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Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Alzheimer Society will provide a workshop on brain health. Learn about your brain and how to keep it healthy!...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: New Toronto

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered during the program are: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, c...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Seniors
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cedarbrae Branch will be hosting a Healthy Eating workshop for seniors presented by Toronto Public Health. Participants will explore how to eat healthy based on Canada Food Guide. Simple recipes and tips for cooking for 1 or...

Icon of the event Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other Dementias
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Many myths and misunderstandings about Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia cause us fear and anxiety. Esther Atemo from Alzheimer Society will present what they really are -- the causes, symptoms, care and cure, so that w...

Icon of the event iNavigate
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about issues of pedestrian safety, contributors to an unsafe pedestrian environment, and what you can do to increase your personal safety. A workshop specially geared to Seniors, presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet each family's uniqu...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Health and Well-being - Managing Stress
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Albion

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

Icon of the event Music Therapy and Aging
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest music therapist, Kiki Chang discusses the benefits of music therapy in the ageing process, with a focus on the role of the music therapist in long-term care. Information about how music therapy can assist both patie...