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Icon of the event Walk Into Health
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

This program will cover the physical and mental health benefits of frequent walking, proper walking posture and techniques, sustainable walking practices and routines, walking groups in the GTA and eight outdoor walking trail...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

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 Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Healthy Eating Workshops
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

This series consists of 4 sessions: two at the Albert Campbell Library, and two at the Birchmount Bluffs Neighborhood Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Diabetes is a series disease that is prevalent in many communities in Toronto. A person's risk for diabetes depends on a number of factors including age, ethnicity, and gender. At this workshop, you will learn about:...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health Workshop
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

In this interactive workshop, get a better understanding of factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may help maintain brain health....

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

When caring for those with dementia, how do you create a safe and supportive environment? Learn the importance on environment to a person living with dementia and some home modifications and assistive devices that can be used...

Icon of the event Babysitting Course
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills. Get qualified and start earning money as a babysitter. Learn to cope with common and non-life threatening emergencies. Learn also to manage a babysitting business. Limited Space! R...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedarbrae

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 years-olds to be home alone safely. Parents and children must attend together. In partnership with Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia Workshop
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Burrows Hall

A Geriatric Mental Health Services professional will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Underlying causes and prevention strategies will be discussed....