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Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Wed Feb 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias, become familiar with causes of dementia, risk factors and prevention strategies. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Registra...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
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Wed Mar 23
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Wed May 25
Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event Be Your Best Self
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Join us for a time of fun-filled ice-breakers, activities and discussions on being your best self. Learn strategies to think positively and gain a healthy self-image. Win exciting prizes. Ages 12 to 19 years.

Icon of the event LSP: Senior Safety (Mandarin)
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bridlewood

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), information about how seniors can stay safe....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedarbrae

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 years-olds to be home alone safely. Parents and children must attend together. In partnership with Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event LSP: Health Care Options for Seniors (CORRECTED DATE)
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Bridlewood

This session is designed to help clients to understand the different health care options, eligibility and requirements to get in....

Icon of the event Babysitting Course
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills. Get qualified and start earning money as a babysitter. Learn to cope with common and non-life threatening emergencies. Learn also to manage a babysitting business. Limited Space! R...

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

When caring for those with dementia, how do you create a safe and supportive environment? Learn the importance on environment to a person living with dementia and some home modifications and assistive devices that can be used...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health Workshop
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

In this interactive workshop, get a better understanding of factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may help maintain brain health....