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Icon of the event Memory and Dementia Workshop
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Burrows Hall

A Geriatric Mental Health Services professional will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Underlying causes and prevention strategies will be discussed....

Icon of the event Understanding What's In Your Beauty Products
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Ph.D. chemist Louise Hidinger, discusses the basic scientific concepts behind beauty products, how to interpret product claims and ingredient lists for various beauty products. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopub...

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

This talk, prsented by staff from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, outlines the signs and symptoms of depression, and the way in which these can impact life. We will explore some of the risk factors for developing ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Presented...

Icon of the event Chemical Exposures
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Deborah Hutchison,a Registered Holistic Nutritionist,explores chemical exposures in food, water and your environment, and how to limit your exposure that can be influencing your health and your weight. Call 416-394-5270 or em...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too! An Interactive Workshop for Caregivers
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Facilitated by a Toronto Public Health Nurse, ths is a two-session workshop (Thursdays, March 3 and March 10, 6-8pm) that helps parents and caregivers better understand stress in children....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 03
Thu Mar 10
Icon of the event Toronto Public Health - Developmental Screening Clinic
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Port Union

This free program is for parents/caregivers of children aged birth to 18 months. Participants can book an appointment with a nurse to complete the developmental screening checklist and ask questions regarding their child's d...

Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this educational workshop, you will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, an...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Your Heart
Wed Feb 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Eating well is one way you can stay and/or become healthy. It can also decrease your risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis. Join us for a discussion on Healthy Eating for your Hear...