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Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  Services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Navigate through Ontario's health care system with a specialist from the Community Care Access Centre(CCAC). To register, call 416-395-5440.

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Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

Join us for a program about Pedestrian Safety for older Adults....

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event ADHD and Non-Drug Approaches
Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

How is ADHD brain neurochemistry different and what does it mean for the persons affected? Learn practical, holistic non-drug and energy tools for maximizing the gifts of ADHD while minimizing the discomfort. Presented by L...

Icon of the event Advanced Care Planning
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

An advance care plan is a process that shares your goals for treatment with the health care team. Presented by a registered nurse, this interactive talk intends to raise awareness about advanced care planning, discuss the r...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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 Aging and Immunity
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

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 Aging and Immunity
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

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 Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease: Where Does Treatment Stand?
Tue Apr 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mimico Centennial

Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease: Where Does Treatment Stand and Where Are We Going? This presentation will focus on the disease mechanisms, symptoms, and current treatment strategies for Alzheimer's and Parkinson'...