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Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Tue May 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. This presentation will explore how the brain res...

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Glennis Jones from Public Health, the Chronic Disease & Injury Preventive Program, will present to seniors what an unsafe pedestrian environment is, and what they can do to increase their personal safety. These include norma...

Icon of the event Diabetes Self-Management Program in Mandarin
9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Learn about diabetes and how to cope with the disease. In Mandarin. Six sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara Frum

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Hearing loss with age and what to do about it
Tue Apr 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Alyona Popova, Hearig counsellor from Canadian Hearing Society, will tell us why we experience hearing loss as we get older and what solutions she can offer. She will also explore devices that can help us hear better so we c...

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 Memory and Dementia Workshop
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Burrows Hall

A Geriatric Mental Health Services professional will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Underlying causes and prevention strategies will be discussed....

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

Navigate through Ontario's health care system with a specialist from the Community Care Access Centre(CCAC). To register, call 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 ...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Teens
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Agincourt

Learn ways to cut down on a grocery bills, create your own money saving strategies, and take home sample homemade goods....