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Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

When caring for those with dementia, how do you create a safe and supportive environment? Learn the importance on environment to a person living with dementia and some home modifications and assistive devices that can be used...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

You might have heard of Community Care Access Centres (CCAC), but do you know exactly how they can help you? A specialist from CCAC will give you the whole picture. Learn in advance when you may need their help to navigate ...

Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Wed Feb 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias, become familiar with causes of dementia, risk factors and prevention strategies. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Registra...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Jan 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn the signs and symptoms of depression and how they impact your life. Risk factors of developing depression and how it related to memory and dementia will be explored. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Heal...

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...

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