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Icon of the event Dementia 101: A workshop for caregivers
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Please join us for a workshop for those who are caring for someone diagnosed with dementia. This session is facilitated by a representative of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and includes an overview of Alzheimer's disease,...

Icon of the event Easy Ways to Get Active
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join us to learn about the benefits of outdoor activity, tips on staying fit?as well as new and different ideas for enjoying exercising outdoors. Presented by Bernard Betel Centre staff....

Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered for older adults and seniors in Toronto. Come and speak with representatives from organizations such as Alzheimer's Society, Community Care A...

Icon of the event Willpower - The Force That Shapes Us
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Are you striving for a meaningful change in your life, but do not know how to bring it about? Are you committed to achieving your goal, but do not know what is holding you back? Have you been frustrated by your inability to o...

Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

Icon of the event iNavigait: Be A Safe Pedestrian
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Cross the street as if your life depends on it!...

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event Moving Beyond the Resume
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Don Mills

Lauren Ferraro, BFA, MA, Speech, Dialect and Presentation Coach will show you how to lift your resume off the page, into your mouth and to deliver it in a clear, articulate fashion. A step by step guide to responding to the t...

Icon of the event Food, Snacks and Nutrition for Teens
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Toronto Public Health Nurse Megan Georgieff as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These hands-on workshops show you how to snack right, while ge...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 29
Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...