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Icon of the event Driving Program for Seniors Turning 80
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation will provide a review of the Official Driver?s Handbook, assist participants in preparing for the senior driving licence test, and provide tips for safe winter driv...

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: Turning Up the Heat on Obesity and Type II Diabetes
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Anthony Scimè (Faculty of Health, York University) talks about how different shades of fat, body temperature and stem cells relate to an innovative approach for weight loss and increased insulin sensitivity....

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety ...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Don't Be A
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Let our experienced health librarians show you how to find reliable health information consulting 'Dr. Google.' Please register by phoning the Computer & Library Training Department at 416-393-7209.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Icon of the event Dancing with the Stars: Afro-Caribbean & Latin Dance Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all mommies! Need a break? Learn dance with qualified instructors while childcare providers look after your little ones ages 0-5. Registration required. Call 416-394-1000

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, and...

Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...