Health & Wellness

Icon of the event STOP: Do You Want To Quit Smoking Cigarettes
Sat Dec 01, 2018 | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Morningside

The STOP program delivers research-based, cost-free smoking cessation workshops. Eligible participants will: Attend an educational session & Receive a five-week course of nicotine patches. To see if you qualify, and to regist...

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 Green Eating - How Kale Can Save You Money
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Want to eat healthy, support local and save money? Monika Meulman will talk about how choosing healthy alternatives, growing your own food and supporting local producers can mean more money in your pocket.

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 At Home Alone
Sat Nov 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. ...

Icon of the event Healthy Living and Cancer Prevention
Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Public Health and the Toronto Central Regional Cancer Program present this one hour workshop where participants will learn about strategies to stay healthy and help reduce their risk of cancer. Discussions will focus ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Sat Nov 10, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Locke

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 yr old to be home alone safely. Child must be accompanied by a parent. Registration required. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Infant Massage
Wed Oct 31, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Under the direction of a Registered Massage Therapist learn how to massage your little ones. This program will provide a one-on-one massage session from massage therapy students with parents/ caregivers and their infants. ...

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...

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