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Icon of the event Senior Health Series (Mandarin)
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), this series will focus on various topics related to Seniors and their health....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 09
Tue Jun 16
Tue Jun 23
Icon of the event Falls Prevention Workshop
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

In partnership with the CareFirst Seniors & Community Services Association, the Falls Prevention workshop is aimed at seniors 65+ who have fallen or are at risk of falling. Four types of exercises will covered including endu...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 25
Icon of the event Healthy Food and Nutrition (Mandarin)
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bridlewood

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), learn healthy eating habits from the Canadian Food Guide....

Icon of the event Food, Snacks and Nutrition for Teens
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Toronto Public Health Nurse Megan Georgieff as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These hands-on workshops show you how to snack right, while ge...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 29
Icon of the event Moving Beyond the Resume
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Don Mills

Lauren Ferraro, BFA, MA, Speech, Dialect and Presentation Coach will show you how to lift your resume off the page, into your mouth and to deliver it in a clear, articulate fashion. A step by step guide to responding to the t...

Icon of the event Fall Prevention, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Seniors
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

Are you a senior looking for advice on fall prevention, healthy eating and physical activity?...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 27
Wed Jun 24
Wed Jul 22
Wed Aug 26
Icon of the event Food Junkies - Author Reading with Vera Tarman, MD
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event Aging & Immunity
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...