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Icon of the event Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor Bonnie Burstow, author of 'Psychiatry and the Business of Madness', presents a fundamental critique of psychiatry. Burstow makes the case that psychiatry's tenets are unfounded, that psychiatry...

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 Can We Go Beyond Treating the Symptoms of Disease?
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imagine reversing blindness or the devastation associated with stroke. This is the promise of regenerative medicine and the Shoichet lab's research at the intersection of engineering and medicine. With Dr. Molly Shoichet, Uni...

Icon of the event Senior Safety and Fraud Prevention
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for an engaging discussion about senior safety and fraud prevention with an Officer from Toronto Police Fraud Office....

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

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 At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 15
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...