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Icon of the event Connecting With Your Teen
Sat Dec 15, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This workshop focuses on normal teen development and highlights some key strategies that families can use to manage through the teen years. The goal of this workshop is to inform parents about the importance of building resil...

Icon of the event Red Cross  Babysitting Course
Sat Dec 01, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

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, and more. Participants receive their Red Cros...

Icon of the event Getting Around Town:  Safety and Accessibility for Seniors
Tue Nov 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Transportation is a major concern for Toronto's seniors. This program introduces VISION ZERO, Toronto's Road Safety Plan and PRESTO, the smartcard fare payment system.

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

There are many reasons why our children may experience stress. This program will help you learn effective ways to help your children deal with stress. It will be facilitated by a Toronto Public Health Nurse and there will be ...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 17
Sat Dec 01
Icon of the event Substance Use Among Older Adults: Minimizing the Risk
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The prevalence of Substance Use Disorders among older adults will be reviewed with a focus on Alcohol, Cannabis, Opiods and a group of sedatives called benzodiazepines. Older adults are particularly vulnerable to a variety of...

Icon of the event Radon: Is it In Your Home?
Fri Oct 26, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Learn more about radon gas, its health impact and what you can do to make your home safe. This Health Canada session will describe all the basics about radon testing process and effective radon mitigation techniques. For mor...

Icon of the event At Home Alone with Toronto Public Health
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Ages 10 – 14. Parents and/or caregivers must attend this workshop with their child. Register in person or call 416-395-5966 or email...

Icon of the event Aging in the City:  EngAGING Ideas
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

To come. Co-sponsored by the York University School of Health Policy and Management and the Centre for Aging Care Research and Education.

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

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 to ...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Fri Nov 23
Icon of the event Lifestyle Factors for Promoting Healthy Brain Aging
Tue Oct 16, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Locke

Noticed changes with your thinking skills or memory? Want to maintain a healthy brain for as long as possible? Join Baycrest’s Rotman Reseach Institute as they present on healthy aging and what you can do to promote healthy b...

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