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Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias 101
Mon Jun 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Learn about the impact of changes to the brain because of dementia and strategies to reduce risk factors.

Icon of the event Dementia and Supportive Communication
Tue Jun 26, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual.

Icon of the event Do you want to quit smoking?
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albion

At this presentation you will learn about cessation strategies and resources for quitting. ...

Icon of the event Senior drivers & the licence renewal process
Tue May 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

By attending this presentation, attendees will learn about: ...

Icon of the event Core and Posture Class
Wed Apr 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Having a strong core is essential to maintain a proper posture and good balance. This class will improve posture, balance & breathing, as well as prevent & relieve low back pain. Presented by Tapestry Retirement Communities.

Icon of the event Stress Management through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Please join us for this stress relieving series. Feel transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two methods of meditation will be taught and practised: one using the br...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 08
Tue May 22
Tue Jun 19
Icon of the event CANCELED - Wellness Club for Seniors (in Chinese)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 05
Thu May 03
Thu Jun 07
Thu Jul 05
Icon of the event Living and Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A Toronto Public Health program where parents meet to talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, caring for a sick child and community resources. (Ages-6 weeks-6 months) Register in person or by calling Toronto Pub...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Thu May 10
Icon of the event Brain Health
Mon Jun 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Use interactive games and exercises to learn about key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce your risk of dementia.

Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis (Part 1)
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Jim Wigmore, an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist, expert witness and author who has retired from the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto after 29 years of service, will be at the Barbara Frum Branch to pres...

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