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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 Keep Toronto Reading:  Survival Training
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Inspired by our One Book commuity read, The Cellist of Sarajevo, we look at how people manage to survive in a city under siege. What skills would one need in order to survive? David Arama from WSC Survival School will teach y...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 2: The Journey Continues...
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A workshop focuses on how to respond to behaviours and changes in the brain as the Alzheimer?s Disease progresses. This session would be of interest to those who provide care and support for an elderly family member with Alzh...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 1: Oversview & Healthy Brain
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto explains what this disease is, how it dramatically affects people?s lives. It also looks at what are the risks for developing Alzheimer?s disease, and ways to keep your brain healthy. Call 41...

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 Your Body on
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer ?one? disease? How does our body fight back? Immunology Dept. from the University of Toronto discusses how the immune system interacts with cancerous cells and ho...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Care Options
Mon May 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Gary Hepworth, Chair of CARP Etobicoke, will review the available options and costs with respect to retirement homes, assisted living, long term care homes, day programs and public and private home care. Call 416-394-5270 or ...

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...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions are...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 05
Mon Jun 16
Icon of the event The Fruit Hunters
Wed Jul 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

The Fruit Hunters is a documentary which examines culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

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