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Icon of the event Out of Mind, Out of Sight
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How are they treated?...

Icon of the event Mental Health 101
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

An overview of mental illnesses and treatments are described as well as services are available and how to access them. In partnership with Reconnect Mental Health Services. Drop in.

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This workshop provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn the importance of environment to a person living with dementia, and some home modificati...

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Depression and other mood disorders are very real illnesses that can have serious and sometimes fatal results - it affects your entire body, and not just the mind....

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Director and producer Ken Stern, freelance documentary filmmaker, will screen his short film "Change is the Rule of Life." The film portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes moe ch...

Icon of the event Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Do you have a chronic condition like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain, depression, or do you care for someone who does? Would you like to feel better so you can do more of the things you love to ...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 26
Mon Nov 02
Mon Nov 09
Mon Nov 16
Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

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. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions a...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 26
Icon of the event Understanding GMOs
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Registered Holistic Nutritionist Deborah Hutchison, discusses what are genetically modified organisms, the definition of it, GMO food samples, the dangers now and the long term effect, and how to avoid them. Call 416-394-5270...

Icon of the event Emergency Preparedness and Winter Safety
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about being emergency ready in this presentation by Red Cross and Toronto Public Health,the potential natural disasters that may occur in our city, how to create an emergency safety plan and what supplies you need in a ...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Osteoporosis can strike at any age, and is often known as 'the silent thief' because bone loss can occur without any symptoms....