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Icon of the event Home Alone for Families
Sat Mar 11, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

A 2 hour Toronto Public Health workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Bring yourself and your 10-14 year old. Learn the 5 steps to independence. Please register in person or phone 416-...

Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer to mo...

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 Your Health & Relationships
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

What makes a relationship healthy, how do you get birth control or protect yourself against sexually transmitted infections? Where are there free and confidential clinics?...

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 DIY Winter Hair Care
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cold weather outdoors and hot air indoors can leave your hair and scalp feeling dry in the winters. The most important thing to do is to deep condition your scalp regularly to replenish the moisture and prevent damage to the ...

Icon of the event Hearing Health Check with Connect Hearing
Mon Mar 06, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Hearing Professionals at Connect Hearing will be offering complimentary Hearing Health Checks which include a hearing screening and an opportunity to ask questions related to hearing and hearing health....

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 Canadian Hearing Society
Fri Jan 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What are the signs and the causes of Hearing Loss, mostly with age? What do you do about it, and where do you go? A representative from the CHS will also about hearing aids and other tech devices options, communication strate...

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness Fair
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Discover how to stay safe and well in your own home. Speak to various agencies regarding services that can assist you....