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Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Hillcrest

Join us for a Community Exercise and Falls Prevention program for seniors. Offered in association with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-502-2323 Ext. 6229, to register


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 07
Wed Jan 14
Wed Jan 21
Wed Jan 28
Wed Feb 04
Icon of the event Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for an information session outlining signs and symptoms, risk factors, current research, and programs and services available to individuals and caregivers of persons...

Icon of the event Sprouts and Microgreens
Sat Jan 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Long Branch

Grow your own food anywhere, anytime. This introductory workshop is co-sponsored with The Healing Muse. www.healingmuse.com

Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
Mon Dec 08, 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 Health Care in Ontario
Tue Feb 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

Learn more about Health Care in Ontario. To register please phone LSP worker at 647-388-3762 or Agincourt Library at 416-396-8950.

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 Need to Know?: Drugs and Supplements
Thu Nov 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn what you need to know about drugs and supplements. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed - How They are Made and How do They Work
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

Do vaccines even work? Will a vaccine make me sick? Why do we need to get vaccinated anyway? These questions and others will be discussed by an Immunology graduate student from the University of Toronto's SciChat program....

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes....

Icon of the event Gluten-Free Eating: Is it Right for You?
Thu Nov 20, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Bendale

The gluten-free diet has become popular in recent years, for general health and weight loss. Who should be eating gluten-free, and why? Nutritionist Katie Crewe explains how this diet should be managed, and if it is right f...