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Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Wed Mar 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about living well with osteoporosis. If you want to learn what you can do to maintain healthy bones, join Osteoporosis Canada trained instructors as they discuss how to manage...

Icon of the event Slimming Meals That Heal
Wed Apr 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Nutritionist Julie Daniluk shares science-based information that will shatter your need to count calories and conquer cravings. She will offer ideas on how to lose weight without dieting, using anti-inflammatory superfoods.

Icon of the event Maintain Your Independence: Learn how to prevent falls
Mon Jan 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Did you know that 1 in 3 seniors will have a fall this year? If you are 55 or older, join us to learn some helpful tips to prevent a fall and maintain your independence....

Icon of the event The Borderless Plague: A Conversation about Ebola and its Global Ramifications
Sun Feb 08, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Featuring Dr. James Maskalyk, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and author of...

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...

Icon of the event Process Addictions:  The Hidden Struggle
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Addictions expert,Dr. Jim Cullen(PhD.RSW) outlines the unique struggle of "Process Addictions" (PA's) which refers to compulsive behaviours that have the same behavioural patterns as addiction to substances. Currently the ma...

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register, call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow!  Vegetarian Eating Made Easy
Fri Jan 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free, fun interactive workshop that discusses the benefits of eating less meat, and shows you how to introduce nutritious & delicious plant-based meals into your diet....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Toronto Public Health Workshop
Sat Mar 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. For 10-14 year old children with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register 416 393 7727