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Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

In this presentation, learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain and strategies to reduce risk factors. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Please register in person o...

Icon of the event Brain Health (Alzheimer's Society of Toronto)
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Register in person or by phone, 416-3...

Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Example of Opera Composers
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Later life seems to be a fraught topic in our postmodern culture with its commercialized, anti-aging, death-denying drive to keep us all young, forever. Where does creativity fit into this? In this talk, the speakers explore ...

Icon of the event Not Your Grandma's Weed Either: The Forensic Science of Cannabis (Part 2)
Tue Jan 16, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

James Wigmore an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published author (at www.wigmoreonalcohol.com) who has appeared on CBC Radio, Ontario Today, will present a one hour lecture. Part 2 of the Forensic Scienc...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A parenting program for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resource...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Icon of the event Bone Health Workshop for Older Adults
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Join us for a workshop that will feature a presentation, food demonstration and group discussion related to nutritional strategies to optimize bone health. This workshop will be delivered by Master of Public Health Candidates...

Icon of the event Preventing Type 2 Diabetes One Step at a Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Auditorium...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event Seniors' Issues Talks: Decisional Capacity
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Decisional capacity as it relates to powers of attorney, guardianship, late-life "predatory" marriages and potential financial abuse can be very confusing and an issue of great concern. WEL Partners: Kimberly A. Whaley, CS,...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants receiv...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 9:00 pm - 5:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Attention all teens ? want to have fun AND make money, too?...

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