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Icon of the event Fire and Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Sanderson

Toronto Fire Services will present a talk at the Sanderson Library on how to stay safe in your home. Topics covered in the talk will be how to prevent a fire from happening to you, the placement and need to smoke and CO alarm...

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Home Security
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Police Constable Hannah from Toronto Police 54 Division presents a program on home security. Call 416-396-3975 fro more information.

Icon of the event Remembering When: A Falls & Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Toronto Fire Services wants to help you learn how to stay safe in your home....

Icon of the event Make the Connection: Caregivers and Infants
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Free nine-part parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months. Come with your baby and learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel g...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 26
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Icon of the event Type 2 Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent today. Get tips on the prevention and management of the Type 2 diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. Presented in partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy...

Icon of the event Dementia - Supportive Communication
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 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 Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 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. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Please register in person or by phone, 416-396-89...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking?
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

At this workshop, participants will learn about cessation strategies, nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting. Eligible participants will receive a free 5-week course of nicotine patches. Presented by Toronto...

Icon of the event Cyber Risk
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Our increased reliance on the Internet has also exposed us to new dangers. Children are exposed to cyberbullying and inappropriate conduct, employees are disciplined or fired for their online activity, hackers steal confident...