International Wave of Light
Oct
15
6:30 PM18:30

International Wave of Light

Matthews House Hospice is honoured to hold a community Wave of Light
Please join us as we honour babies gone too soon, connecting with families around the world.
Whether you wish to share your story, or remain in silent reflection, we stand with you.

CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY
TAYLOR GREAT ROOM 2ND FLOOR

Support Resources will be provided by PAIL Network - www.oct15.ca

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You Can't Take It With You
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

You Can't Take It With You

Please join us for a Wine & Cheese followed by a interactive workshop about Advance Care and Estate Planning. Call to register - 705-440-6755 or email aroylance@matthewshousehospice.ca

Have you every given thought to your values, wished and hopes for end of life? Have you communicated these to your loved ones? Do you know who would make your decisions if you were not able?

Participants will learn about the importance of wills, power of attorney and what happens is you do not have a will. Proper estate planning can help you maintain control of your assets, pass on control to those you trust, avoid family conflict, reduce or avoid estate taxes and other estate settlement expenses.

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Hope for the Holidays
Dec
1
4:00 PM16:00

Hope for the Holidays

Please join us for an evening of hope as we take a moment to remember loved ones this holiday season.

Walk with us through the garden lined with luminaries In Memory or In Honour of someone special.

Enjoy caroling, light refreshments, and fellowship.

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A Christmas Evening with Boreal
Dec
13
7:30 PM19:30

A Christmas Evening with Boreal

A Christmas Evening with Boreal

Join Tannis Slimmon, Katherine Wheatly and Angie Nussey as they perform ‘Songs for the Snowy Season.’ Glorious voices, stunning harmonies, humorous stories and top notch song writing.

In Support of Matthews House Hospice

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Trinity United Church
37 Centre Street N, Beeton L0G 1A0

Ticket $25

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"Speaking of Bones"
Jul
18
1:30 PM13:30

"Speaking of Bones"

CHATS and Matthews House Hospice Present:

Speaking of Bones

Guest Speaker:  Monica Menecola – Osteoporosis Canada

             You will learn how: 

  • Bone Health

  • Frequently asked questions

  • Available Resources

To register email Megan Rochford at mrochford@matthewshousehospice.ca

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1st Anniversary Open House
Jul
11
1:00 PM13:00

1st Anniversary Open House

Matthews House Hospice 1st Anniversary Open House

Join Staff and Volunteers of Matthews House Hospice for a celebration of our first year!

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Matthews House Hospice

131 Wellington Street East, Alliston L9R 1G7

  • 1:00PM - Cake

  • 1:00PM - 4:00PM - Open House & Tours

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Love Locks ♥ @ Matthews House Hospice
Jun
7
to Jun 9

Love Locks ♥ @ Matthews House Hospice

Love Locks are an expression of hope and humanity, connecting people around the world with the one thing that unites us all: love.

Inspired by an ancient custom, in which lovers lock a padlock on a chain or gate and then throw away the key, symbolically locking their love forever, Matthews House Hospice has created a unique and artful installation in their gardens to commemorate the beautiful love stories in South Simcoe. 

Purchase a Love Lock In Honour or In Memory of someone special through Snapd or Matthews House Hospice beginning on February 1, 2019.

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Magic of Music
May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Magic of Music

Join us on Thursday May 16th as we welcome Sass Jordan, Derek Sharp, Minnie Yorke and Kendal Thompson for an intimate and interactive discussion on the Magic of Music.

Presented by Martin Melhuish and Matthews House Hospice.

Tickets $20.00

Please note: seating is limited

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Compassionate Communities Information Fair
May
9
11:00 AM11:00

Compassionate Communities Information Fair

Please join us as we present businesses and services with a focus on fostering an active adult community to live life fully.

Speakers include:

12:00 PM - Chief Worsley & A.J. Lunn from the New Tecumseth Fire Department

1:00 PM - Randy Greenman BSc Phm from Wray’s Pharmacy

2:00 PM - Megan Rochford MSW RSW from Matthews House Hospice

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Talking About Death Won't Kill You
May
8
2:00 PM14:00

Talking About Death Won't Kill You

Join us at Matthews House Hospice for a special presentation by Dr. Kathy Kortes Miller, author of Talking About Death Won’t Kill You, followed by a book signing.

Far from morbid, Talking About Death Won’t Kill You, takes a refreshing community engagement approach to dying and death by focusing on regaining control over health-care decisions, personal conversations, and informal caregiving, rather than focusing on formal healthcare resouces.

PLEASE REGISTER HERE.

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Justice in Life and Death Registration
May
6
1:00 PM13:00

Justice in Life and Death Registration

Join us at Matthews House Hospice for a special presentation by Dr. Naheed Dosani, developer of the Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless (PEACH) Program.

Dr. Naheed Dosani is a palliative care physician who cares for homeless and vulnerably housed individuals with dignity and compassion, whether in a shelter or on the street. Dr. Dosani led the development of Journey Home Hospice, Toronto’s first hospice for the homeless, that opened in May 2018.

PLEASE REGISTER HERE.

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Scotch Tasting
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Scotch Tasting

SOLD OUT!

Matthews House Hospice is hosting an evening of scotch tasting. Enjoy five scotch tastings with light food pairings, hosted by Marc Laverdiere. Tickets are $75 (Only 50 tickets available)

Opportunity to purchase a dram of rare 17-year-old Sullivans Cove Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky

Enjoy Responsibly Please Do Not Drink and Drive

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Advance Care Planning
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

Advance Care Planning

Please join us for a FREE interactive workshop that will cover topics including: Choosing your substitute decision maker and Wishes, Hopes and Values

GUEST SPEAKERS

Dr. Arnell Baguio - Palliative Care Doctor Megan Rochford M.S.W.

Southlake Hospital Matthews House Hospice

Register by calling (705)435-7218

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Charitable Giving Workshop
Jan
17
1:30 PM13:30

Charitable Giving Workshop

Join us for a FREE seminar Charitable Gift Giving

Guest Speaker Paula Thompson, Investment Advisor with TD Wealth

The process of creating a complete and balanced approach to philanthropy that addresses estate, tax and financial planning objectives, and efficiencies enriched by personal philanthropic hopes and dreams.

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