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Health & Wellness

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 12, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active And Maintain Your Independence
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Dental Health Workshop for Seniors
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Toronto Public Health will present information on the importance of oral health, dental disease, prevention and access to free dental care in this workshop. For more information and to register, visit in person or call 416-39...

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Seniors and Health and Wellness- Nutrition
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on nutrition for older adults. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event What is Alzheimer's?
Tue Jun 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from the Alzheimer's Society will present a 2 hour informational session on Alzheimer's and other dementias, what we can do about it, risk factors, treatment and research....

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness- Physical Activity
Thu May 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health Nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on physical activity and movement to keep older adults active. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Tue May 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Davenport

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Registration is required in person or by calling 416-393-7732

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energies!
Wed May 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Conflict-driven stress will rob you of energy, so come and be re-energized! Author and Mediator Karin Vagiste received the International Award of Excellence for her peace-building strategies; the more room you make for peace ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.