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Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...

Icon of the event Process Addictions:  The Hidden Struggle
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Addictions expert,Dr. Jim Cullen(PhD.RSW) outlines the unique struggle of "Process Addictions" (PA's) which refers to compulsive behaviours that have the same behavioural patterns as addiction to substances. Currently the ma...

Icon of the event Identity Theft
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Protect yourself against identity theft and fraud. Learn about strategies to stay financially safe, credit reports, scores, ratings, credit card scams and implications. Registration begins May 4th. Register in person or by ph...

Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. ...

Icon of the event Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn where to find the answers to your most common health questions. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Depression
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Everyone has felt sadness but when is it depression?...

Icon of the event Tai Chi
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Tiger Dragon Martial Arts presents Tai Chi. Enjoy health, fitness and relaxation benefits. Wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 416-394-1040.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 28
Icon of the event Boomers and Seniors Group Meetup: Looking at Memory
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a look at how the brain works....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 07
Thu May 21
Icon of the event Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn where to find the answers to your most common health questions. Online registration is required. Space is limited....

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Meditation Toronto provides free stress management through restorative meditation. Includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress relieving exercises. Bring your own mat or towel. Register by calling 416-394-1040 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 23
Mon Apr 20
Mon May 25
Mon Jun 22