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Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by the Toronto Public Health Department. Registration begins Mar 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Sp...

Icon of the event Physical Activity for Adults/ Older Adults to prevent falls
Tue May 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Feel more confident in your surroundings and learn how to prevent falls through a healthy lifestyle and simple physical exercises. Registration begins Apr 7th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 09
Mon Apr 13
Mon May 11
Mon Jun 08
Icon of the event Spring Blooming: Aromatics for you and your family
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Aromatherapy, Breath and Spring Healing techniques presented by Monika Meulman. For registration information please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Quit Smoking! Workshop with Toronto Public Health
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

The majority of people who use tobacco wish they never started and would like to quit. Nicotine from smoking is more addictive than heroin and cocaine. Quitting is a process. It takes most smokers many quit attempts before th...

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 05
Icon of the event Proven Strategies of Being Fabulous After 40
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Oprae Park, author of Love Your Body, Love Yourself, a book on holistic fitness after 40, talks about some of the strategies she has applied that helped her transform her body and life since she was 40. Call 416-394-5270 or e...

Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Brentwood

Led by a Meditation Toronto Instructor. Class includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving stretches....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 16
Mon Mar 30
Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a free Community Exercise and Falls Prevention class for seniors. Offered in partnership with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-393-7746 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 10
Tue Mar 17
Tue Mar 24
Tue Mar 31
Tue Apr 07