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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...

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 DriverÂ’s Handbook, assist participants in preparing for the senior driving licence test, and provide tips for safe winter driv...

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 Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...

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 Pain Management for Seniors
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

The presentation discusses consequences of unrelieved pain, pain management strategies (pharmacological and non-pharmacological), and ways of communicating your pain to your health care provider (maintaining a pain diary). Sa...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

This workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspectives on personal spaces, both inside and out. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, will help you learn how to effectively declutter your s...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop from the Kitchen Library
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Make your own fruit and vegetable juices. Learn how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage and the best fruits and vegetables for juicing. Juicer, fruit and veggies, and recipes supplied by...

Icon of the event Seniors' Discovery Fair in Scarborough
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Malvern

This free event is a great chance to learn about the services offered for older adults and seniors in your community. Come by and speak with representatives from many local organizations.

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...