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Icon of the event Forty Years of Supporting the Homeless, Those in Recovery, and Seniors
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

LOFT programs target those in recovery from addictions and provide services to almost 5000 people in an area that stretches from Mississauga to Barrie, and east to Oshawa/Bowmanville/Campbellford. Toronto accounts for 80% of ...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 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 Brain Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: 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 Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join Keith Loach in a program that will look at recent research in music and health, and share a few simple things that we can do to improve our quality of life....

Icon of the event Ageing and Immunity
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation allows participants to learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain, the progression of Alzheimer's disease, strategies to reduce risk factors, and how the Alzheime...

Icon of the event North York Elder Abuse Network
Fri Jun 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join the North York Elder Abuse Network on a presentation on how to keep yourself safe in the community!The North York Elder Abuse Network will also provide community education for you to take away with you. Refreshments will...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Thu May 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

At this workshop, participants will learn about:...

Icon of the event Healthy Habits that Stick
Wed May 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This interactive presentation offered by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada will teach you the 5 risk factors that can impact your heart health and overall health. The presenter will guide you in setting SMART goals al...

Icon of the event The Science of Personal Dress
Tue May 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Ready to Revamp You and Your Wardrobe?...