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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 02
Thu Aug 06
Icon of the event Air quality health index, UV index, and sun safety
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

This information session will help you to prevent and lower your risk of skin cancer by learning about sun safety, the air quality health index, and the UV index. You will learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Icon of the event Acupuncture: what can it help?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Dr. Zhi-Ping Ren, Associate professor of Uppsala University in Sweden, specialized in molecular pathology and tumor biology....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event Supporting Persons with Dementia & Responding to Behaviours
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eatonville

This 2-hour interactive workshop by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for caregivers of persons with dementia explores a range of topics, including understanding behaviours, strategies for responding, meaningful activities, an...

Icon of the event Be Active ...Get Healthier
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albion

Want to be more active and get healthier? Learn how to use a pedometer that you can borrow from the library and about other active living resources in the community. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Free, drop-in....

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Mon May 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens ?Change is the Rule of Life?, a short film which portrays the life transitions older adults face when living independently become more challenging. A panel discussion follows with repres...

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 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 meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 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 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 11
Mon Jun 08
Icon of the event You Gotta' Go: Bladder Health and You
Mon Jun 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by the Nurse Continence Advisor of Trillium Health Partners, this seminar discusses bladder problems, incontinence, treatment and management options. Question and answer session follows. Call 416-394-5270 or emailea...

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Tue May 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

When Francesca Cavaliere's son committed suicide, she wrote a book and became a speaker to bring awareness to and increase acceptance of mental health issues, to help comfort families who have suffered this tragic loss, and t...