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Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining healthy bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent ...

Icon of the event Breast Cancer: Detection And Prevention
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in Ontario. Regular screening can find breast cancer when it is still very small and less likely to have spread. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about...

Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Wed Mar 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this educational workshop presented by Research Staff at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying c...

Icon of the event Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation
Fri Apr 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Jane Teasdale, co-founder of Mosaic Home Care Services & Community Resource Centre, is here to discuss models of care that help meet identified social and emotional needs of older adults within care.Registration is required. ...

Icon of the event Late Life Depression
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Depression and how it can be misdiagnosed for other conditions, as well as the importance of proper diagnosis. Participants will learn about risk factors for depress...

Icon of the event Heart Health
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart health....

Icon of the event Removing the Terror From the Licence Renewal Process
Fri Mar 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Are you, or someone you know, planning on driving over the age of 80? Worried about the mandatory renewal test? In this session, a representative from MTO will provide driving tips, talk about recent rules of the road, and go...

Icon of the event Exercise for mental health: one step at a time
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

We often hear of the physical health benefits of exercise and yet there are mental health benefits too. And being sedentary has its own health risks. University of Toronto's Dr. Catherine Sabiston will present research on phy...

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 Mar 25
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Personal Emergency Preparedness
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Emergencies are a fact of life. They can happen any time and any place. Whether you work, play or live in Toronto you need to embrace the fact that personal preparedness is an individual responsibility. Emergency responders d...