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Icon of the event Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and Pain
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing your pain, your emotions and your daily activities. Workshop is for adults of all ages and is delivered in Mandarin. For more information and to register ca...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 22
Icon of the event St. John Ambulance Babysitting Course
Sat May 30, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Forest Hill

The St. John Ambulance Babysitting Course is designed for children between the ages of 11-14. It teaches the students babysitting, leadership, and first aid in a fun and informative way. It includes a handbook and certificate...

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 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 Healthy Food and Nutrition (Mandarin)
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bridlewood

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), learn healthy eating habits from the Canadian Food Guide....

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event Senior Health Series (Mandarin)
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), this series will focus on various topics related to Seniors and their health....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 09
Tue Jun 16
Tue Jun 23
Icon of the event Diabetes Self-Management Program in Mandarin
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Learn about diabetes and how to cope with the disease. In Mandarin. Six sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Thu Jun 18
Thu Jun 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.

Icon of the event Fall Prevention, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Seniors
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

Are you a senior looking for advice on fall prevention, healthy eating and physical activity?...