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Icon of the event Senior Licence Renewal Process
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

By attending this presentation by the Ministry of Transportation , attendees will learn about the licence renewal process for those over 80 years, collision reporting process for those 70 years and older, trends and statistic...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Thu May 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Nordic Pole Walking is the post popular walking exercise in Europe and incorporates more than 90% of the body's muscles with each stride. Join Greg Bellamy, co-founder of Nordixx Canada, to learn about this emerging form of e...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Healthy Habits that Stick
Wed May 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This interactive presentation offered by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada will teach you the 5 risk factors that can impact your heart health and overall health. The presenter will guide you in setting SMART goals al...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Thu May 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

At this workshop, participants will learn about:...

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 Ageing and Immunity
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Self-Management - Cancelled
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

A six-week program on chronic pain self-management, effective ways to deal with fatigue and depression. Call branch for details.


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Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Tue May 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Osteoporosis Canada presents Speaking of Bones, an educational presentation about building and maintaining healthy bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and risk assessment, and drug treatments for osteoporosis. Jo...

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...