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

Do you have a chronic condition like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain, depression, or do you care for someone who does? Would you like to feel better so you can do more of the things you love to ...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 26
Mon Nov 02
Mon Nov 09
Mon Nov 16
Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Osteoporosis can strike at any age, and is often known as 'the silent thief' because bone loss can occur without any symptoms....

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop- Kitchen Library
Fri Jan 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Make your own fruit and vegetable juices. Learn how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage and the best fruits and vegetables for juicing. Juicer, fruit and veggies, and recipes supplied by K...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In partnership with CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) please join us for this educational workshop where we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become fam...

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How Can Star Trek Replicators Impact One Billion Lives?
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Discover how 3D printers are transforming lives here on Earth and in space. With Dr. Julielynn Wong, Director, 3D4MD....

Icon of the event Bone Health for Seniors
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Led by students from the University of Toronto?s Nutrition and Dietetics program, this nutrition workshop highlights the importance of calcium, protein, vitamin D, and physical activity for healthy bones. Join us for an inter...

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This workshop provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn the importance of environment to a person living with dementia, and some home modificati...

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

Icon of the event Making the Connection
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Groups meet with a Public Health Nurse on Tuesday mornings for 9 weeks (October 27th to December 22nd) to discuss topics such as: community services, promoting la...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 03
Tue Nov 10
Tue Nov 17
Tue Nov 24