e-Learning: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Presented by
Momiji / JSS / Yee Hong Centre

Wed. Oct 11, 2023, 3:00 – 4:15 pm

(English with Japanese Interpretation)

The first session of this month of our e-Learning seminar series hosted by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), joined by Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care to learn about healthy eating on a budget. *Held in English with Japanese Interpretation

What is this session about?

Eating healthy while coping with rising food prices can be a challenge. Join our Eating Healthy on a Budget seminar for practical tips and expert advice on how to maintain a nutritious diet without exceeding your budget.

About our Guest Speaker

Presenter 1: Jennifer Xu, RD, Certified Diabetes Educator  (West Toronto DEP)

Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. She has over 10 years of nutrition counselling experience in the field of Type 2 diabetes. In her role as a diabetes educator at the West Toronto Diabetes Education Program, Jennifer provides culturally-appropriate nutrition education and counselling to clients living with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes. Jennifer is passionate about educating and empowering her clients to make the best choices to achieve nutrition and overall health goals.

Presenter 2: Abida Rahman, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator (West Toronto DEP)

Abida is a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator. Abida has worked 9 years in the diabetes field with the West Toronto Diabetes Education Program. Abida is passionate about helping her at risk, prediabetic and clients living with diabetes achieve their goals and live a healthy life. Our program serves clients over the age of 18, and we can offer service the language of the client’s choice.

West Toronto Diabetes Education Program

West Toronto DEP is a comprehensive Diabetes Education Program that has been in operation since 2002.  West Toronto DEP is a division of LAMP Community Health Centre (CHC) and is in partnership with leading CHC’s to provide timely, safe, and client centered care.

West Toronto DEP is funded by the Local Health Integration Network. We are dedicated and committed towards promoting healthy community living with a focus on diabetes self-management strategies. Our Diabetes Educator teams, consisting of Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians, offer free services.

How to Attend

Anyone interested can attend but pre-registration required. Click the registration button below, and fill and submit it by two days before the session date (Mon, Oct 9). If you have difficulty using online registration system, feel free to contact the hosting agency.

(Registration Form will open from the button above)

Those who registered, will receive an invitation email with the Zoom link and ID/Passcode, by a day before the session date from the hosting organizations. Check your junk box if you can’t find it in your inbox – Email us if you don’t see it anywhere.


1. Auto-email (to confirm what you filled) right after registration

You will receive a confirmation email from the system right after you “Submit” your form (this receipt does not contain the Zoom URL). Make sure to type correct email of yours. If you don’t see it, check your junk folder first, then contact JSS / Momiji.

2. Your Zoom display name should be recognizable to the host

Upon joining, please display your name on Zoom in ways we recognize that you registered. For example, instead of using nicknames or initials, include your first and/or last (e.g. Hanako Y, H. Yamada, Hanako Yamada) . We may not be able to allow you to enter for security purposes if we can’t recognize your name. We’ll show you how to change the display name 5 minutes before the session start.

※Contact JSS/Momiji if you don’t know how to change your Zoom display name.


  • Momiji Health Care Society(Chie):416-261-6683 x.249 / ciw@momiji.on.ca
  • Japanese Social Services (JSS) (Rumiko):416-385-9200 / programs@jss.ca

Zoom – First Time?

If this is the first time you are trying out Zoom, we are more than happy to help you out with downloading and using Zoom, while connecting with you via phone. Please contact us as soon as possible, to book your practice session. *Availability may be limited depending on the number of requests.

**Please note that we most likely can’t help you connecting Zoom on the day of the seminar due to limited staffing. We encourage you to book us for the separate practice prior to the seminar date.

This eLearning series is: