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Icon of the event Depression:  A discussion with Dr. Peter Lin
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Everyone has felt sadness but when is it depression?...

Icon of the event Homelands: Mind and Body Harmony
Sat May 09, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Riverdale

Did you know that Tai Chi is the most popular and rapidly spreading form of exercise in the world? It helps millions of people of all ages to live a healthier and more active life....

Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...

Icon of the event Growing Up Naturally
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Alderwood

Join Monika Meulman, of " The Healing Muse", for this three part series for parents/caregivers and their young children aged 0-3 years. Parents will experience and learn about the importance of growth, bonding, natural health...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 16
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Spring Blooming: Aromatics for you and your family
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Aromatherapy, Breath and Spring Healing techniques presented by Monika Meulman. For registration information please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Alderwood

A free 9 week program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months old. Partnered with Toronto Public Health. Please register with the Toronto Public Health Nurse Cindy by calling 416-338-7054.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 01
Wed Apr 08
Wed Apr 15
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29
Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. ...

Icon of the event Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn where to find the answers to your most common health questions. Please phone 416-393-7209 to register....

Icon of the event Tai Chi - Philosophy and Instruction
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Jones

Join Tai Chi Instructor Michael White for a morning of Tai Chi. Introduction to the basic moves and discussion of the Philosophy behind Tai Chi.