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Icon of the event Being a Savvy Consumer of Complementary Therapies
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Professor Lynda Balneaves will present the latest research on popular complementary therapies, such as herbal remedies, yoga, and meditation, as well as how to make safe and informed decisions about the variety of therapies a...

Icon of the event Yoga and Zumba for Teens
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Come and join us for Yoga and Zumba! Bring comfortable shoes and clothing and a yoga mat if you have. This program is part of the Living Well series. Drop in. For teens ages 13-19 years.

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

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...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking Clinic
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the benefits of Nordic pole walking and have the opportunity to try the poles....

Icon of the event Baby Food Basics Workshop
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join FoodShare Toronto for a special workshop about baby food. Suitable for parents/caregivers of babies 6-9 months....

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Still Acting Out II
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Seniors Forum, Care Watch and TPL's Older Adult Advisory Group invite you to Still Acting Out II, a forum for discussion about ageism and elder abuse. Share your thoughts and experiences in this informative, interacti...

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...