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Icon of the event You May be a Target, But Don't be a Victim
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Albion

Take a proactive approach to safety be learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are?; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bu...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Wed May 14, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Albion

Toronto Public Health provides a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Registration Required. Limited Space. No child care provided. Please call the branch for more details...

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two methods of meditation will be taught and practiced; one using the breath and another accompanied by beautifu...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Thu May 08
Thu May 22
Thu Jun 05
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 2: The Journey Continues...
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A workshop focuses on how to respond to behaviours and changes in the brain as the Alzheimer?s Disease progresses. This session would be of interest to those who provide care and support for an elderly family member with Alzh...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 1: Oversview & Healthy Brain
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto explains what this disease is, how it dramatically affects people?s lives. It also looks at what are the risks for developing Alzheimer?s disease, and ways to keep your brain healthy. Call 41...

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 01
Thu Jun 05
Icon of the event Your Body on
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer ?one? disease? How does our body fight back? Immunology Dept. from the University of Toronto discusses how the immune system interacts with cancerous cells and ho...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Care Options
Mon May 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Gary Hepworth, Chair of CARP Etobicoke, will review the available options and costs with respect to retirement homes, assisted living, long term care homes, day programs and public and private home care. Call 416-394-5270 or ...

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 03
Thu Aug 07
Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions are...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 05
Mon Jun 16
Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

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