Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Hot Docs: Spirit Unforgettable

We are proud to invite you to our fifth annual film screening at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, in partnership with MedicAlert Foundation Canada. This year we’re screening Spirit Unforgettable on Wednesday, Sept. 21- World Alzheimer’s Day.   Following Spirit of the West lead singer John Mann since his diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s at age … Continued

Volunteer Highlight: Marlene

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew Here at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, we care about our volunteers. We offer support, information and education to people with dementia, their families and their caregivers that hopefully inspire individuals to join our team and make a difference in … Continued

Why Karen Runs for Alzheimer’s

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is quickly approaching, and we’ve been working hard to put together our best team yet! With such dedicated and motivated team players on our side, we’re making every step count. To join our team, register online here. Karen Landers recently joined our team and has been a fantastic social media … Continued

8 Things We Can Learn From Finding Dory

1. Just Keep Swimming There are going to be days when things feel really tough. Maybe you’re struggling with communication. Maybe you feel lost and unsure of yourself. Maybe you feel like you need a rest from caregiving. Dory reminds us all to just keep swimming through the through times until we get past the … Continued

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    06-09-2016
    Explore the concept of ambiguous loss, develop coping strategies and gain understanding of feelings of grief when caring for a person with dementia.
    12-09-2016
    Minds in Motion is a program that combines physical activity, mental, and social stimulation for individuals living with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and their care partners.
    12-09-2016
    Family caregivers will learn strategies to help the person with dementia adjust to living in a Long Term Care (LTC) home, caregiver coping strategies and tips for communicating with staff.
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