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Icon of the event Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Paul Garfinkel, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will talk about his book A Life in Psychiatry: Lookin...

Icon of the event Ingredients: Finding Skin Care Products That Work
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This program will cover the basics of how to interpret the ingredient list of a skincare product, some basic scientific concepts behind skincare, and how to select products to care for specific skin concerns. Open to youth (1...

Icon of the event Conscious Aging: An Experiential Workshop
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Do you find yourself struggling with some of the challenges of aging?...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 29
Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: The Mathematics of Infectious Diseases
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Jane Heffernan (York University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Director of the Centre for Disease Modelling) looks at recent discoveries on measles, influenza, HIV and TB. Despite effective vaccines, drug t...

Icon of the event Dementia-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto presents an informative session about how to cope and communicate with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn the signs and symptoms of depression and how they impact your life. Risk factors of developing depression and how it related to memory and dementia will be explored. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Heal...

Icon of the event Healthy Holiday Eating
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

During the holiday season, it's hard to stick to those healthy-eating habits. In this presentation by Toronto Public Health, you will learn how to maintain healthy eating by using the Canada Food Guide, while still enjoying ...

Icon of the event Dementia 101
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

This presentation by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto provides an overview of Alzheimer?s disease, coping strategies and services in the community. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited....

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The date for this program has been changed to Tuesday, January 19, 2016....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Jan 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.