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Icon of the event Live Happily Ever After
Tue Feb 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

A clinical counsellor, Mr. Roch Cheng, introduces you to a completely new way of looking at life. To register, call 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 11
Thu Feb 25
Thu Mar 10
Thu Mar 24
Thu Apr 07
Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  Services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Navigate through Ontario's health care system with a specialist from the Community Care Access Centre(CCAC). To register, call 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Hearing loss with age and what to do about it
Tue Apr 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Alyona Popova, Hearig counsellor from Canadian Hearing Society, will tell us why we experience hearing loss as we get older and what solutions she can offer. She will also explore devices that can help us hear better so we c...

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Diabetes is a series disease that is prevalent in many communities in Toronto. A person's risk for diabetes depends on a number of factors including age, ethnicity, and gender. At this workshop, you will learn about:...

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara Frum

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating Workshops
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

This series consists of 4 sessions: two at the Albert Campbell Library, and two at the Birchmount Bluffs Neighborhood Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, and...

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Glennis Jones from Public Health, the Chronic Disease & Injury Preventive Program, will present to seniors what an unsafe pedestrian environment is, and what they can do to increase their personal safety. These include norma...