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Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register, call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Need to Know? Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Thu Feb 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn about complementary and alternative medicine. To register call, 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 21
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 10
Mon Dec 08
Icon of the event Nutrition for Older Adults
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A Toronto Public Health nurse discusses healthy eating habits for older adults: how to read food labels, guidelines and tips on nutrition; food safety, and prepare healthy meals. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontop...

Icon of the event An Agatha Christie Mystery: Finding Alzheimer's on the Page
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Regina Jokel offers the opportunity to learn about the signs of normal and abnormal aging in human language. Based on the cases of three famous mystery writers, including Agatha Christie, it will allow the audience to r...

Icon of the event Healthy Pregnancy from the Inside Out
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

A fun workshop filled with information, insight and interaction on a holistic view of wellness and pregnancy. Connect with other women and expecting parents and learn about the simple tools to achieve the pregnancy and birth ...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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 At Home Alone Workshop-Five Easy Steps To Independence
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Space...