as diabetes, chronic pain, high blood pressure, cancer, heart or kidney conditions, etc.

The Cyril & Dorothy, Joel & Jill Reitman Centre for Alzheimer’s Support and Training provides comprehensive services and support that will benefit carers and their family members with dementia as well as health professionals caring for people with dementia.

CNAP is a network over 30 community support service (CSS) agencies in the Toronto area who are collaborating to improve access and coordination of support services for older adults, their care providers and health care stakeholders.

Toronto Diabetes Care Connect, previously known as the Toronto Central LHIN Diabetes Program, is a regional (city-wide) program that is hosted by South Riverdale Community Health Centre and funded by the Toronto Central Local Helth Integration Network.

Find health care options near you.

A list of mental health and wellness services for Indigenous people in Ontario curated by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and shared by Surrey Place.

Find a meals on wheels service near you.

The services listed here can help connect you to mental health supports.

Find programs and services in your area.

Find a home and community support service near you.

Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Local health services, news, careers and events for Toronto Central, Ontario including East York, Etobicoke, North York, Toronto and Scarborough.

Find resources for newcomer health near you.

Find resources for stroke near you

UnlockFood provides information on nutrition and healthy eating.

ACTIVE2010 is an exciting and ambitious action plan that will significantly improve Ontario’s sport and physical activity system.

Our online interactive workbooks have information about advance care planning and will guide you through the steps of making your plan, which you can download and share with others.

The role of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto is to offer support, information and education to people with dementia, their families and their caregivers, to increase public awareness of dementia, to promote research, and to advocate for services that respect the dignity of the individual.

The Arthritis Society has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years, and is dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis.

Baycrest Health Sciences is a global leader in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education, with a special focus on brain health and aging.

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

The CCAA promotes physical activity and the well-being of older adults through a combination of educational resources and community-based programs.

The Canadian Diabetes Association became Diabetes Canada on February 13, 2017 to shed the light on the diabetes epidemic Canada is facing. It’s taking a monumental toll on our health.

The Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) was the first organization in the world devoted to providing support for research and education into the causes, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of all liver disease.

Founded in 1918, CMHA is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians.

NIB passionately provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world’s leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.

Choosing Wisely Canada is a campaign to help physicians and patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures, and to help physicians and patients make smart and effective choices to ensure high-quality care.

The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. We developed the original Conversation Starter Kit as a useful tool to help people have conversations with their family members or other loved ones about their wishes regarding end-of-life care.

Elder Abuse is defined by the World Health Organization as “a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which causes harm or distress to an older person.”

Finding Balance is a campaign designed to increase awareness of fall prevention among older Ontarians. The campaign promotes real life strategies older adults can implement to reduce their risk of falling.

The activity plans are designed to help use the poster as an educational tool.

healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

Heart & Stroke is a leading funder of life-saving research, which has led to breakthroughs such as heart transplant surgery and a revolutionary stroke treatment that cuts the death rate by 50%.

The Government of Canada offers a variety of services and financial benefits to assist people with disabilities and their families. Service Canada has compiled a list to help you find benefits that may be right for you.

If you have a disability and need help with your living expenses, you may be eligible for the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

The MS Society provides services to people with multiple sclerosis and their families and funds research to find the cause and cure for this disease.

Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s mission is to enhance the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well funded research.

Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis.

Parkinson Canada provides support services and education to people living with Parkinson’s disease, their families, and the health care professionals who treat them.

Patients Canada (formerly the Patients’ Association of Canada) is a national, independent organization that champions health care change that matters to patients.

PREPARE helps you make informed decisions and get the care that is right for you.

To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.

To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is people working together for a common cause. We are volunteers, individuals living with kidney disease, donors, and staff members — from all walks of life, all across Canada.

The Lung Association provides education and support to people living with lung disease in Ontario.

These programs are separate from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). OHIP pays doctors and other health care providers to provide certain health services.