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Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Wed Sep 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Free program presented by a Toronto Public Health Nurse. Learn about the risks of tobacco use, how to start a quit attempt, different types of nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting....

Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Depression in late life
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

This talk 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 depression, how depression relates to memory and dementia, and curre...

Icon of the event Coping with Stress
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

High levels of stress can make a person feel tense or anxious, cause headaches, stomach ailments, and other symptoms. Left untreated, stress can lead to more serious conditions like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise
Mon Sep 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lorne Opler will explore how the brain responds to exercise. How physical activities can alleviate depression, boost mood and increase cognitive memory and learning. He will demonstrate which exercises are best for brain hea...

Icon of the event Health and Well-Being: Managing Stress
Fri Sep 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stress is a normal part of everyday life. Learn about the signs and symptoms of stress and positive ways to cope with stress. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Older Caregiver Cafes
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Leaside

Family Caregivers have an important and demanding role to play in our society. Join other caregivers for a free workshop which will include enlightening and entertaining presentations, mingling with likeminded folks, refresh...

Icon of the event Hearing Health Support Group
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn to understand what it means to have a hearing loss. The Canadian Hearing Society will help you identify resources, give you practical advice and tips on how to cope with the everyday challenges. Whether you are the one ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

This presentation will explore some of the risk factors for developing depression, how depression relates to memory and dementia, and current treatment options available. A presentation by CAMH Geriatric Mental Health Service...

Icon of the event Caregiver Café
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Think back & try to recall when the last time was you took a rejuvenating break, socialized with peers or had a little fun! You are invited to join a Caregivers Workshop. Highlights include: enlightening and entertaining pr...