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Icon of the event Physical Activity for Adults/ Older Adults to prevent falls
Tue May 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Feel more confident in your surroundings and learn how to prevent falls through a healthy lifestyle and simple physical exercises. Registration begins Apr 7th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

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...

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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...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 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 07
Thu May 14
Thu May 21
Icon of the event Say Om - Yoga and Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join us for this yoga and meditation series during Mental Health Awareness Month. Let Pamela help you to release your tension and worries. Location: Barbara Frum Library, Room B. For more information and to register, visit in...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20
Wed May 27
Icon of the event Arthritis and Autoimmunity
Wed May 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

University of Toronto researchers from the Dept. of Immunology introduce our immune systems, and explain how they can sometimes over-reacts and cause autoimmunity and other serious problems such as arthritis. Call 416-394-527...

Icon of the event Air quality health index, UV index, and sun safety
Tue Apr 21, 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 Restoring Balance
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eatonville

Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses dizziness, vertigo and falls, their causes and solutions. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Vitamins - To Take or Not To Take?
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Should I be taking vitamins? If so, which ones? How much? Does it matter which brand I buy? In this seminar Dr. Adrian Nasager will answer questions regarding supplementation with vitamins in a question and answer format. Ca...

Icon of the event Increase Your Internal Resistance to Stress
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Repetitive negative stress in the primary cause of illness and sickness today. Our modern contemporary lifestyles are much more stressful today than they were 20, 30 years ago. Learn effective strategies for both reducing ne...