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Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Help prepare your 10 - 14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored t...

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...

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 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 Healty Eating for Older Adults
Mon Jun 11, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Please join, Registered Dietitian, Gayle Jackson, from the Jane Finch Family Health Team for the session that will tell you everything you need to know about healthy eating, but were afraid to ask. We will discuss your needs ...

Icon of the event How to Manage High Blood Pressure
Mon May 14, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us in our Periodical Lounge and find out more about symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention of hypertension. This talk is presented by Jane-Finch Family Health Team Pharmacists.

Icon of the event Yoga and Meditation
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Do NOT miss our Yoga & Meditation this month! ...


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