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Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Wed Feb 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias, become familiar with causes of dementia, risk factors and prevention strategies. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Registra...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

When caring for those with dementia, how do you create a safe and supportive environment? Learn the importance on environment to a person living with dementia and some home modifications and assistive devices that can be used...

Icon of the event Tenth Annual June Callwood Lecture: Open Heart, Open Mind
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Olympian Clara Hughes, Bell Canada?s national spokesperson for the 'Let's Talk' campaign, and author of Open Heart, Open Mind shares her past struggles with depression and helps to break down the stigma associated with mental...

Icon of the event Precarious work: Why it is bad for our health and what can be done
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Andrew Pinto is a family physician, public health specialist and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital. His research is focused on evaluating interventions that can address the social factors that impact our health....

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre!
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 09
Tue Feb 16
Tue Feb 23
Tue Mar 01
Tue Mar 08
Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 08
Mon Feb 22
Mon Mar 07
Mon Mar 21
Mon Apr 04
Icon of the event Your Memory, Your Health
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
York Woods

Ever wonder about improving your memory? Come find out causes of dementia, risk factors and prevention strategies....

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

In this educational workshop, you 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, an...