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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 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 Allergy Prevention
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

Dr. Adelle Atkinson, a clinical immunologist at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children and an associate professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto will talk about food allergy in children, the latest guidelines and r...

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 Living and Learning with Baby - FULL
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health 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 y...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
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 Living and Learning with Baby - LGBTQ2S Group
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 12 months. LGBTQ2S Group is open to individuals who identify as part of the LGBTQ2S community. Topics covered: adjusting to par...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 05
Sat May 12
Sat May 19
Sat May 26
Sat Jun 02
Icon of the event DIY: Bath Bombs
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Create your own bath bomb from scratch. A Fairview librarian will teach you an inexpensive recipe that we leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated with every use. All materials provided....

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...

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