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Icon of the event Forty Years of Supporting the Homeless, Those in Recovery, and Seniors
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

LOFT programs target those in recovery from addictions and provide services to almost 5000 people in an area that stretches from Mississauga to Barrie, and east to Oshawa/Bowmanville/Campbellford. Toronto accounts for 80% of ...

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 Brain Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join Keith Loach in a program that will look at recent research in music and health, and share a few simple things that we can do to improve our quality of life....

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation allows participants to learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain, the progression of Alzheimer's disease, strategies to reduce risk factors, and how the Alzheime...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Thu May 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

At this workshop, participants will learn about:...

Icon of the event Healthy Habits that Stick
Wed May 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This interactive presentation offered by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada will teach you the 5 risk factors that can impact your heart health and overall health. The presenter will guide you in setting SMART goals al...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Tue May 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Osteoporosis Canada presents Speaking of Bones, an educational presentation about building and maintaining healthy bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and risk assessment, and drug treatments for osteoporosis. Jo...

Icon of the event Urban Agriculture and Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Did you know that they are responsible for pollinating over 30% of the foods we eat? In this session, you'll get informatio...

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


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