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Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB sceening of "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How ...

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB screening of "NCR: Not Criminally Responsible". While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times. Declared n...

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!  Are You At Risk?
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Are you over 40? Do you have extra weight around your waist? Do you have a family member with diabetes? A representative from Toronto Public Health will help you discover the steps you can take to prevent or delay the onset o...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's 101
Fri Sep 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join Esther Atemo to learn about Alzheimer's disease, its' symptoms, changes in the brain, and risk factors, as well as programs and services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

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 Sep 22
Mon Oct 06
Mon Nov 10
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 Alzheimer's Treatment: Where Do We Stand and What Can You Do to Fight Back
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

In this workshop, learn from Dr. Ian Cohen about what is currently being done in the world of Alzheimer's disease treatment, and what you can to to fight back against dementia....

Icon of the event Alcohol:  The Delightful Poison
Mon Sep 15, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Marilyn Herie discusses alcohol and why women and older adults are at higher risk for alcohol-related problems. This talk looks at the physical effects of alcohol, including its challenges to the brain and the immune sys...

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 Laughter Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am 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 Aug 11