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Icon of the event Dental Health
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Good oral health contributes positively to your physical, mental and social well-being and to the enjoyment of life's possibilities. Some topics that will be presented are:...

Icon of the event How to Live Effectively with Osteoporosis
Fri Nov 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Do you have Osteoporosis, is your balance an issue or feel that your posture has changed? Senior personal trainer, Eric Daw, goes through some practical steps of how you can improve posture, balance, and increase bone densit...

Icon of the event Reading Food Labels Workshop
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Learn how to use nutrition information on food labels to make healthier food choices....

Icon of the event Thriving on a Vegetarian Diet
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Registered Holistic Nutritionist Karen Gilman will give an informative presentation on vegetarianism. She will discuss plant-based diets, different types of vegetarian diets and health benefits of a vegetarian diet. No regi...

Icon of the event Getting Well With Routes
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Looking for mental health support? Join us as speakers from a local community centre, Routes, talk about their mental health programming. Routes is funded by the Canadian Mental Health Association (Toronto) and is a safe plac...

Icon of the event Creativity in Caregiving
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Locke

Incorporating Drama, Art and Imagination into your Relationship. This interactive workshop is intended for family caregivers of persons with dementia. Participants will learn how play, imagination and improvisation can bene...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence (PROGRAM FULL)
Wed Oct 05, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Snacks are provided. Pres...

Icon of the event Chemical and Environmental Health Risks
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

There is increasing evidence that exposure to environmental health risks can lead to cognitive delays and chronic diseases such as asthma. Participants will learn about different topics related to human health and the environ...