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Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Mon Jan 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Occupation therapist from the Geriatric Outpatient Clinic of Centre for Addiction and Mental Health provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn t...

Icon of the event Depression in Late life
Mon Jan 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The specialist at the Geriatric Mental Health Research Services of CAMH (Centre of Addiction and Mental Health) outlines the signs and symptoms of depression, and the way in which these can impact life. He will explore some ...

Icon of the event What's In Your Beauty Products?
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Well-known cosmetic science writer, Louise Hidinger, explores the basic scientific concepts behind different beauty products and analyze their ingredient lists....

Icon of the event Kitchen library's Meals on a Budget
Mon Feb 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn ways to cut down on a grocery bills, create your own money saving strategies, and take home sample homemade goods. Content covered includes shopping for deals, using all part of food to minimize waste, preparing and pre...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia Workshop
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Burrows Hall

A Geriatric Mental Health Services professional will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Underlying causes and prevention strategies will be discussed....

Icon of the event Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Do you struggle with your food or eating?...

Icon of the event A Strength-Based Approach to Parenting - Presented by Dr. Wayne Hammond
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Understanding and purposefully nurturing a child's ability to navigate and negotiate life's challenges in successful ways is the goal of all parents. But in light of the many risks and threats our children face, embracing a ...

Icon of the event Advanced Care Planning
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

An advance care plan is a process that shares your goals for treatment with the health care team. Presented by a registered nurse, this interactive talk intends to raise awareness about advanced care planning, discuss the r...

Icon of the event Chemical Exposures
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Deborah Hutchison,a Registered Holistic Nutritionist,explores chemical exposures in food, water and your environment, and how to limit your exposure that can be influencing your health and your weight. Call 416-394-5270 or em...

Icon of the event Babysitting Course
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills. Get qualified and start earning money as a babysitter. Learn to cope with common and non-life threatening emergencies. Learn also to manage a babysitting business. Limited Space! R...