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Icon of the event Introduction to Nordic Pole Walking: The Smarter Way! to Walk
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Nordic Pole Walking improves your health, physical activity and rehabilitation, and is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. Join us and discover the many health benefits. Presented by InsideOut Physiotherapy & ...

Icon of the event Memory Skills Workshop
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kennedy/Eglinton

Learn about memory techniques...

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Want to improve your health, lift your spirits and boost your immune system? Even better,...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Want to improve your health, lift your spirits and boost your immune system? Even better,...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Dementia 101: A workshop for caregivers
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Please join us for a workshop for those who are caring for someone diagnosed with dementia. This session is facilitated by a representative of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and includes an overview of Alzheimer's disease,...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 03
Wed Jun 10
Wed Jun 17
Wed Jun 24
Wed Jul 01
Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...

Icon of the event Supporting Persons with Dementia & Responding to Behaviours
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eatonville

This 2-hour interactive workshop by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for caregivers of persons with dementia explores a range of topics, including understanding behaviours, strategies for responding, meaningful activities, an...