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Icon of the event Plant-powered!
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Have you been wondering if a plant-based diet could be right for you, but you are not sure how to take the first step? Learn the health benefits and how-tos of a whole-foods, plant-based diet. To register, please call the Bu...

Icon of the event Ageing and Immunity
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Through Meditation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave fe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
Icon of the event Building Resilience in Children and Youth: A Workshop by Toronto Public Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Would you like to learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges?...

Icon of the event Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation
Fri Apr 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Jane Teasdale, co-founder of Mosaic Home Care Services & Community Resource Centre, is here to discuss models of care that help meet identified social and emotional needs of older adults within care.Registration is required. ...

Icon of the event Healthy Aging: A Natural Approach
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Aida Martinez Chorro, BSc, ND, will discuss how aging occurs and the difference between healthy and unhealthy aging. You will learn what you can do to reduce age related ailments and improve your energy through eating th...

Icon of the event North York Elder Abuse Network
Fri Jun 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join the North York Elder Abuse Network on a presentation on how to keep yourself safe in the community!The North York Elder Abuse Network will also provide community education for you to take away with you. Refreshments will...

Icon of the event Aging and Chronic Illness: What role does environment play?
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. John Molot will discuss the environmental links between chronic illness and aging. No registration required....

Icon of the event Vegetarian Lifestyle: Healthy and Sustainable
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Is a vegetarian lifestyle good for the planet? Is a vegetarian diet sustainable? What are the health benefits of eating less meat? This fun interactive workshop answers these questions and more, plus shows you how to introd...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Wed Mar 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this educational workshop presented by Research Staff at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying c...