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Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Hearing loss with age and what to do about it
Tue Apr 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Alyona Popova, Hearig counsellor from Canadian Hearing Society, will tell us why we experience hearing loss as we get older and what solutions she can offer. She will also explore devices that can help us hear better so we c...

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Glennis Jones from Public Health, the Chronic Disease & Injury Preventive Program, will present to seniors what an unsafe pedestrian environment is, and what they can do to increase their personal safety. These include norma...

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 03
Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 25
Thu Mar 10
Thu Mar 24
Thu Apr 07
Thu Apr 21
Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara Frum

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Your Memory, Your Health
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
York Woods

Ever wonder about improving your memory? Come find out causes of dementia, risk factors and prevention strategies....

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Mon Mar 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  Services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Navigate through Ontario's health care system with a specialist from the Community Care Access Centre(CCAC). To register, call 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

The number of people with diabetes is growing. More than two million Canadians have the disease, yet a third of them do not even know anything about it. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation abou...