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Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kennedy/Eglinton

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented!...

Icon of the event General Strength Training Principles
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Taylor Memorial

Improve strength and muscular endurance through fundamental training principles to enhance a health and fitness lifestyle.

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 a...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 16
Mon Dec 21
Icon of the event Easy, Homemade Baby Food
Fri Nov 13, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wychwood

Participants will learn how and what to feed their babies in their first year. Content covered includes how to introduce solids, how to make baby food at home affordably and proper storage.Your baby is welcome to attend as we...

Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...

Icon of the event Dementia-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto presents an informative session about how to cope and communicate with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Senior Health Series (Mandarin)
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), this series will focus on various topics related to Seniors and their health....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Tue Nov 17
Tue Nov 24
Icon of the event Be Strong all winter: Natural ways of beating colds and the flu
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for an interactive workshop with local aromatherapist Monika Meulman as she introduces us to natural ways to stay healthy during the winter season. For more information and to register for this free session please con...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Fri Nov 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

In partnership with CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) please join us for this educational workshop where we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become fam...