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Icon of the event Antibiotics as Friends and Foes (SciChat)
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In this talk we will discuss: how antibiotics work against bacteria, cure infections when used properly and when misused can lead to antibiotic-resistant superbugs that plague global health. We will cover misconceptions aroun...

Icon of the event Drug Discovery: Benchtop to Pillbox (SciChat)
Wed Jun 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk students from the University of Toronto will describe the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials,...

Icon of the event Dementia and Supportive Communication
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

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

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

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

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Mar 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants receiv...

Icon of the event Get SHARP
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Get SHARP (Self-esteem, Health, Appreciation, Respect, Project)...


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Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

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

Icon of the event Stress Management: Inspiring Minds
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Malvern

This interactive workshop on stress management explores what stress is, what causes it, and how to recognize when we are feeling stress. Participants will learn and practice a variety of practical ways that stress can be mana...

Icon of the event Overview of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn about the impact of changes to the brain because of dementia and strategies to reduce risk factors. In partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event Brain Health
Wed May 02, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

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

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