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Icon of the event Service Ontario for Seniors
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Learn about the different income benefits and programs available to seniors from the federal government such as the Compassionate Care Benefits, Survivor benefits, New Horizons for Seniors programs, Old Age Security, CPP and ...

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 Healthy Eating and Coping with Stress Workshops
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Start the school year off right by participating in fun workshops led by a Toronto Public Health nurse....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents and children together will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailo...

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 Inspiring Minds
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for workshops run by the Canadian Training Institute on Stress Reduction, Learning and Practicing Empathy, Leadership and Mentoring, and Problem Solving. Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required. Mondays July 10-31...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Diabetes BINGO!
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: New Toronto

Learn about Diabetes in a fun interactive way. West Toronto Diabetes Education Program presents an afternoon of BINGO and learning, with a prize for the winner. To register for this free program, please call 416-252-1928....

Icon of the event Virtual Reality For Surgery Preparation
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Virtual reality (VR) is not just for gaming as Toronto hospitals are using the technology to help people get over pre-surgery anxiety....

Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...