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Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This workshop provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn the importance of environment to a person living with dementia, and some home modificati...

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Depression and other mood disorders are very real illnesses that can have serious and sometimes fatal results - it affects your entire body, and not just the mind....

Icon of the event Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Do you have a chronic condition like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain, depression, or do you care for someone who does? Would you like to feel better so you can do more of the things you love to ...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 26
Mon Nov 02
Mon Nov 09
Mon Nov 16
Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Come join us for a 3 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 03
Tue Nov 10
Icon of the event Cancer Screening and Prevention
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Please join us for a presentation from Toronto Public Health on screening for breast and cervical cancer prevention....

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 Nov 05
Thu Dec 03
Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Osteoporosis can strike at any age, and is often known as 'the silent thief' because bone loss can occur without any symptoms....

Icon of the event Parenting in Canada
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop explores different cultural parenting practices in relation to the Canadian context. It will also discuss various disciplinary approaches and disciplinary alternatives to punishment. This information is benefic...

Icon of the event Wellness for Newcomers in Mandarin
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Senior Workshop Series in Mandarin!...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 17
Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM), an event celebrated across the world as a month to educate and raise awareness about diabetes....