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Icon of the event Stress Management 101 For Teens
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Brought to you by Toronto Public Health, this session is about identifying and coping with stress and teaches teens a variety of relaxation exercises to help them keep their cool in even the most difficult situations. This pr...

Icon of the event Conscious Aging: An Experiential Workshop
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Do you find yourself struggling with some of the challenges of aging?...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 29
Icon of the event Doing Well in School and in Life!
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Youth face many stressors due to today's fast-paced lifestyle. Parents of teens (12 and up) will learn to identify them and to develop strategies that prepare their teens for daily ups and downs. This program is free and will...

Icon of the event Pain Management for Seniors
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The presentation discusses consequences of unrelieved pain, pain management strategies (pharmacological and non-pharmacological), and ways of communicating your pain to your health care provider (maintaining a pain diary). Sa...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meal Planning
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. In addition meal preparation time saving tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu...

Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, accredited professional counselling, family services and settlement agency. CFSO provides a wide range of services such as individual/marital/family counselling, sett...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 22
Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety ...

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: Turning Up the Heat on Obesity and Type II Diabetes
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Anthony Scimè (Faculty of Health, York University) talks about how different shades of fat, body temperature and stem cells relate to an innovative approach for weight loss and increased insulin sensitivity....

Icon of the event Ingredients: Finding Skin Care Products That Work
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This program will cover the basics of how to interpret the ingredient list of a skincare product, some basic scientific concepts behind skincare, and how to select products to care for specific skin concerns. Open to youth (1...