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Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Tue May 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. This presentation will explore how the brain res...

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Glennis Jones from Public Health, the Chronic Disease & Injury Preventive Program, will present to seniors what an unsafe pedestrian environment is, and what they can do to increase their personal safety. These include norma...

Icon of the event Zen Mother: Being a Stress- Free Mom.
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Special guest Monika Meulman of the Healing Muse Apothecary will share with us the importance of Zen mothering and the techniques to develop a stress- free relationship with your children as they grow. To register for this fr...

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara Frum

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

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....

Icon of the event Revving up for Spring- clean the mind and body
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for this free program with special guest Monika Meulman of The Healing Muse Apothecary. Learn about natural ways to clean your home and body including what you can use from your own garden.To register for this program...

Icon of the event Hearing loss with age and what to do about it
Tue Apr 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Alyona Popova, Hearig counsellor from Canadian Hearing Society, will tell us why we experience hearing loss as we get older and what solutions she can offer. She will also explore devices that can help us hear better so we c...

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Mon Mar 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

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...