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Icon of the event Benjue Mindfulness Meditation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for a four week workshop in Benjue Meditation, a non-sectarian, systematic mindfulness meditation method. Benjue Meditation uses movement to generate self-awareness with great benefits in stress reduction, mental heal...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that affects many people in Toronto and around the world. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed and this workshop will talk about how to do that. We will cover what diabetes is, w...

Icon of the event The Robot Will See You Now: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Experts in various fields will discuss the ethical use of artificial intelligence in medicine and the issues surrounding, privacy, accuracy, and accountability....

Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Example of Opera Composers
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Later life seems to be a fraught topic in our postmodern culture with its commercialized, anti-aging, death-denying drive to keep us all young, forever. Where does creativity fit into this? In this talk, the speakers explore ...

Icon of the event Practical Apps: Helping Doctors Help Patients Manage Their Health
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

People are not just living longer - they're living longer with chronic conditions. To help them live their best possible lives through health self-management, primary care providers are increasingly turning to mobile health a...

Icon of the event Senior Safety: Recognizing Elder Abuse in Your Community
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to recognize when someone, whether a friend, neighbour, or acquaintance, is being mistreated, and, most importantly, how best to respond. Join Monita Persaud from Elder Abuse Ontario and learn how to promote healthy...

Icon of the event Country Line Dancing
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Always wanted to learn how to Country Line Dance? Now is your chance! Join us for a free line dancing lesson at the library and let out your inner cowboy!...

Icon of the event Seniors' Issues Talks: Decisional Capacity
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Decisional capacity as it relates to powers of attorney, guardianship, late-life "predatory" marriages and potential financial abuse can be very confusing and an issue of great concern. WEL Partners: Kimberly A. Whaley, CS,...

Icon of the event Addressing Elder Abuse in Toronto's Immigrant Communities
Mon Nov 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dr. Sepali Guruge, Ryerson University, examines the unique and common risk factors of elder abuse within and across Chinese and South Asian communities in the Toronto area. Dr. Guruge, an expert in the area of immigrant he...

Icon of the event Let's Walk and Talk: Nordic Pole Walking Program
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: New Toronto

Provided by West Toronto Diabetes Education Program, this free 9-week Nordic Pole Walking and Educational Program gives you a chance to learn more about getting healthy while enjoying a weekly walk. Those diagnosed with type ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25