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Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
Mon Apr 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Presented by the Alzheimer Society, this seminar aims to increase your understanding of factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may help maintain brain health. It will include interactive games and ...

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

An Arthritis Society expert conducts a workshop to improve your understanding of chronic pain management, and teaches you coping methods on how to handle your pain, stress, depression and fatigue. Limited space.

Icon of the event Non-Drug Approaches to ADHD
Thu Apr 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

This presentation focuses mostly on conditions that can mimic or exacerbate ADHD. Learn what is going on with your own body (or your child’s), and learn how to change energies and emotions to affect neuro-chemical levels. Cal...

Icon of the event Being a Savvy Consumer of Complementary Therapies
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Professor Lynda Balneaves will present the latest research on popular complementary therapies, such as herbal remedies, yoga, and meditation, as well as how to make safe and informed decisions about the variety of therapies a...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Derived from Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Pole Walking is only 1 of 4 activities that can activate 90% of your body muscles in one exercise. You will hear about the benefits of why Nordic pole walking is the single most effec...

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Mon Mar 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 a rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 23
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Precarious Work: Why it is bad for our health and what can be done
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Andrew Pinto is a family physician, public health specialist and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital. His research is focused on evaluating interventions that can address the social factors that impact our health....

Icon of the event Hearing loss with age and what to do about it
Tue Apr 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Alyona Popova, Hearig counsellor from Canadian Hearing Society, will tell us why we experience hearing loss as we get older and what solutions she can offer. She will also explore devices that can help us hear better so we c...

Icon of the event Bien manger c'est pour la vie avec Gabrielle Deschenes
Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Bien manger c'est pour la vie avec Gabrielle Deschenes, Infirmière de la Santé Publique...