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Icon of the event Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Certified Older Adult specialist Eric Daw goes through the risk factors that contribute to high blood pressure and practical solutions that can be used to prevent and lower it. If you would like to find out different ways to...

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of cancer and other chronic diseases, for example, through diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or fin...

Icon of the event Alzheimer’s Disease: Early Diagnosis, Treatment and why Clinical Trials matter
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia associated with memory loss, affects many individuals in our community. Dr. Ian Cohen of the Toronto Memory Program will explain significant signs and symptoms of memory l...

Icon of the event Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins May 16th 2016. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is lim...

Icon of the event Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Certified Older Adult specialist Eric Daw goes through the risk factors that contribute to high blood pressure and practical solutions that can be used to prevent and lower it. If you would like to find out different ways to ...

Icon of the event Breast/Cervical Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are things that women can do to take care of their body. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or find problems early. When problems are found early, they can be treated and there is a good c...

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging: What The Research Tells Us
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join Assistant Professor Alexandra Fiocco of Ryerson University for a talk about predictors and prevention of cognitive decline. Learn about current research studies and how aging is a next chapter in life filled with as many...

Icon of the event Coping with Stress
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

High levels of stress can make a person feel tense or anxious, cause headaches, stomach ailments, and other symptoms. Left untreated, stress can lead to more serious conditions like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A two-part program for parents of children ages 4-9 to better understand child stress and provide effective ways to help their kids. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Lots of opportunity to share with others...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event Health and Well-Being: Managing Stress for Kids
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stress and positive ways to cope with stress. Learn simple exercises and techniques to calm your mind, relax your body and achieve a sense of well-being. Presented by Toronto Public Healt...