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Icon of the event Out of Mind, Out of Sight
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How are they treated?...

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Director and producer Ken Stern, freelance documentary filmmaker, will screen his short film "Change is the Rule of Life." The film portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes moe ch...

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 Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

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

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 28
Wed Nov 25
Wed Dec 23
Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How Can Star Trek Replicators Impact One Billion Lives?
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Discover how 3D printers are transforming lives here on Earth and in space. With Dr. Julielynn Wong, Director, 3D4MD....

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 07, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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 Importance of Health: Body & Mind Seminar
Sat Nov 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Take control of your inner self by learning the principles of good health and well-being. Health coach and founder of lifestyle brand New Persona, Femi Doyle-Marshall will provide you with the necessary tools to empower your...

Icon of the event Senior Health Series (Mandarin)
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), this series will focus on various topics related to Seniors and their health....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Tue Nov 17
Tue Nov 24
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 Bone Health for Seniors
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Led by students from the University of Toronto?s Nutrition and Dietetics program, this nutrition workshop highlights the importance of calcium, protein, vitamin D, and physical activity for healthy bones. Join us for an inter...