Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Volunteer Highlight: Aekus B.

In honour of National Volunteer Week, we at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto wanted to do a little something to thank our outstanding volunteers. To showcase the amazing work that they do as an integral part of our mission, we are featuring volunteer stories on the blog this week. Be sure to check back each … Continued

Volunteer Highlight: Shannon T.

In honour of National Volunteer Week, we at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto wanted to do a little something to thank our outstanding volunteers. To showcase the amazing work that they do as an integral part of our mission, we are featuring volunteer stories on the blog this week. Be sure to check back each … Continued

Walk For Alzheimer’s in Etobicoke

For the third year, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto has been blessed with amazing volunteers who lead the Walk For Alzheimer’s here in Toronto. They are champions, providing hours of volunteer support, encouraging others to walk with us and fundraise to support the 46,000 people living with dementia and their families here in Toronto. We’d … Continued

Thank You, Volunteers!

Last year, over 500 volunteers contributed almost 6,000 hours of volunteer service, which is equivalent to 3 full time positions for one year. What an incredible year it’s been! When we say we couldn’t do the work we do without our volunteers, we mean it. Whether volunteering on a regular basis or coming out to … Continued

Walk For Alzheimer’s in North York

For the third year, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto has been blessed with amazing volunteers who lead the Walk For Alzheimer’s here in Toronto. They are champions, providing hours of volunteer support, encouraging others to walk with us and fundraise to support the 46,000 people living with dementia and their families here in Toronto. We’d … Continued

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    21-04-2017
    The Alzheimer Society of Toronto invites you to spend Friday morning with our CEO, Cathy Barrick! Coffee with Cathy is a monthly social program for people with dementia. The program includes refreshments, socialization as well as respite for the caregiver.
    25-04-2017
    The primary focus of the workshop is to provide caregivers with the necessary tools and education to respond to changes in communication and responsive behaviours.
    26-04-2017
    A 10- week program for family caregivers of people with early and mid-stage demenita. An Accredited program of the Sinai Health System Reitman Centre CARERS Program, this is a fully integrated, comprehensive dementia care program that introduces the innovative use of standardized patients - actors trained to simulate real-life situations - so that caregivers, guided by expert clinical coaches, will learn how to deal with common challenging situations.
  • Social

    Our CEO, Cathy @saving_grace chatted with @globalnews last night about PWD getting lost, following this development: globalnews.ca/news/3400622/c…

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