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First community day hospice program in Toronto

Kensington's new program addresses the gap in Toronto’s health care system for palliative care in Toronto

Misconceptions of palliative care

Let’s change the conversation about death. Instead of fear, let’s focus on support, care, comfort and lasting memories.

Kissing game with a charitable twist

Grant and Christina chose to donate to Kensington Hospice even though their family members received end-of-life care elsewhere. The couple lives in the community and passes by the Kensington Hospice on their daily commute.

Compassionate care at Kensington

Kensington volunteers provide compassionate care, support and companionship for residents, clients and patients.

Are you at risk for Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis develops over time and without symptoms, which is why early detection is important. Book your bone mineral density test today.

Having a passion for giving back

The volunteers at Kensington Health are an integral part of our culture. The Kensington Hospice has over 180 volunteers!

Projects we are working on

Here is some of the research that has already made an impact, along with new projects that are on track to make a difference.

First-hand experience at Kensington Health

Second Mile Club student, Rob Howard, facilitated weekly mindfulness sessions with members to reduce stress.

Training tomorrow's leaders in health care

We educate hundreds of learners each year, and give them the critical skills they need to succeed.

The power of a friendly visit

The impact of a friendly visit is invaluable. Our volunteers build meaningful connections with the community.

The next chapter for Kensington Hospice

An expansion of Kensington Hospice is on the horizon. Learn more about the hospice's history and future.

Giving yourself space to breathe

Caregivers in Toronto recieve free support through the Second Mile Club.

Teaching is our passion

Our surgeons provide training for the University of Toronto ophthalmology residents.

Fighting cancer with early detection

It's important to talk about early detection because colon cancer is the most preventable cancer.

Eye Bank saves precious time

Eye Bank takes steps to improve tissue preparation in order to save time for surgeons.

Promoting tissue donation through art

Ling Wa adds creativity to her daily work at the Eye Bank through art.

Donor tissue saved my sight

Alvin shares his experience at Kensington Eye Institute for a cornea transplant.

The spirit of meaningful giving

Diane McQuig and her four daughters, lost her beloved husband and cherished dad to their four daughters, to colorectal cancer in 2006. Since then, she has become a champion for raising awareness of cancer screening as the key success factor in prevention.

Facing my fear

Many people feel anxious prior to their Colonoscopy. Our care team is here to help you feel at home.

Courageously coping with Colitis

Cherylann shares her experience with Inflammatory Bowel Disease with the help of Kensington.

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