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Health & Wellness

Icon of the event Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event Caring for Your Child's Dental Health Workshop
Thu Nov 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

Come and join this free workshop to learn how to care for your child's dental health. Topics include cavity prevention, oral care, finding low cost or free dental care in Toronto and more. To register, please call 416-396-895...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...

Icon of the event Starting the Conversation: A Nine Step Plan to Deciding Where to Live As You Age
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

Presented by the Ontario Society (Coalition) of Senior Citizen's Organizations....

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Nov 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

An Arthritis Society expert conducts a workshop to improve your understanding of chronic pain management, and teaches you coping methods on how to handle your pain, stress, depression and fatigue. Call 416-394-5270 or email ...

Icon of the event Winter Preparedness
Mon Nov 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Beat ole' man winter this season by being prepared!...

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow: Veg Eating Made Easy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Have you experimented with Meatless Mondays? Join David Alexander from the Toronto Vegetarian Association and learn about the health & environmental benefits of eating less meat and how Y...

Icon of the event Cycling in Fall & Winter
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a FREE informative workshop to learn hw to ride a bicycle safely in cold, rain and snow. You'll gain knowledge on...

Icon of the event Need to Know?: Drugs and Supplements
Thu Nov 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn what you need to know about drugs and supplements. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Tue Nov 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to effectively declutter your space for free. Join Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, in "Decluttering You Mind and Spaces". The workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspect...