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Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Mon Jun 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Find out what are Nordic walking poles, and learn out how these low cost and low impact equipment can benefit you, as proven by many clinical and scientific studies. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary....

Icon of the event Supporting Persons with Dementia & Responding to Behaviours
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eatonville

This 2-hour interactive workshop by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for caregivers of persons with dementia explores a range of topics, including understanding behaviours, strategies for responding, meaningful activities, an...

Icon of the event Diabetes Self-Management Program in Mandarin
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Learn about diabetes and how to cope with the disease. In Mandarin. Six sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Thu Jun 18
Thu Jun 25
Icon of the event Fall Prevention, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Seniors
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

Are you a senior looking for advice on fall prevention, healthy eating and physical activity?...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 08
Icon of the event Aging & Immunity
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 Healthy Cognitive Aging
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Ryerson Professor Alexandra Fiocco will discuss the predictors and prevention of cognitive decline, (decline in memory and thinking abilities). PhD student Katie Peck will discuss the effect of music on brain health.

Icon of the event You Gotta' Go: Bladder Health and You
Mon Jun 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by the Nurse Continence Advisor of Trillium Health Partners, this seminar discusses bladder problems, incontinence, treatment and management options. Question and answer session follows. Call 416-394-5270 or emailea...

Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered for older adults and seniors in Toronto. Come and speak with representatives from organizations such as Alzheimer's Society, Community Care A...

Icon of the event iNavigait: Be A Safe Pedestrian
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Cross the street as if your life depends on it!...