Community Health Centres throughout Ontario provide a wide range of programs to improve physical, emotional, social and economic well being of individuals Centres also connect people to medical services and other programs. These are some the programs and services they may offer: managing chronic disease nutrition artiistic expression for stress reduction living well in community with mental illness laughter for wellness gathering with fellow knitters practicing English … Continue reading Wellness and Support Programs and Services for Everyone in Ontario
Grab a Refreshment, Mingle and Learn on Thursday Afternoons for People 55+ Health, cooking, music, book readings, comedy and Jewish traditions are open for all people aged 55 and up to learn about in a warm open environment. Check the schedule to see what is coming up. Where: 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2J2 at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (JCC). Phone: (416) 924-6211. When: doors open … Continue reading Culture, Arts and Ideas
“A new European study has found that exercise during middle age is linked with better cognition later in life. The research, carried out by a team from the universities of Helsinki, Jyväskylä and Turku, was a long-term follow-up of 3050 twins from the Finnish Twin Cohort which looked at an association between midlife moderately vigorous physical activity — described as activity more strenuous than walking … Continue reading Exercise in middle age can improve cognitive function later in life: study
Ashraf is 100. Her husband Mohammed is 110. They’ve been married 80 years.They came to Canada at a senior age with their children. More than 30 years later their extended family continues to grow and help make Canada the great place that it is is to call home. Watch their moving and inspirational story. Continue reading Watch watch Ashraf and Mohammed’s story of coming to Canada and thriving after having lived 70 years in Iran.
It’s true dogs can be trained to sniff out a wide range of diseases from diabetes to cancer. I had heard about this years ago from veterinarians that I knew. This W5 episode that aired November 19 on CTV explained how they do it. Even more good news about the value of physical activity, strong social ties and sense of purpose as the foundation for thriving … Continue reading Dogs can detect diseases and secrets to longevity revealed!
For the love of good books and magazines from a diverse range of fiction and non-fiction genres come to The Word on the Street Festival at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Meet and hear authors, take part in TVOKids Live!; learn about writing, media and getting published; enjoy the time to imagine and think. Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W,for event locations see the festival map. … Continue reading National Book and Magazine Festival is Coming Soon!
Active Life in Toronto Free for All Toronto Public Health has put together a calendar of free activities and events for your active lifestyle. From yoga, guided walks, music festivals, gardening and much in the great outdoors, there is something for people of all ages and abilities. Search by type of activity. Where: various locations across Toronto. Search by location. When: something going on everyday. … Continue reading Active Toronto
YIPPEE! It’s the Canada Day Long Weekend with So Much to Enjoy in Toronto blogTo has the best of what is on in Toronto this Canada Day long weekend laid out for you to choose from music, dance, fireworks, food, PRIDE, festivals and markets. Fun for all ages! Where: waterfront, parks, public squares. See event links above for details. When: morning to night time. Cost: most free … Continue reading Enjoy Canada Day Long Weekend!
World Class Tennis in Toronto Free for Everyone! Thanks to my friend Sophia, I now know and can share with you that first weekend of international tennis tournaments, including the Roger’s Cup coming up in July in Toronto, begin with a free family weekend. Where: Aviva Centre. 1 Shoreham Drive, Toronto. Directions for getting there. When: July 23 and July 24, dates following these are all … Continue reading Roger’s Cup Family Weekend
Yippee!!! Time to Get Out and Enjoy Free Family Fun This comprehensive calendar of free family activities in the Toronto area provided by http://www.toronto4kids.com, could be just what you need to find places to make memories. Continue reading Monthly Calendar of Free Family Activities