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Icon of the event Promoting Resilience in Children
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Burrows Hall

Help your kids be the best they can be. A public nurse will discuss building their strengths, helping to deal with changes in life and much more. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Thu Jun 18
Icon of the event Dementia 101
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

This presentation by the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto provides an overview of Alzheimer's disease, coping strategies and services in the community. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....

Icon of the event Teen Green!
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Do you need Volunteer Hours? Well, Fairview Library?s garden needs your help! Team up with gardeners of all levels of experience and see how SMALL actions can bring BIG change. As part of the 100in1day event, hundreds of peop...

Icon of the event Dementia 101: A workshop for caregivers
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Please join us for a workshop for those who are caring for someone diagnosed with dementia. This session is facilitated by a representative of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and includes an overview of Alzheimer's disease,...

Icon of the event Dementia-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
Tue Jul 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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....

Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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...