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Icon of the event Cooking for One
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

Do you find it hard to cook healthy, cost-conscious meals for one? Learn about easy, healthy and inexpensive cooking. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins July 29th. Register in person or...

Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety...

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event Dementia-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto presents an informative session about how to cope and communicate with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Icon of the event Dementia 101
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

This presentation by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto provides an overview of Alzheimer?s disease, coping strategies and services in the community. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited....

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...

Icon of the event Senior Homes
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Join us for an interactive presentation about senior condos, retirement homes, nursing homes and life lease condos versus resale condos. Registration begins June 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space i...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Registration begins May 2nd. Registe...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 25