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Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...

Icon of the event Removing the Terror from the Licence Renewal Process
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Are you, or someone you know, planning on driving over the age of 80? Worried about the mandatory renewal test? In this session, a representative from MTO will provide driving tips, talk about recent rules of the road, and go...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Meditation Toronto provides free stress management through restorative meditation. Includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress relieving exercises. Bring your own mat or towel. Register by calling 416-394-1040 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 19
Icon of the event Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplements (In Mandarin)
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

What is Old Age Security and GIS? How does one apply? What other kinds of senior benefits are available? Bring all your questions and let the experts answer them. Information will be presented in Mandarin. For more informatio...

Icon of the event Build Your Bones Naturally
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Strong bones are our best friends, allowing us to stay mobile and active. Learn from holistic nutritionist and homeopath Jocelyn McTavish how to naturally build bone density, or increase the mineral content of your bones, and...

Icon of the event Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for an information session outlining signs and symptoms, risk factors, current research, and programs and services available to individuals and caregivers of persons...

Icon of the event Sprouts and Microgreens
Sat Jan 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Long Branch

Grow your own food anywhere, anytime. This introductory workshop is co-sponsored with The Healing Muse. www.healingmuse.com

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow!  Vegetarian Eating Made Easy
Fri Jan 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free, fun interactive workshop that discusses the benefits of eating less meat, and shows you how to introduce nutritious & delicious plant-based meals into your diet....

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register, call 416-393-7209.

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 Jan 12
Mon Feb 02