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Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Registration begins May 2nd. Registe...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 25
Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Dementia-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto presents an informative session about how to cope and communicate with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Icon of the event Dementia 101
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

This presentation by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto provides an overview of Alzheimer?s disease, coping strategies and services in the community. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited....

Icon of the event Cooking for One
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

Do you find it hard to cook healthy, cost-conscious meals for one? Learn about easy, healthy and inexpensive cooking. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins July 29th. Register in person or...

Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

Icon of the event Senior Homes
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Join us for an interactive presentation about senior condos, retirement homes, nursing homes and life lease condos versus resale condos. Registration begins June 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space i...

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
Mon Aug 24
Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12