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Thu Oct 02, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Parents and their children must attend together. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event A Healthy Aging Brain: Contributing Life Style Factors
Mon Aug 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Emily Nalder, Rotman Research Institute, describes functional changes linked to aging and how aspects of our lifestyle, such as diet, sleep and exercise habits contribute to brain health. Dr. Nalder is an occupational th...

Icon of the event A Thermometer for the Mind
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Concerned about memory changes and whether to see your doctor? Michael Meagher explains the free 20 minute online brain health test, (www.cogniciti.com) developed by the memory experts at Baycrest Health Sciences and Cognici...

Icon of the event Accidental Poisioning:  How to prevent and Poison Proof
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

How does accidental poisoning in occur? Dr. Mohamed Enara will address real concerns such as: Common materials involved, How to raise your child's awareness of toxins in the household, and the do's and don'ts in case accident...

Icon of the event Aging and Mental Health: Tips for Success
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This interactive workshop will focus on the ways in which thoughts, feelings, and behaviours can serve to either increase or decrease our experience of stress. Participants will be given evidence-based stress reduction tips a...

Icon of the event Alcohol:  The Delightful Poison
Mon Sep 15, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Marilyn Herie discusses alcohol and why women and older adults are at higher risk for alcohol-related problems. This talk looks at the physical effects of alcohol, including its challenges to the brain and the immune sys...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's 101
Fri Sep 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join Esther Atemo to learn about Alzheimer's disease, its' symptoms, changes in the brain, and risk factors, as well as programs and services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Treatment: Where Do We Stand and What Can You Do to Fight Back
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

In this workshop, learn from Dr. Ian Cohen about what is currently being done in the world of Alzheimer's disease treatment, and what you can to to fight back against dementia....

Icon of the event An Agatha Christie Mystery: Finding Alzheimer's on the Page
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Regina Jokel offers the opportunity to learn about the signs of normal and abnormal aging in human language. Based on the cases of three famous mystery writers, including Agatha Christie, it will allow the audience to r...