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Icon of the event Addiction and Prescriptions Pain Meds among Older People: An Increasing Problem
Tue Feb 27, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Addiction in many areas of our society is on the decrease. However addiction to prescription pain medication is on an alarming increase, especially among the elderly. Dr. Jim Cullen, Ph.D., RSW will present the latest data re...

Icon of the event Dementia - Supportive Communication
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Register in person or by...

Icon of the event Cognitive Screening - What is it, Who needs it, and What doe it Mean?
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Linda Mah defines what is meant by "cognitive screening" and reviews guidelines used by physicians to determine if a patient needs to be cognitively screened (or not). She discusses how screening test results are used by...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain and strategies to reduce risk factors....

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Malvern

January is Alzheimer Awareness month. In this workshop you will use interactive games and exercises to learn about key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce your risk of dementia. In partnership with the A...

Icon of the event Fire Safety
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join your fellow community members to learn how to stay safe in your home. Presentation will cover following topics:...

Icon of the event Mind Your Hearing: The link between our ears, the brain & dementia
Thu Jan 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Marilyn Reed, Baycrest and Dr. Claude Alain, Rotman Research Institute, will explain: how aging affects the way we process sound; how to get help for hearing loss; how to protect your hearing; and, hearing loss as a risk fac...

Icon of the event Brain Health (Alzheimer's Society of Toronto)
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Register in person or by phone, 416-396...

Icon of the event Benjue Mindfulness Meditation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Benjue Meditation is a new generation of a 2500-year old tradition, a highly-structured mindfulness method combining best features from many different mindfulness schools in Theravada and Zen traditions. Please visit the Dave...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Icon of the event Housing Assistance Program
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need assistance with finding affordable housing and avoiding eviction? An expert from the Housing Help Centre will provide one-on-one sessions to assist homeowners and tenants with their needs. Co-Sponsored with the Housing H...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13

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