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Icon of the event Sexuality and Sexual Expression in Long-Term Care Homes
Fri May 02, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

For years, societal stereotypes of an asexual older age have prevailed. Despite an aging baby boomer population, the attitude of seniors regarding the role and importance of sex in their own lives was relatively neglected. ...

Icon of the event To Drive or Not to Drive: That is the Question
Fri May 30, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This presentation addresses the myths and truths about older drivers including the impact of aging and medical conditions on driving. Tips for older drivers and their family members, as well as the doctor's role in decisions ...

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort York

Take a proactive approach to safety be learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are"; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bu...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Come and meet other parents and discuss adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe, and discover more community resources to help you along the way....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 23
Icon of the event Gift of Life - Information Table
Sat Apr 26, 2014 | All Day
Jones

Find out more about organ donation from the The Ontario Trillium Foundation's volunteers. Information table for the Gift of Life.

Icon of the event Babysitting Course with St. John Ambulance
Sat May 24, 2014 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Palmerston

Thinking of babysitting? This one-day course teaches new babysitters the skills necessary to care for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers. It emphasizes safety, dealing with emergencies and first aid basics....

Icon of the event Stop a Fall Before It Happens
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thorncliffe

1 in 3 older adults will fall every year. Are you 55 or older or caring for a senior? Join us to learn some helpful tips:...

Icon of the event Forks Over Knives (A New You Series)
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Brentwood

What has happened to us? Despite the most advanced medical technology in the world, we are sicker than ever by nearly every measure....

Icon of the event Driver's Workshop for Seniors
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
McGregor Park

Are you turning 80 and need to have your driver?s license renewed? A Ministry of Transportation (MTO) representative will explain the new renewal process and answer your questions. For more information or to register, please ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.