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Icon of the event Getting the MOST from your Healthcare Appointment
Sat Apr 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Research shows that people forget 50% of the information shared during a healthcare appointment. In addition to not feeling well, things like stress; too much information provided too quickly and unfamiliar medical language m...

Icon of the event Building Resilience in Children and Youth: A Workshop by Toronto Public Health
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Would you like to learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges?...

Icon of the event Stress Management for Teens
Mon May 08, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a workshop taught by Toronto Public Health on what causes stress and how to manage it!...

Icon of the event Metabolism Boosters
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Many factors slow our metabolism as we age....

Icon of the event Housing Help Program
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Need assistance with finding affordable housing and avoiding eviction?...

Icon of the event Seul a la maison - At home alone
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Cinq etapes faciles pour devenir autonome! Cette renconcre s'adresse aux parents d'enfants de 10 a 14 ans. Les parents et leur(s) enfant(s) sont invites....

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It's a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event Helping You Achieve Shelf Control
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Spring is around the corner which meansÂ…Time for Spring Cleaning!...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: 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 resp...

Icon of the event Healthy Child Screening Day-Ontario Early Years Centre
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 0-6 years old) This special event involves both dental and NutriSTEP screenings for children including a diabetes prevention screening for adults. Information is also provided regarding home service support, child care ...