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Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat May 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...

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 Health & Wellbeing Workshop
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Learn how stress affects mental and physical health, and how to turn these stressors from negative to positive experiences. Participants will be taught various tools and techniques to reduce the identified stressors....

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 Wellness Program for Seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 07
Thu May 05
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Mar 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...

Icon of the event Little Red Riding Hood - Puppet Show (Hearing loss-friendly)
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a special puppet show at Pape/Danforth designed for children with hearing loss who use assistive technology to listen and speak. Watch the show, listen to stories, and learn about VOICE for Hearing Impaired Child...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance
Sat Mar 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance (hands-on). Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right fit for you....