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Icon of the event Mindfulness, Mental and Brain Health in Midlife and Older Adults
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about how even brief mindfulness practice can improve mood and memory and lift the spirit for an ageless mind....

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...

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 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 Laughter Therapy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Laughter is an excellent way to reduce stress, increase performance and improve the flow of oxygen to the heart and brain. Join our Laughter Therapy exercise classes and discover how it can be the best medication. Drop in, no...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months, & will learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel good about him/herself, sayi...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
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 Stress Relief Through Meditation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave fe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 21
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 16
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping y...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

This free 6 week program is for adults aged 25-64 who do not have diabetes and are ready to take steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Each two hour session has a health education component led by a public health nurse a...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03