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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 o...

Icon of the event Radon: Is it In Your Home?
Fri Oct 19, 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 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 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 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
Icon of the event Getting a Good Night's Sleep
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Not getting a good night's sleep? Are you tossing and turning? Are you feeling exhausted when you wake up in the morning? Delia Silva, RN, Baycrest, explains why sleeping well has a positive effect on your mental and physica...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation through breathing and stretching exercises with instructor Mystic Rose. All are welcome regardless of experience level. ...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 06
Thu Oct 04
Thu Nov 01
Icon of the event Dementia Supportive Communications
Mon Aug 27, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual.

Icon of the event Brain Health
Mon Aug 20, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia.

Icon of the event How to Improve Senior's Memory
Sat Aug 18, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Dr. Ping Zou from Nipissing University will discuss Alzheimer's disease, the stages of Alzheimer's disease, memory loss and ways to improve memory. Space is limited. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979

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