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Icon of the event Worry: Strategies for Understanding and Managing Your Anxious Thoughts
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Why do we worry and what is to be done about it? Everyone worries to some extent, but too much worry can lead to more problems. Join PhD student Kathleen Tallon to learn about where worry comes from, tips for noticing when it...

Icon of the event Youth In Action
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Weekly activities include games, sports, workshops, and volunteer opportunities. This program is for youth aged 12-24, and promotes healthy, active living. TTC tokens and snacks provided. For more information, contact Rachel ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Games for Health - The Present and Potential Future of Healthcare
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Games and gamification have the potential to radically transform how healthcare is delivered in the 21st century. Just what they transform healthcare into remains to be seen. In this talk Dr. Steve Wilcox explores the burgeon...

Icon of the event Ball Workshop for Functional Mobility
Fri Jan 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join an instructor certified by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) to learn to how to use a small exercise ball to improve posture, upper-lower body strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will receive ...

Icon of the event Improving Outcomes and Quality of Life for Children with Autism
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A child neurologist and clinician scientist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou will talk about her research focused on improving outcomes and quality of life for children with autism spe...

Icon of the event Run, Don't Walk: Exercise and Brain Health in Mid-life and Beyond
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The number one thing we can do to maintain and improve brain health and emotional well-being is to exercise. Come and learn how an active lifestyle is part of living smart today to age well tomorrow. Presented by Dr. Nasreen...

Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Fri Nov 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What happens in our brains when we play, listen and move to music? What effect can sound and music have on diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's? Join PhD student Keith Loach for a demonstration of how music can affect...

Icon of the event Seniors Wellness Afternoon Tea
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: New Toronto

Celebrate Autumn with an afternoon of fun and information sharing. Information presentations by selected agencies serving seniors will be available. Enjoy Bingo, door prizes and the complimentary refreshments!...

Icon of the event Project Animal Farm with Sonia Faruqi
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm, will discuss the unprecedented journey behind her critically acclaimed book, in which she left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world. He...

Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

This free 6 week program is for adults aged 25-64 who do not have diabetes and are ready to take steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Each two hour session has a health education component led by a public health nurse a...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10