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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 Cervical Cancer: Detection and Prevention
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Cervical health should be monitored regularly after the age of 21. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about risk factors and steps that can be taken to prevent cervical cancer from developing and spreading.

Icon of the event Restorative Meditation
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Experience the tranquility 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 feeling pe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 20
Sat Jun 17
Icon of the event Ageing and Immunity
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about injury risks to young children (birth to six years) and ways to promote safety in the home. This presentation will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat May 20, 2017 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...

Icon of the event Bone Health, Preventing Falls and Healthy Eating
Mon Jun 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join Toronto Public Health for an important workshop about bone health, elder nutrition and how to prevent a fall. Be informed and maintain your independence....

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 Bike/Wheel Safety for Kids
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about helmet use, road safety rules and strategies to reduce injuries....