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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Icon of the event Seniors' Issues Talks: Decisional Capacity
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Decisional capacity as it relates to powers of attorney, guardianship, late-life "predatory" marriages and potential financial abuse can be very confusing and an issue of great concern. WEL Partners: Kimberly A. Whaley, CS,...

Icon of the event Project Animal Farm with Sonia Faruqi
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm, will discuss the unprecedented journey behind her critically acclaimed book, in which she left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world. He...

Icon of the event Discussing Diabetes
Tue Nov 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

The Scarborough Centre for Healthy communities will be discussing their ?Diabetes Education Program? that will address physical, mental, social and financial aspects of health to support the diverse healthcare needs of Scarbo...

Icon of the event Improving Outcomes and Quality of Life for Children with Autism
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A child neurologist and clinician scientist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou will talk about her research focused on improving outcomes and quality of life for children with autism spe...

Icon of the event Ball Workshop for Functional Mobility
Fri Jan 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join an instructor certified by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) to learn to how to use a small exercise ball to improve posture, upper-lower body strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will receive ...

Icon of the event Senior Safety: Recognizing Elder Abuse in Your Community
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to recognize when someone, whether a friend, neighbour, or acquaintance, is being mistreated, and, most importantly, how best to respond. Join Monita Persaud from Elder Abuse Ontario and learn how to promote healthy...

Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Fri Nov 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What happens in our brains when we play, listen and move to music? What effect can sound and music have on diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's? Join PhD student Keith Loach for a demonstration of how music can affect...

Icon of the event Worry: Strategies for Understanding and Managing Your Anxious Thoughts
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Why do we worry and what is to be done about it? Everyone worries to some extent, but too much worry can lead to more problems. Join PhD student Kathleen Tallon to learn about where worry comes from, tips for noticing when it...

Icon of the event Games for Health - The Present and Potential Future of Healthcare
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Games and gamification have the potential to radically transform how healthcare is delivered in the 21st century. Just what they transform healthcare into remains to be seen. In this talk Dr. Steve Wilcox explores the burgeon...