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Icon of the event Getting the MOST from your Healthcare Appointment
Sat Apr 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Research shows that people forget 50% of the information shared during a healthcare appointment. In addition to not feeling well, things like stress; too much information provided too quickly and unfamiliar medical language m...

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardeners Presents: Pollinator Gardens
Fri May 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Thinking of planting a pollinator garden? Come and discover the latest buzz on creating a haven for pollinators by learning the basics:...

Icon of the event Dental Health Workshop
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Fairview

Learn how kids can have healthy teeth, be cavity free and have a happy smile....

Icon of the event The What, the Why and the How of Cancer Prevention and Detection
Sat Feb 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

What percentage of cancers can be prevented? Why are there screening tests for cancers? What are they? How does our lifestyle increase our cancer risk? How much sugar should you have in a day? What are the nutrition labels r...

Icon of the event Fitness 4 Youth: Youth Dance and Mentorship Group for Girls!
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Learn, collaborate & create different styles of dance with fitness instructor Shyanne Spilchen. Participate in meaningful discussions on topics such as leadership, professional development, motivation, relationship, business ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 16
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event Diabetes Workshop
Thu Mar 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Diabetes is a serious disease- but it can be prevented. Come join us if you are between the ages of 25 and 64, and living without diabetes....

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now than It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 24