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Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Icon of the event Summer Support Program-Ontario Early Years Centre
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and their children who need additional developmental support. Parents will receive daily strategies and ways to support your child?s development and an opportunity to play with your children in a sa...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Finding Health Information Online
Fri Jul 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn to find health information online and how to evaluate these websites on their accuracy and respectability. Find out how to navigate the Toronto Public Health website for more information about health, medication, and w...

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It?s a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

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...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking Demonstration
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to learn more about Nordic Pole Walking. Did you know that the exercise can be more effective than walking; incorporates more than 90% of body muscles with each stride; strengthens upper-body muscles; results in uprig...

Icon of the event Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other Dementias
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Many myths and misunderstandings about Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia cause us fear and anxiety. Esther Atemo from Alzheimer Society will present what they really are -- the causes, symptoms, care and cure, so that w...

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 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....