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Brain-Boosting Foods to Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Join us for a fascinating presentation!

Norene will discuss the best foods to fill your kitchen, ways to create delicious recipes and ways to make healthy, brain-boosting modifications to your favorite dishes.

Dr. Wein will talk about Alzheimer’s and dementia and how our lifestyle choices can protect us, how a diet of too much sugar and processed foods can be harmful to cognition, the role of supplements and more!

Date: Wednesday August 17th 2016
Time: 1:30-3:00pm
Location: Bernard Betel Centre
Cost: $5 Members | $8 Non-members
To register: Please contact 416-225-2112 ext. 126


Toronto Public Library

Living and Learning with Baby

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered during the program are: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe & community resources.

Dates: Friday August 12th, 19th and 26th 2016
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: Jane/Dundas Library
To register: In person or by calling 416-338-6264

Toronto Public Health

Do You Want To Quit Smoking Cigarettes?

At this presentation you will learn about:

  • The health risks of tobacco use
  • The health effects of second and third hand smoke
  • Cessation strategies: how to start a quit attempt
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy: forms and uses
  • Resources for quitting*

This is a free event, presented by a Toronto Public Health Nurse.
*Eligible participants will receive free nicotine patches

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Place: Toronto Public Library – Albion Branch, 1515 Albion Road

For more information and to register, please contact: Toronto Health Connection at 416-338-7600

Health Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

Plant-based diets are on the rise! From popular documentaries like ‘Forks Over Knives’ and ‘Cowspiracy’ to celebrities and athletes adopting a plant-based diet, this movement is hot right now. Catch the benefits of this trend to slow aging, fight disease and help the environment too.

In this talk Pamela Fergusson, registered dietitian with a PhD in nutrition, will share the latest research underpinning the value of increasing the plant content of your diet, and then offer practical strategies to help you make it happen.

No registration required.

Date: Thursday July 28th 2016

Time: 2:00-4:00PM

Ontario Society of Seniors Citizens Organizations-

The Changing Healthcare Landscape

Ontario is headed into it’s ninth straight year of real-dollar cuts to public hospital’s global budgets. According to Ontario Health Coalition, major cuts have already swept across Ottawa and Northeastern Ontario and more will be coming if not stopped. Ontario has already cut hospital services and patient staffing to lower levels than any other province.

Natalie Mehra, Executive Director Ontario Health Coalition, will speak about health care changes and share her perspective of how they affect Ontario’s seniors’ population.

Date: Tuesday June 28th 2016
Time: 3:00PM-4:30PM

Registration: Call 416-785-8570!

Cost: Free