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Icon of the event Overview of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 101
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

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

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 Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Thu May 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

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 Early-onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...

Icon of the event Finding Skin Care Products that Work
Wed May 04, 2016 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Chemist Louise Hidinger, PhD will discuss:...

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 Heart Health
Tue Apr 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart 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....