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Icon of the event Heart Health
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart health....

Icon of the event Cervical Cancer: Detection and Prevention
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Cervical health should be monitored regularly after the age of 21. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about risk factors and steps that can be taken to prevent cervical cancer from developing and spreading.

Icon of the event Breast Cancer: Detection And Prevention
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in Ontario. Regular screening can find breast cancer when it is still very small and less likely to have spread. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about...

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness Fair
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Discover how to stay safe and well in your own home. Speak to various agencies regarding services that can assist you....

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 Personal Emergency Preparedness
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Emergencies are a fact of life. They can happen any time and any place. Whether you work, play or live in Toronto you need to embrace the fact that personal preparedness is an individual responsibility. Emergency responders d...

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...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Late Life Depression
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Depression and how it can be misdiagnosed for other conditions, as well as the importance of proper diagnosis. Participants will learn about risk factors for depress...

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 Mitzvah Technique
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer to mo...