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Icon of the event Cognitive Screening: What is it, Who needs it, and What does it Mean?
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Linda Mah defines what is meant by "cognitive screening" and reviews guidelines used by physicians to determine if a patient needs to be cognitively screened (or not). She discusses how screening test results are used by ...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for a fun and informative session with Certified Instructor. You will learn about the types of poles that are available as well as the techniques to get the most health benefits from walking with Nordic Poles. Please ...

Icon of the event Community Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A community-run yoga class for all levels - beginner and advanced practitioners alike. Bimonthly. All you need is a mat and water bottle. If you'd like to teach some classes let library staff know!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 27
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 Addiction and Prescriptions Pain Meds among Older People: An Increasing Problem
Tue Feb 27, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Addiction in many areas of our society is on the decrease. However addiction to prescription pain medication is on an alarming increase, especially among the elderly. Dr. Jim Cullen, Ph.D., RSW will present the latest data re...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Mon Jun 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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. ...

Icon of the event Healthy Relationships for Youth
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for a 3 week workshop series on healthy relationships with...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A parenting program for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resource...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Icon of the event Doctor's in Denial - a Reading with author Joel Lexchin
Tue May 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Doctors in Denial examines the relationship between the Canadian medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry, and explains how doctors have become dependents of the drug companies instead of champions of patients' heal...

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