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Icon of the event Lyme Disease: A Southern Ontario Ticking Time Bomb
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Speaker, journalist and Lyme sufferer Vanessa Farnsworth, author of Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada, will talk about what is known and unknown about Lyme disease in humans and in natu...

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness- Physical Activity
Thu May 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health Nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on physical activity and movement to keep older adults active. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active And Maintain Your Independence
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...

Icon of the event Fresh Start for Mind, Body and Home
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join local aromatherapist Monika Meulman of the Healing Muse as she demonstrates techniques to use to welcome spring and rejuvenate your mind and your home. For more information and to register for the program please contact ...

Icon of the event Stay on Your Feet:  Prevent a Fall
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Are you an older adult or caring for one? Each year many seniors are injured when they fall. Falls can result in physical, social and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence. The good news is that there are steps y...

Icon of the event Seniors and Health and Wellness- Nutrition
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on nutrition for older adults. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Nutrition and Brain Health
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Join Dr. Carol Greenwood to learn the latest on the connection between nutrition and brain health. Dr. Greenwood, who is affiliated with University of Toronto's Department of Nutritional Sciences and Baycrest Centre for Geri...

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 12, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Unmasking Superfoods
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Do blueberries really fight cancer? Are goji berries worth a try?National Post's nutrition columnist, Jennifer Sygo discusses the latest research on the most popular superfoods and offers recommendations on how?or if?you shou...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.