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Icon of the event A Healthy Aging Brain: Contributing Life Style Factors
Mon Aug 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Emily Nalder, Rotman Research Institute, describes functional changes linked to aging and how aspects of our lifestyle, such as diet, sleep and exercise habits contribute to brain health. Dr. Nalder is an occupational th...

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event To Drive or Not to Drive: That is the Question
Fri May 30, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This presentation addresses the myths and truths about older drivers including the impact of aging and medical conditions on driving. Tips for older drivers and their family members, as well as the doctor's role in decisions ...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Wed May 21, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Long Branch

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented. Join Toronto Public Health for this informative workshop. Phone 416-394-5320 or Email lbstaff@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information on the internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register call 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 15
Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Wed May 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take a proactive approach to safety by learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are"; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bui...

Icon of the event Health and Wellness Series
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities has partnered with the Morningside Branch to offer an informative series about health and wellness. Guest Speakers will explore a new topic each month. The series is held the seco...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 14
Wed Jun 11
Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat May 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Locke

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.

Icon of the event Sexuality and Sexual Expression in Long-Term Care Homes
Fri May 02, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

For years, societal stereotypes of an asexual older age have prevailed. Despite an aging baby boomer population, the attitude of seniors regarding the role and importance of sex in their own lives was relatively neglected. ...

Icon of the event Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Bringing the Outdoors In. Exchange seeds and plants. Meet local gardeners, participate in gardening events. Contact: 416-347-5449 or info@legsetobicoke.ca


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 01
Thu Jun 05
Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.