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Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair in Scarborough 2014
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered specifically for older adults in your community. Discover programs and opportunities that allow you to enjoy active living, learn about the l...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Treatment: Where Do We Stand and What Can You Do to Fight Back
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

In this workshop, learn from Dr. Ian Cohen about what is currently being done in the world of Alzheimer's disease treatment, and what you can to to fight back against dementia....

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Nov 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

An Arthritis Society expert conducts a workshop to improve your understanding of chronic pain management, and teaches you coping methods on how to handle your pain, stress, depression and fatigue. Call 416-394-5270 or email ...

Icon of the event A Thermometer for the Mind
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Concerned about memory changes and whether to see your doctor? Michael Meagher explains the free 20 minute online brain health test, (www.cogniciti.com) developed by the memory experts at Baycrest Health Sciences and Cognici...

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!  Are You At Risk?
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Are you over 40? Do you have extra weight around your waist? Do you have a family member with diabetes? A representative from Toronto Public Health will help you discover the steps you can take to prevent or delay the onset o...

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow: Veg Eating Made Easy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Have you experimented with Meatless Mondays? Join David Alexander from the Toronto Vegetarian Association and learn about the health & environmental benefits of eating less meat and how Y...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...


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Icon of the event Nutrition for Older Adults
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A Toronto Public Health nurse discusses healthy eating habits for older adults: how to read food labels, guidelines and tips on nutrition; food safety, and prepare healthy meals. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontop...

Icon of the event Chemical Detective: Prevention and Action against Cancer and Toxics
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

This interactive workshop helps identify toxic substances in the home, including carcinogens, with the aim of reducing exposure. An Environmental Defense presenter will share advocacy tools and help participants build environ...