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Icon of the event Sexuality and Sexual Expression in Long-Term Care Homes
Fri May 02, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

For years, societal stereotypes of an asexual older age have prevailed. Despite an aging baby boomer population, the attitude of seniors regarding the role and importance of sex in their own lives was relatively neglected. ...

Icon of the event To Drive or Not to Drive: That is the Question
Fri May 30, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This presentation addresses the myths and truths about older drivers including the impact of aging and medical conditions on driving. Tips for older drivers and their family members, as well as the doctor's role in decisions ...

Icon of the event A Healthy Aging Brain: Contributing Life Style Factors
Mon Aug 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Emily Nalder, Rotman Research Institute, describes functional changes linked to aging and how aspects of our lifestyle, such as diet, sleep and exercise habits contribute to brain health. Dr. Nalder is an occupational th...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to Independence
Sat Apr 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This interactive workshop for parents and their 10 ? 14 year olds will help them:communicate together, find out if their 10 ? 14 year old is ready to be home alone, increase safety knowledge and develop an At Home Alone plan ...

Icon of the event Green 13 Monthly Film Screening: THE EDIBLE CITY
Tue May 13, 2014 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Annette Street

Green 13's monthly film screening and discussion - THE EDIBLE CITY....

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 Jun 19
Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat May 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Locke

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.

Icon of the event Keep Toronto Reading:  Survival Training
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Inspired by our One Book commuity read, The Cellist of Sarajevo, we look at how people manage to survive in a city under siege. What skills would one need in order to survive? David Arama from WSC Survival School will teach y...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 28
Mon May 05
Mon May 12
Mon May 26
Mon Jun 02
Icon of the event Healthy Aging: Lifestyle Matters!
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Annette Street

Aging can no longer be equated with inescapable decline and disease....

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.