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Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...

Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Dementia 101: A workshop for caregivers
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Please join us for a workshop for those who are caring for someone diagnosed with dementia. This session is facilitated by a representative of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and includes an overview of Alzheimer's disease,...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Love, talk and learn about how you can say "no" with love and help your baby feel loved and secure, understand and talk, discover their world....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 04
Wed Mar 11
Wed Mar 18
Wed Mar 25
Wed Apr 01
Icon of the event You Are Not Alone
Tue Mar 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burrows Hall

A guest speaker will raise awareness of domestic violence and its consequences, in support of International Women?s Day....

Icon of the event Falls Prevention Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

In partnership with the CareFirst Seniors & Community Services Association, the Falls Prevention Program is aimed at seniors 65+ who have fallen or are at risk of falling. Four types of exercises will covered including endur...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 02
Mon Mar 09
Mon Mar 16
Mon Mar 23
Mon Mar 30
Icon of the event Stay On Your Feet!
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health and learn how to prevent falls and keep your independence by reducing falling risk factors, staying active and healthy, and taking medications safely.