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Icon of the event Removing the Terror From the Licence Renewal Process
Fri Mar 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Are you, or someone you know, planning on driving over the age of 80? Worried about the mandatory renewal test? In this session, a representative from MTO will provide driving tips, talk about recent rules of the road, and go...

Icon of the event Your Personal Refueling Station!
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Refuel your energy tank by lowering conflict-induced stress. We are all social, emotional beings so the biggest source of stress comes from relationship problems. Award-winning expert in mediating conflicts Karin Vagiste will...

Icon of the event Diabetes Education Workshop
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join our Registered Dietitian and Registered Nurse from the Diabetes Education Program and learn about healthy eating and diabetes prevention!...

Icon of the event Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation
Fri Apr 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Jane Teasdale, co-founder of Mosaic Home Care Services & Community Resource Centre, is here to discuss models of care that help meet identified social and emotional needs of older adults within care.Registration is required. ...

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now than It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event The Healing Power of Music: Ori Dagan Sings Ella Fitzgerald
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ori Dagan is a jazz singer-songwriter, professional musician, journalist for Whole Note magazine, and winner of multiple awards for vocal performance. Join us for an uplifting performance of Ella Fitzgerald?s music, in celebr...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Through Meditation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave fe...


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Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Key Self-Care Strategies for Caregivers
Mon May 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Saskia Jennings is a dynamic and passionate Caregiver Coach, Consultant and Speaker with 10 years gained expertise in the Caregiver Service Industry. Her proven tools, techniques and educational courses have been developed ov...

Icon of the event WIRED: Stress, Media, and the Social Life in the Digital Age
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about the brain's response to social media and learn tips on how to navigate the digital landscape to remain socially conn...

Icon of the event The Science of Personal Dress
Tue May 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Ready to Revamp You and Your Wardrobe?...