Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

The Roadmap: A Personal Story

This story has been shared with us by Lyndon, one of AST’s valuable board members. If you want to talk to a social worker, and get some help coming up with your own plan for the future, you can call us at 416-322-6560 or get in touch with us online here. You can also registering for … Continued

What is Young Onset Dementia?

Young Onset Dementias (YOD): Are often known as the “Working Age Dementia,” with people being in their 30s, 40s and 50s at the time of diagnosis Along with spouses, children may become carers at a young age Role changes in the family relationships come with a unique set of challenges Carers as young as 16 … Continued

Find Your Flow

Beginning August 8, we’re teaming up with artist Kathleen Downie to bring you a 4-week watercolour painting session. The best part about it? You don’t need any art experience, and you’ll be working in a failure-free environment!  Find Your Flow is an abstract watercolour painting workshop that uses a playful, expressive and failure-free process. You will … Continued

AAIC Sneak Peek: Aynsley & Art Works

AST is proud to have multiple staff members presenting at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Toronto this July 24-28. Wednesdays leading up to the conference, we’ve given you a sneak peek into each presentation. Check out the previous instalments here. This is the seventh and final preview, featuring social worker Aynsley and the art exhibit she curated, … Continued

Connect with Cathy: Compassionate Care to the End

Cathy Barrick is the CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. She is a leader and voice in the Toronto community, and a passionate advocate for individuals living with dementia, determined to demonstrate how you can live well with dementia. Read some of her thoughts below. Sadly, dementia remains a terminal illness. To date there … Continued

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