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Icon of the event How Seniors can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Tue Mar 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Do you struggle with keeping your balance? In this talk you will learn why people may have balance issues, and how they can improve to prevent falls. An expert from Omni-Fitt teaches seniors in personal and group training ses...

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 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 Organ Kijiji: The Immunology and Challenges of Organ Transplantation (SciChat)
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

A talk on the science and ethics of organ transplantation from the University of Toronto Immunology department. We explore why people get organ transplants, recent advances and major hurdles to be overcome in transplantation ...

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 Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jul 07, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

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.

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