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Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Wed May 21, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Long Branch

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented. Join Toronto Public Health for this informative workshop. Phone 416-394-5320 or Email lbstaff@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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 You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Wed May 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take a proactive approach to safety by learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are"; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bui...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed May 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Session 2: Working Better with Age...

Icon of the event Stay on Your Feet:  Prevent a Fall
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Are you an older adult or caring for one? Each year many seniors are injured when they fall. Falls can result in physical, social and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence. The good news is that there are steps y...

Icon of the event Tasty Smoothies and Nutrition Workshop
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Toronto Public Health will demonstrate how to make healthy smoothies, substitute healthy for unhealthy food and teach us how to cook nutritious meals on a budget. To register, call 416-394-1000.

Icon of the event The Aging Brain: Memory Changes
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bendale

Forgetfulness can be a normal consequence of aging. But why,and what can you do about it? Tina Weston, a doctoral student of psychology from York University, will explain what types of memories change with age, and offer stra...

Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
Mon May 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brentwood

Led by a Meditation Toronto Instructor. Class includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving stretches. Participants must bring their own Yoga mat. Drop-In Class. Limited Space. First Come, First Seated...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Care Options
Mon May 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Gary Hepworth, Chair of CARP Etobicoke, will review the available options and costs with respect to retirement homes, assisted living, long term care homes, day programs and public and private home care. Call 416-394-5270 or ...

Icon of the event Green 13 Monthly Film Screening: THE EDIBLE CITY
Tue May 13, 2014 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Annette Street

Green 13's monthly film screening and discussion - THE EDIBLE CITY....

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.