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Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Locke

In this educational workshop presented by Research Staff at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying c...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health presents Breast Health and Cancer Prevention
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

The goals/objectives of the workshop are:...

Icon of the event Cancer Prevention Workshop
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

Get the facts about colorectal cancer:Learn about the risk factors....

Icon of the event Falls Prevention
Wed Apr 26, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

For seniors, falls in and around the home have serious consequences....

Icon of the event Women's Health Workshop
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

In this workshop brought to you by Toronto Public Health you will learn about:...

Icon of the event Vegetarian Lifestyle: Healthy and Sustainable
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Is a vegetarian lifestyle good for the planet? Is a vegetarian diet sustainable? What are the health benefits of eating less meat? This fun interactive workshop answers these questions and more, plus shows you how to introd...

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now than It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event Toxins in Everyday Products
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude & Joy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed as a caregiver? Join Saskia Jennings? presentation about releasing stress and guilt and turning it into gratitude and joy. Learn to take care of yourself by prioritizing and balancing ...