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Finding the Support You Need

Living with a family member or friend that has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia can be a different experience for everyone. Joining a free dementia support group creates an opportunity to learn from your peers and share insights.

Support groups are facilitated by our registered social workers and available to anyone touched by dementia, including:

  • People with dementia
  • Family or friends of people with dementia
  • Health-care professionals such as personal support workers (PSWs)

 

The Benefits of Joining a Dementia Support Group

By joining a dementia support group, you will:

  • Meet and get to know others who are going through similar experiences.
  • Have the opportunity to discuss topics that are relevant to your situation
  • Learn more about the disease and how to care for someone.
  • Offer peer support to people with common experiences.

 

Types of Support Groups Offered

Some of the support groups offered include:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group
  • Young Onset Support Group
  • Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group
  • Lewy Body Dementia Support Group
  • Living with Ambiguous Loss Group
  • Men’s Cooking Group
  • PSW Support Group
  • Vascular Dementia Support Group

 

Join a Support Group

If you are interested in joining a free dementia support group, please speak to one of our social workers at 416-322-6560.