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Icon of the event Relax With Chair Yoga
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Pedro Boaventura, a certified yoga instructor, introduces all age and fitness level participants to the benefits of chair yoga. Join us to re-energize with restorative exercises and yoga breathing.

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 11
Icon of the event Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for an information session outlining signs and symptoms, risk factors, current research, and programs and services available to individuals and caregivers of persons...

Icon of the event Process Addictions:  The Hidden Struggle
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Addictions expert,Dr. Jim Cullen(PhD.RSW) outlines the unique struggle of "Process Addictions" (PA's)which refers to compulsive behaviours that have the same behavioural patterns as addiction to substances. Currently the mai...

Icon of the event Yoga & Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

A yoga instructor will teach basic methods of meditation and tension - relieving stretches. Participants should wear loose clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 13
Icon of the event Fire Safety For Older Adults:
Thu Feb 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Our homes are where we should feel the safest, but in Ontario, adults 65 years and older are at higher risk of dying by fire than any other age group. Join us for a talk by a Toronto Fire Services representative to learn the ...

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register, call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...