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Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Toronto Public Health will present a seminar on Pedestrian Safety, which will educate participants on how to stay safe while out and about on the streets....

Icon of the event Walk Into Health
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

This program will cover the physical and mental health benefits of frequent walking, proper walking posture and techniques, sustainable walking practices and routines, walking groups in the GTA and eight outdoor walking trail...

Icon of the event Seniors Brain Gym Part II: Introduction to the Brain?s Functions
Tue May 17, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Learn about the 5 brain functions and do fun activities with other seniors to sharpen them. Get some tips to prevent memory loss....

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Thu May 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Seniors Brain Gym Part I: Introduction to Neurobics
Tue May 10, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

During this session we learn about how different parts of the brain work and how to use our senses in new and creative ways to stimulate our brain. Get an introduction to library resources and have fun doing activities with o...

Icon of the event Early-onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...

Icon of the event Finding Skin Care Products that Work
Wed May 04, 2016 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Chemist Louise Hidinger, PhD will discuss:...

Icon of the event Nordic pole walking
Mon Apr 18, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Nordic Pole Walking is only 1 of 4 activities that can activate 90% of your body muscles in one exercise. You will hear about the benefits of why Nordic pole walking is the single most effective exercise and have the opportun...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health Workshop
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

In this interactive workshop, get a better understanding of factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may help maintain brain health....

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


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