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Icon of the event Sleep Dysfunction
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Dr. King will be addressing insomnia and sleep apnea, and ways to improve sleep quality and quantity. Adequate sleep is critical for health and prevention of chronic diseases.

Icon of the event Brain Health
Wed May 02, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Use interactive games and exercises to learn about key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce your risk of dementia.

Icon of the event Understanding Depression in a Social, Psychological and Biological Context
Mon Mar 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The word depression is used a lot, but what does that mean? This talk will explore depression from different contexts and the various factors that can lead to it. We will delve into social, psychological and biological contri...

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 Senior Drivers & The Licence Renewal Process
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Free presentation for drivers...

Icon of the event Organ Kijiji: The Immunology and Challenges of Organ Transplantation (SciChat)
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

A talk on the science and ethics of organ transplantation from the University of Toronto Immunology department. We explore why people get organ transplants, recent advances and major hurdles to be overcome in transplantation ...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Learn about the impact of changes to the brain because of dementia and strategies to reduce risk factors.

Icon of the event An Update in Alzheimer's Prevention and Treatment
Wed Apr 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Sharon Cohen, MD, FRCPC, Toronto Memory Program, discusses new opportunities to intervene earlier in the Alzheimer's disease process and how risk for Alzheimer's disease can be assessed. Amyloid and tau scans, genetic t...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Cycle Toronto will guide you through everything you need to know about cycling in Toronto. Topics include: road rules, safe riding techniques, equipment, choosing your route and more.

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