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Icon of the event Some Good News about Cognition and Aging
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Lynn Hasher presents the good news, based on the latest research findings, about aging and cognition. Aging is widely thought to bring on a range of cognitive problems to even the healthiest among us. Such views are eas...

Icon of the event Eating Right for Teens
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Is fast-food your daily diet? Would you like to eat healthy? Learn to shop and cook healthy food on a budget. Gain ideas and tips on making quick and nutritious snacks. Learn to make a healthy parfait. All ingredients and sup...

Icon of the event Seniors Information Fair and Open House at Maria A. Shchuka
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all seniors and caregivers! This is an opportunity to meet with agencies in your community that offer services to seniors. Learn about health services, community safety, social & recreational programs, home care, sett...

Icon of the event Community Yoga with Mary
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour community yoga class with Mary on the last Tuesday evening of the month for free. This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents and children together will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailo...

Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us fight against infectious diseases. As we age this defence mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impair its ability to function properly. This presentati...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia . Research group from Sunnybrook Health Sciences
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

MEMORY & DEMENTIA: This educational workshop 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 d...

Icon of the event How to Maximize Your Brain Health
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Angela Troyer discusses the science behind brain health, and how to maximize brain health by adopting healthier lifestyle habits. Most people in their 50s, 60s and beyond notice changes in how well they learn and remembe...

Icon of the event The Great Lakes and Blue Flag Beaches
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The Great Lakes hold 20 per cent of the world's available surface freshwater and provide drinking water to 45 million Canadians and Americans. They are a place for connection and recreation, and are the centre of the world's ...