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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 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 Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 03
Wed Jun 10
Wed Jun 17
Wed Jun 24
Wed Jul 01
Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

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 At Home Alone
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Is your child ready to be left home alone safely? Parents and children will find out together, and prepare....

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 Apr 27
Mon May 04
Mon May 11
Mon May 25
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.