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Icon of the event Nutrition for Older Adults
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A Toronto Public Health nurse discusses healthy eating habits for older adults: how to read food labels, guidelines and tips on nutrition; food safety, and prepare healthy meals. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontop...

Icon of the event Your Health Options
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Roberta Greenberg, Mississauga-Halton Community Care Access Centre, discusses health care at home, CCAC's role in the community, what it provides, what services are paid for and what is not, and its relationship to seniors? s...

Icon of the event Elder Abuse:  Causes, Identification and Supports
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest's Professional Practice Chief of Social Work, Christina Van Sickle leads a discussion around the myriad factors that contribute to the perpetration of elder abuse. A complex issue, with no one-size-fits-all solution...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...

Icon of the event Restoring Balance
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Are you dizzy? Feeling off-balance? Afraid of falling? Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses the causes of dizziness and vertigo. He will explain what can be done to alleviate these symptoms, improve your balance and p...

Icon of the event Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event How to Stage Your Home for Resale?
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Thinking of selling your home? A staged home sells for a higher price in less time. Learn from a professional interior Garna Tracy on how to transform your home, persuade potential buyers to mentally ?move in? and make those ...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 22
Mon Oct 06
Mon Nov 10
Mon Dec 08
Icon of the event Alcohol:  The Delightful Poison
Mon Sep 15, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Marilyn Herie, PhD RSW discusses alcohol and why women and older adults are at higher risk for alcohol-related problems. This talk looks at the physical effects of alcohol, including its challenges to the brain and the i...

Icon of the event Healthy Pregnancy from the Inside Out
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

A fun workshop filled with information, insight and interaction on a holistic view of wellness and pregnancy. Connect with other women and expecting parents the simple tools to achieve the pregnancy and birth you desire. Call...