Information on types of Arthritis
Hamilton Health Sciences Joint Replacement surgery
Preparing for joint replacement surgery? Find information about hip and knee joint replacement surgery.
A disease defined by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. Learn more.
Meals on Wheels
Volunteers deliver a hot nutritious meal to individuals homes in Hamilton and Stoney Creek.
City of Hamilton indoor pools
A list of indoor pools in Hamilton and surrounding area.
The Disabled and Aged Regional Transportation system provides door to door transportation in Hamilton.
Hamilton Health Sciences Patient Education Library
Search the Patient Education Library for information on diseases, surgery, exercises before and after surgery and hospital visits and tests.
Hamilton Health Sciences Rehabilitation Resource Centre
The centre serves individuals and family members using the inpatient and outpatient services. This includes patients with spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injury, stroke, amputation, and chronic pain.
Publicly-Funded Physiotherapy clinics
The Ontario government is providing access to publicly funded clinic-based services in more communities across the province. To find a clinic in your area, click on the link and choose Hamilton Niagara Haldimand and Brant, from the drop down list.
Centre for Healthy Aging
The Centre for Healthy Aging- Outpatient Services provides specialized healthcare services at the St. Peter's Hospital Site, Hamilton Health Sciences.
Quit smoking before surgery
The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation provides support to those who want to quit smoking before their surgery.
Canada's Food Guide
Health Canada’s guide to healthy eating.
Seniors for Seniors
This is a concept in which part-time
employees in their 50's and older provide home care service for seniors.
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton- Patient Education Library
Search the Patient Education Library for information on diseases, surgery, exercises before and after surgery and hospital visits.
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton- Orthopedics
Major Joint Replacement Program (Hips and Knees) and Rheumatology (Arthritis and Osteoporosis) With Recognized Research Expertise
The Hamilton Arthroplasty Group
The Hamilton Arthroplasty Group, founded in 1997 by the Hamilton Health Sciences Juravinski Hospital Orthopaedic Surgeons, is an independently funded clinical outcomes research group.
YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford
In Motion Program for healthy bones and joints.
This program is great for those wanting to make the best of their health before and after hip or knee replacement surgery.
The YWCA Hamilton is woman-led, service organization supporting individuals through health and wellness programs for women, families, seniors and people with special needs.
Take Charge is a free workshop that helps people with ongoing health conditions. Meet with people that share similar challenges.
Sackville Hill Seniors Centre
Sackville Hill Seniors’ Centre provides opportunities to attain a healthy balance through social interaction, physical and mental wellbeing in a safe, respectful and welcoming environment. Programs include dance, exercise, crafts, music, socials, cards and several drop-in activities.
McMaster Optimal Aging Portal
Providing access to high-quality information that can help you remain healthy, active and engaged as long as possible, and to manage your health conditions. The Portal aims to be a trusted voice on healthy aging for the public.