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Icon of the event Games for Health - The Present and Potential Future of Healthcare
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Games and gamification have the potential to radically transform how healthcare is delivered in the 21st century. Just what they transform healthcare into remains to be seen. In this talk Dr. Steve Wilcox explores the burgeon...

Icon of the event Run, Don't Walk: Exercise and Brain Health in Mid-life and Beyond
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The number one thing we can do to maintain and improve brain health and emotional well-being is to exercise. Come and learn how an active lifestyle is part of living smart today to age well tomorrow. Presented by Dr. Nasreen...

Icon of the event Improving Outcomes and Quality of Life for Children with Autism
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A child neurologist and clinician scientist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou will talk about her research focused on improving outcomes and quality of life for children with autism spe...

Icon of the event Senior Safety: Recognizing Elder Abuse in Your Community
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to recognize when someone, whether a friend, neighbour, or acquaintance, is being mistreated, and, most importantly, how best to respond. Join Monita Persaud from Elder Abuse Ontario and learn how to promote healthy...

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 ...

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

One hour free community yoga class every second Tuesday from 6:30 -7:30.This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event How to Prevent and Manage High Blood Pressure Through Nutrition
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn about healthy eating. Learn how to read food labels and what they really tell you. Find out about the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). A workshop by Toronto Public Health and The Four Villages Com...

Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Fri Nov 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What happens in our brains when we play, listen and move to music? What effect can sound and music have on diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's? Join PhD student Keith Loach for a demonstration of how music can affect...

Icon of the event Seniors' Issues Talks: Decisional Capacity
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Decisional capacity as it relates to powers of attorney, guardianship, late-life "predatory" marriages and potential financial abuse can be very confusing and an issue of great concern. WEL Partners: Kimberly A. Whaley, CS,...

Icon of the event Worry: Strategies for Understanding and Managing Your Anxious Thoughts
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Why do we worry and what is to be done about it? Everyone worries to some extent, but too much worry can lead to more problems. Join PhD student Kathleen Tallon to learn about where worry comes from, tips for noticing when it...