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Health & Wellness

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English  (66)
Chinese  (2)

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Icon of the event Chemical Detective: Prevention and Action against Cancer and Toxics
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

This interactive workshop helps identify toxic substances in the home, including carcinogens, with the aim of reducing exposure. Environmental Defense presenter will share advocacy tools and help participants build environmen...

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 04
Thu Oct 02
Thu Nov 06
Icon of the event Fire Prevention Workshop
Thu Aug 07, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Goldhawk Park

This educational and fun workshop is provided by Toronto Fire Services. Hear stories and learn how to make a fire plan of your own! You can meet a real-life Fire Fighter and (if available) see a Fire Truck! To regsiter pelase...

Icon of the event Riverdale Community Arts and Letters Club:  The Art of Helping Others
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

The Stephen Lewis Foundation on the work of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign, supporting grassroots organizations and African grandmothers who are turning the tide of the AIDS pandemic. (Non-grannies most welcome)

Icon of the event Healthy Eating
Mon Aug 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Goldhawk Park

This workshop will provide information on what healthy eating is all about as well as providing tips on how to add whole grains, fruit and vegetables to your diet. This program is co-sponsored with CCS. To register pelase cal...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Tue Nov 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to effectively declutter your space for free. Join Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, in "Decluttering You Mind and Spaces". The workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspect...

Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
Mon Sep 29, 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 Elder Abuse:  Causes, Identification and Supports
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest's Professional Practice Chief of Social Work, Christina Van Sickle leads a discussion around the myriad factors that contribute to the perpetration of elder abuse. A complex issue, with no one-size-fits-all solution...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 22
Mon Oct 06
Mon Nov 10
Icon of the event Healthy Brain Aging: What the Research Tells Us
Wed Sep 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

A number of predictors have been found to associate with poor and healthy cognitive function in late life, many of which are modifiable in nature. Learn what the research tells us and apply to your well being. Speak to staff ...