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Icon of the event Treatment of Alzheimer?s Disease at the Toronto Memory Program
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Richview

Dr. Ian Cohen is a physician and research investigator at Toronto Memory Program. He has been involved in over 100 studies evaluating new treatments for Alzheimer?s disease and related dementias....

Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event Senior Licensing and Winter Driving
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Ministry of Transportation will talk about the license renewal process for seniors 80 and older, and safe winter driving tips. You will learn about testing requirements and the collision reporting pr...

Icon of the event Take Action to Prevent Falls
Tue Nov 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Did you know that 1 in 3 seniors will have a fall this year? If you are 55 or older, join us to learn some helpful tips to prevent a fall and maintain your independence. At this workshop we will discuss:...

Icon of the event Alzheimer?s Disease: Early Diagnosis, Treatment and why Clinical Trials matter
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Alzheimer?s disease, the most common form of dementia associated with memory loss, affects many individuals in our community. Dr. Ian Cohen of the Toronto Memory Program will explain significant signs and symptoms of memory l...

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies th...

Icon of the event Breast/Cervical Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are things that women can do to take care of their body. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or find problems early. When problems are found early, they can be treated and there is a good c...

Icon of the event Active Boost Fitness and Nutrition Classes
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

In partnership with Warden Woods Community Centre, you are invited to come out and participate in a fun and interactive class as we assist you in achieving your health and wellness goals. Classes run for 12 weeks - snacks wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of cancer and other chronic diseases, for example, through diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or fin...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered during the program are: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, c...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27