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Icon of the event Trans Health: From Delivering Data to Catalysing Change
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Presenters from Trans PULSE and Rainbow Health Ontario will describe key findings of the largest study to date of trans persons in Ontario, impacts of the research on policy and health care access, and the work that remains t...

Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. Dr....

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn where to find the answers to your most common health questions. Please phone 416-393-7209 to register....

Icon of the event Cancer Prevention Workshop
Wed May 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A Toronto Public Health Nurse will talk to you about:...

Icon of the event Seniors Wellness Tea
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Weston

Listen to speakers from the Library, Canadian Hearing Society, Lifeline, Premier Home Care, Toronto Hydro and TopCat. Play Bingo! Win prizes! No registration required.

Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...