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Icon of the event Chair-Based Gentle Exercise Class
9:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

We all know that being physically active is good for us, but not everyone can take part in activities like walking, cycling or aerobics classes. Chair-based exercises have been shown to help with maintaining and promoting ind...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 17
Fri Aug 24
Fri Aug 31
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 14
Icon of the event Bands and Balance Exercise Class
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Balance exercises are the primary training exercise to prevent falls, but any exercise that aims to improve muscle strength, endurance and flexibility can help to avoid falls and associated injuries. Resistance bands are incr...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Wed Sep 05
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Icon of the event Yoga in the Library
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Bring your yoga mat and join us for mindfully sequenced Yoga in the Library to explore, learn, challenge, and accept yourself through a body, mind, breath connection. Led by yoga teacher, Adrijana Sabadosh.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 05
Mon Nov 12
Mon Nov 19
Mon Nov 26
Icon of the event Advanced Care Planning for Seniors
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

PLEASE NOTE: July 27 session has been rescheduled on July 20. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 31
Icon of the event Friday Night Drop In: Yoga
Fri Aug 17, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Throughout the hour, children will be immersed in three key elements of yoga ? movement, mindfulness and meditation. They will be encouraged to join in movement, using themed games to help acquaint themselves with various yog...

Icon of the event Navigating the Dementia Care System
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This workshop will provide an overview of services available for people with dementia and their caregivers. Services reviewed include dental care, housing, some OHIP covered services, CCAC, respite services, financial assista...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Sat Oct 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely.

Icon of the event Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving
Tue Nov 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This educational workshop is for caregivers of individuals living with dementia with a focus on looking at the lighter side of caregiving. Program is held in the Main Floor Program Room.

Icon of the event Chair Yoga - REVISED DATES
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Welcome the warmer weather with open arms by joining us for a chair yoga session - a gentle, whole body exercise taught by a certified yoga instructor. Improve your balance, flexibility and mindfulness today! ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 11
Tue Sep 25

Get healthy with programs, recommended collections and services brought to you by Toronto Public Health.