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Icon of the event How Clinical Innovation Becomes Health Care
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Ten years ago, Laurie Poole led a small pilot project to test a new way to manage chronic disease. Telehomecare engaged patients with COPD and heart failure as partners in their own care, putting monitoring technology in thei...

Icon of the event Toxins in Everyday Products
Wed Sep 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...

Icon of the event Dementia - Supportive Communication
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Register in person or by...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking?
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

At this workshop, participants will learn about cessation strategies, nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting. Eligible participants will receive a free 5-week course of nicotine patches. Presented by Toronto...

Icon of the event How Does the Breathalyzer Work? The Forensic Science of Drinking and Driving
Tue Oct 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Alcohol is still, by far, the most significant drug for impaired driving and causes most of the fatal motor vehicle collisions. James Wigmore, internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published author (at www.wigm...

Icon of the event Home Security
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Police Constable Hannah from Toronto Police 54 Division presents a program on home security. Call 416-396-3975 fro more information.

Icon of the event Safe Winter Driving
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Free presentation for drivers...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain and strategies to reduce risk factors. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Please register in person or by phone, 416-396-89...

Icon of the event Ageing: the next steps to assisted living and long term care
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Do you have a loved one that is approaching the retirement home or long term care phase in their life and are not sure what steps to take?...