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Icon of the event Hearing Information Session and Hearing Clinic
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from Canadian Hearing Society will give you practical information on hearing loss and hearing aids, communication devices, and communication strategies. Consulting and hearing aid checks will also be availabl...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Locke

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.

Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair in Scarborough 2014
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered specifically for older adults in your community. Discover programs and opportunities that allow you to enjoy active living, learn about the l...

Icon of the event Nutrition Tips for Seniors
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Toronto Public Health nurse and dietician will provide tips for keeping healthy. Topics include:...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Yoga & Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

A yoga instructor will teach basic methods of meditation and tension - relieving stretches.Participants should wear loose clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Oct 18
Sat Nov 15
Icon of the event Aging and Mental Health: Tips for Success
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This interactive workshop will focus on the ways in which thoughts, feelings, and behaviours can serve to either increase or decrease our experience of stress. Participants will be given evidence-based stress reduction tips a...

Icon of the event Nordic Poling
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Burn 20-46% more calories with Nordic Poling than regular walking....

Icon of the event Use Music to Improve Memory
Wed Sep 10, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Learn about the latest studies that show the connection between improved memory and listening to music. Learn how to apply this knowledge to your daily life. To register, call 416-394-1000.

Icon of the event Healthy Brain Aging: What the Research Tells Us
Wed Sep 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

A number of predictors have been found to associate with poor and healthy cognitive function in late life, many of which are modifiable in nature. Learn what the research tells us and apply to your well being. Speak to staff ...