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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 Live longer, live stronger with plant-based nutrition
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Plant based diets are on the rise! Catch the benefit of this trend to slow aging, fight disease and help the environment and animals. Learn practical strategies to increase the plant content of your diet....

Icon of the event Hearing Loss and Aging
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pleasant View

A representative from the Canadian Hearing Society will provide practical information on hearing loss, how to get hearing aids, communication devices, and communication strategies....

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....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Step to Independence
Thu Sep 01, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This Toronto Public Health workshop offers safety tips to parents and children as they prepare to stay home alone....

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 Downsizing Decisions
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

The real estate market is hot! Should you stay in your house or move? Deirdre Slowey, SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) specializes in properties for older adults and will discuss the factors to consider when making y...