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Icon of the event Food Junkies - Author Reading with Vera Tarman, MD
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event Aging & the Brain
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

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Icon of the event Puzzles and the Brain: How Playing with Puzzles is Good for You!
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bendale

Enigmatologist Stacy Costa explains how solving puzzles can benefit all ages by developing the strength and stamina of the brain.

Icon of the event Seniors Wellness Tea
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Weston

Listen to speakers from the Library, Canadian Hearing Society, Lifeline, Premier Home Care, Toronto Hydro and TopCat. Play Bingo! Win prizes! No registration required.

Icon of the event Get More Power from your Brain: Book Launch and Discussion
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yorkville

Join us for the launch of Get More Power from your Brain by Eileen Pease....

Icon of the event Assisted Suicide
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Peter Lin will discuss Assisted Suicide, a difficult and divisive issue touching on religious beliefs, legality, governmental policies, personal wishes and the Hippocratic Oath....

Icon of the event Moving Beyond the Resume
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Don Mills

Lauren Ferraro, BFA, MA, Speech, Dialect and Presentation Coach will show you how to lift your resume off the page, into your mouth and to deliver it in a clear, articulate fashion. A step by step guide to responding to the t...

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Ryerson Professor Alexandra Fiocco will discuss the predictors and prevention of cognitive decline, (decline in memory and thinking abilities). PhD student Katie Peck will discuss the effect of music on brain health.

Icon of the event Karma Co-op: Benefits of Organic Local Products and Food Co-operatives
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a talk and discussion of organic food and nutrition presented by Karma Co-op food store on Palmerston avenue in the Annex. Also learn about this member-owned, democratically run co-operative, specializing in organ...

Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. Dr....