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Icon of the event Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease at the Toronto Memory Program
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Richview

Dr. Ian Cohen is a physician and research investigator at Toronto Memory Program. He has been involved in over 100 studies evaluating new treatments for Alzheimer and related dementias....

Icon of the event Physical Activity For Seniors
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Canadian Physical Activity guidelines and community resources to improve physical activity will be discussed. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event Seul à la maison (Parents d'enfants de 10 à 14 ans)
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Cinq étapes faciles pour devenir autonome. Cette rencontre s'adresse aux parents d'enfants de 10 à 14 ans, les parents et leur(s) enfant(s) sont invités!...

Icon of the event Memory Changes with Age
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Join us at Richview library for a presentation on "How memory changes with age" by R. Shayna Rosenbaum, Associate Professor, York University and Adjunct Scientist, Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest.

Icon of the event Healthy Eating For Seniors
Tue Nov 01, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Workshop will focus on key messages from Canada's food guide. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Falls prevention
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

This workshop will discuss how to maintain safe environment to prevent falls at home. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Alzheimer?s Disease: Early Diagnosis, Treatment and why Clinical Trials matter
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Alzheimer?s disease, the most common form of dementia associated with memory loss, affects many individuals in our community. Dr. Ian Cohen of the Toronto Memory Program will explain significant signs and symptoms of memory l...

Icon of the event iNavigate
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

A workshop to educate seniors about road safety. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies th...