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Icon of the event Palliative Care and Technology - the Power of Telehomecare
Thu May 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

At any one time, about 140,000 Ontarians are in a late stage of a chronic disease or life-limiting condition and will require the help and support of their communities and the healthcare system. But not all Ontarians have the...

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Tue Jun 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. ...

Icon of the event Discussing Diabetes
Mon Apr 23, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

The Scarborough Centre for Healthy communities will be discussing their Diabetes Education Program that will address physical, mental, social and financial aspects of health to support the diverse healthcare needs of Scarboro...

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
Fri Jun 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

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 Reitman Family Caregiver Series
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

A four-part lecture series for family caregivers, featuring Dr. Rhonda Feldman, Psychologist, Reitman Centre for Alzheimer's Support & Training.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Fri May 25
Icon of the event Nutrition and Brain Health
Fri Apr 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Are you really what you eat? Find out about the different ways food can affect your brain and the impact your food choices may have on the way your brain ages. This talk could change the way you shop for groceries!...

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