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Health & Wellness

Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Wed May 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take a proactive approach to safety by learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are"; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bui...

Icon of the event A Healthy Aging Brain: Contributing Life Style Factors
Mon Aug 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Emily Nalder, Rotman Research Institute, describes functional changes linked to aging and how aspects of our lifestyle, such as diet, sleep and exercise habits contribute to brain health. Dr. Nalder is an occupational th...

Icon of the event Sexuality and Sexual Expression in Long-Term Care Homes
Fri May 02, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

For years, societal stereotypes of an asexual older age have prevailed. Despite an aging baby boomer population, the attitude of seniors regarding the role and importance of sex in their own lives was relatively neglected. ...

Icon of the event To Drive or Not to Drive: That is the Question
Fri May 30, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This presentation addresses the myths and truths about older drivers including the impact of aging and medical conditions on driving. Tips for older drivers and their family members, as well as the doctor's role in decisions ...

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness- Physical Activity
Thu May 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health Nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on physical activity and movement to keep older adults active. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Seniors and Health and Wellness- Nutrition
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on nutrition for older adults. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Gift of Life - Information Table
Sat Apr 26, 2014 | All Day
Jones

Find out more about organ donation from the The Ontario Trillium Foundation's volunteers. Information table for the Gift of Life.

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 15
Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Fresh Start for Mind, Body and Home
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join local aromatherapist Monika Meulman of the Healing Muse as she demonstrates techniques to use to welcome spring and rejuvenate your mind and your home. For more information and to register for the program please contact ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.