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Icon of the event Your Health Options
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Roberta Greenberg, Mississauga-Halton Community Care Access Centre, discusses health care at home, CCAC role in the community, what it provides, what services are paid for and what is not, and its relationship to seniors? sup...

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Tue Aug 26, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event Nutrition Tips for Seniors
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Toronto Public Health nurse and dietician will provide tips for keeping healthy. Topics include:...

Icon of the event Healthy Brain Aging: What the Research Tells Us
Wed Sep 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

A number of predictors have been found to associate with poor and healthy cognitive function in late life, many of which are modifiable in nature. Learn what the research tells us and apply to your well being. Speak to staff ...

Icon of the event Fire Prevention Workshop
Thu Aug 07, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Goldhawk Park

This educational and fun workshop is provided by Toronto Fire Services. Hear stories and learn how to make a fire plan of your own! You can meet a real-life Fire Fighter and (if available) see a Fire Truck! To regsiter pelase...

Icon of the event Accidental Poisioning:  How to prevent and Poison Proof
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

How does accidental poisoning in occur? Dr. Mohamed Enara will address real concerns such as: Common materials involved, How to raise your child's awareness of toxins in the household, and the do's and don'ts in case accident...

Icon of the event Restoring Balance
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Are you dizzy? Feeling off-balance? Afraid of falling? Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses the causes of dizziness and vertigo. He will explain what can be done to alleviate these symptoms, improve your balance and p...

Icon of the event Aging and Mental Health: Tips for Success
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This interactive workshop will focus on the ways in which thoughts, feelings, and behaviours can serve to either increase or decrease our experience of stress. Participants will be given evidence-based stress reduction tips a...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Tue Nov 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to effectively declutter your space for free. Join Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, in "Decluttering You Mind and Spaces". The workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspect...