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Icon of the event Alzheimer's Treatment: Where Do We Stand and What Can You Do to Fight Back
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

In this workshop, learn from Dr. Ian Cohen about what is currently being done in the world of Alzheimer's disease treatment, and what you can to to fight back against dementia....

Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair in Scarborough 2014
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered specifically for older adults in your community. Discover programs and opportunities that allow you to enjoy active living, learn about the l...

Icon of the event Nutrition for Older Adults
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A Toronto Public Health nurse discusses healthy eating habits for older adults: how to read food labels, guidelines and tips on nutrition; food safety, and prepare healthy meals. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontop...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

This fun family workshop, sponsored by Toronto Public Health, offers safety tips to parents of children aged 10 to 14 as they prepare to stay home alone by themselves....

Icon of the event Connecting with Your Teens
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Burrows Hall

An interactive workshop on how to improve communications between parents and your teenage children. To register, call the Branch at 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Step to Independance
Sat Oct 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North York Central Library

This fun family workshop, sponsored by Toronto Public Health, offers safety tips to parents of children aged 10 to 14 as they prepare to stay home alone by themselves....

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event How to Stage Your Home for Resale?
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Thinking of selling your home? A staged home sells for a higher price in less time. Learn from a professional interior Garna Tracy on how to transform your home, persuade potential buyers to mentally ?move in? and make those ...