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Icon of the event Worry: Strategies for Understanding and Managing Your Anxious Thoughts
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Why do we worry and what is to be done about it? Everyone worries to some extent, but too much worry can lead to more problems. Join PhD student Kathleen Tallon to learn about where worry comes from, tips for noticing when it...

Icon of the event Qi Gong Yoga
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Qi Gong means breath work or energy workout. This energy is meant to flow freely through our bodies like a gently flowing river. When there are blockages the body is like a coiled garden hose where the water cannot move effec...


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Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Icon of the event Women's Brain Health and Aging
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Women today suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men, and an astonishing 70% of new Alzheimer's patients are women. The fact that these conditions affect more women suggests a role for biological sex d...

Icon of the event For Parents: Building Resilience in Children and Youth
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Learn how to help your teen bounce back from challenges and develop resiliency....

Icon of the event How Clinical Innovation Becomes Health Care
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Ten years ago, Laurie Poole led a small pilot project to test a new way to manage chronic disease. Telehomecare engaged patients with COPD and heart failure as partners in their own care, putting monitoring technology in thei...

Icon of the event Virtual Reality for Surgery Preparation
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Virtual reality (VR) is not just for gaming as Toronto hospitals are using the technology to help people get over pre-surgery anxiety....

Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Red Cross  Baby Sitting Course
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | All Day
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants recei...

Icon of the event Smoking Cessation
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health will be delivering a smoking cessation workshop that will discuss the following:...