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Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call: 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event Depression in Late life
Mon Jan 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The specialist at the Geriatric Mental Health Research Services of CAMH (Centre of Addiction and Mental Health) outlines the signs and symptoms of depression, and the way in which these can impact life. He will explore some ...

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 Safer Living for People with Dementia
Mon Jan 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Occupation therapist from the Geriatric Outpatient Clinic of Centre for Addiction and Mental Health provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn t...

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

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

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 07
Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to deal with different weath...

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 Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions a...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 16
Mon Dec 21