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Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Tue Dec 02, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Annette Street

The Struggle to Juggle: Dr. Nasreen Khatri, clinical psychologist at the Rotman Research Institue presents a series on how busy lives, the daily time crunch and the multiple roles of the "sandwich generation" and technology i...

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 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 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 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 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 ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Steps to Independance
Wed Aug 27, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

This fun family workshop sponsored by Toronto Public Health offers safety tips to parents of children ages ten to fourteen as they prepare to stay home alone by themselves....

Icon of the event Healthy & Delicious: Making Yummy Snacks
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Learn how to make snacks that are just as scrumptious as they are nutritious…….can?t believe it? Come and find out for yourself. A 4-week healthy eating series in partnership with Toronto Public Health. We will kick off the...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 27