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Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It's a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event Bone Health, Preventing Falls and Healthy Eating
Mon Jun 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join Toronto Public Health for an important workshop about bone health, elder nutrition and how to prevent a fall. Be informed and maintain your independence....

Icon of the event Bike/Wheel Safety for Kids
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about helmet use, road safety rules and strategies to reduce injuries....

Icon of the event Ageing and Immunity
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

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 Mitzvah Technique
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer, to mo...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Senior Licence Renewal Process
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

By attending this presentation by the Ministry of Transportation , attendees will learn about the licence renewal process for those over 80 years, collision reporting process for those 70 years and older, trends and statistic...

Icon of the event North York Elder Abuse Network
Fri Jun 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join the North York Elder Abuse Network on a presentation on how to keep yourself safe in the community!The North York Elder Abuse Network will also provide community education for you to take away with you. Refreshments will...

Icon of the event Embrace Your Inherent Right to Happiness
Mon May 29, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Are you aware of the power of thoughts? That thoughts become things?...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat May 20, 2017 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 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 ...