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Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise
Mon Sep 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lorne Opler will explore how the brain responds to exercise. How physical activities can alleviate depression, boost mood and increase cognitive memory and learning. He will demonstrate which exercises are best for brain hea...

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging: What The Research Tells Us
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join Assistant Professor Alexandra Fiocco of Ryerson University for a talk about predictors and prevention of cognitive decline. Learn about current research studies and how aging is a next chapter in life filled with as many...

Icon of the event Breast/Cervical Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are things that women can do to take care of their body. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or find problems early. When problems are found early, they can be treated and there is a good c...

Icon of the event Healthy Minds: Stress Management Workshop
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

6.6 million Canadians report that on most days they feel "quite a bit" or "extremely stressful". In this 2-day workshop, you will learn to understand your reaction to stressful events and how to manage stress effectively....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Icon of the event Arthritis and Falls Prevention
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on arthritis and falls prevention. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday November 26th, 9am - 5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers in...

Icon of the event Oral Health for Seniors
Wed Aug 31, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

This presentation is designed to help you learn about:...

Icon of the event Active Boost Fitness and Nutrition Classes
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

In partnership with Warden Woods Community Centre, you are invited to come out and participate in a fun and interactive class as we assist you in achieving your health and wellness goals. Classes run for 12 weeks - snacks wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Icon of the event Evening Films @ the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Certified Older Adult specialist Eric Daw goes through the risk factors that contribute to high blood pressure and practical solutions that can be used to prevent and lower it. If you would like to find out different ways to ...