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Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas, and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Icon of the event Discussing Diabetes
Tue Nov 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

The Scarborough Centre for Healthy communities will be discussing their ?Diabetes Education Program? that will address physical, mental, social and financial aspects of health to support the diverse healthcare needs of Scarbo...

Icon of the event Project Animal Farm with Sonia Faruqi
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm, will discuss the unprecedented journey behind her critically acclaimed book, in which she left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world. He...

Icon of the event Ball Workshop for Functional Mobility
Fri Jan 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join an instructor certified by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) to learn to how to use a small exercise ball to improve posture, upper-lower body strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will receive ...

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 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 Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that affects many people in Toronto and around the world. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed and this workshop will talk about how to do that. We will cover what diabetes is, w...

Icon of the event Seniors' Issues Talks: Decisional Capacity
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

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, T...

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...