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Icon of the event Dance Therapy (For Early Stage Dementia)
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

This session is for people in the early stage of dementia and their caregivers. It is an opportunity to experience the joy of dance and music. This session is led by a certified dance therapist....

Icon of the event Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Certified Older Adult specialist Eric Daw goes through the risk factors that contribute to high blood pressure and practical solutions that can be used to prevent and lower it. If you would like to find out different ways to ...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (Mandarin)
Wed Sep 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This workshop will teach you about dementia, and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease. You will learn how dementia affects brain functions, and identify lifestyle factors that can reduce the risk of ...

Icon of the event Diabetes Self-Management Program
12:45 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Information on how to manage your diabetes....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 26
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to overcome various weather-...

Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Cancer Screening & Prevention:  What You Should Know
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This information session presented by Toronto Public Health will provide information about "screenable" cancers and ways to prevent them. Registration begins July 18th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-...

Icon of the event Low Back Exercises: The McGill Method for Safe, Effective Back Rehab
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Up to 80 percent of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain their lifetime and some back injuries may be caused by doing the wrong exercises in the gym. So how can you be sure which exercises are safe an...

Icon of the event Nutrition for Families
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

A series of workshops on healthy eating, food label tips and stroller fitness! Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register for a reminder phone call or email.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Breast/Cervical Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are things that women can do to take care of their body. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or find problems early. When problems are found early, they can be treated and there is a good c...