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Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!  Are You At Risk?
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Are you over 40? Do you have extra weight around your waist? Do you have a family member with diabetes? A representative from Toronto Public Health will help you discover the steps you can take to prevent or delay the onset o...

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB screening of "NCR: Not Criminally Responsible". While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times. Declared n...

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 Preventing Falls
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Long Branch

Toronto Public Health will provide information and exercises on how to prevent falls in your home and community.

Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
Mon Sep 15, 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 Alzheimer's Treatment: Where Do We Stand and What Can You Do to Fight Back
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

In this workshop, learn from Dr. Ian Cohen about what is currently being done in the world of Alzheimer's disease treatment, and what you can to to fight back against dementia....

Icon of the event An Agatha Christie Mystery: Finding Alzheimer's on the Page
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Regina Jokel offers the opportunity to learn about the signs of normal and abnormal aging in human language. Based on the cases of three famous mystery writers, including Agatha Christie, it will allow the audience to r...

Icon of the event Health and Wellness Series
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities has partnered with the Morningside Branch to offer an informative series about health and wellness. Guest Speakers will explore a new topic each month. The series is held the seco...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 10
Wed Oct 08
Wed Nov 12
Wed Dec 10
Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Accidental Poisioning:  How to prevent and Poison Proof
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

How does accidental poisoning in occur? Dr. Mohamed Enara will address real concerns such as: Common materials involved, How to raise your child's awareness of toxins in the household, and the do's and don'ts in case accident...