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Icon of the event Alzheimer's Information Session
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January is Alzheimer's awareness month. Did you know that women are doubly affected by Alzheimer?s disease? They outnumber men living with the disease and more often than not shoulder the responsibility of caring for a family...

Icon of the event Winter Blues
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. But here's how you can ease that seasonal slump....

Icon of the event Good Night, Sleep Tight
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Michael Kottis, Technical Director of Integrated Sleep Centre, will tell you all about sleep and how to tackle sleep challenges. If a good night's sleep would be a dream come true, join Michael in his presentation. To regis...

Icon of the event Older Adults Health and Wellness/ Falls Prevention
Fri Nov 20, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A discussion about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance especially during the winter months. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM), an event celebrated across the world as a month to educate and raise awareness about diabetes....

Icon of the event Simple Steps to Healthy Eating
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Please join us for a FREE 4 week workshop series led by a Toronto Public Health Dietitian and Nurse. Come and learn about healthy eating and basic food preparation....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 18
Wed Nov 25
Wed Dec 02
Wed Dec 09
Icon of the event Parenting in Canada
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop explores different cultural parenting practices in relation to the Canadian context. It will also discuss various disciplinary approaches and disciplinary alternatives to punishment. This information is benefic...

Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Cancer Screening and Prevention
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Please join us for a presentation from Toronto Public Health on screening for breast and cervical cancer prevention....

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Come join us for a 3 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 03
Tue Nov 10