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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens 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. Partici...

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Thu May 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: 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 Pedestrian Safety
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pleasant View

Seniors continue to have the highest pedestrian injury and death rate. Learn how you can reduce your risk. Offered in partnership with Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Early-Onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...

Icon of the event How Memory Changes with Age
Wed Jun 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. Shayna Rosenbaum, Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Biology,and Centre for Vision Research, York University, discusses the latest research on age-related changes to memory and brain function. No re...

Icon of the event Falls Prevention
Tue May 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pleasant View

Stop a fall before it happens. Offered in partnership with Toronto Public Health....