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This 8-week online program is for friends and family* of people with mid- to late-stage dementia. Developed by the Reitman Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital, CARERS is a comprehensive dementia care program that supports problem-solving skill development and 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 address communication challenges.

Goals of the Program:

  • Enhance practical skills for caregivers
  • Improve caregivers coping and problem-solving skills
  • Enhance caregivers confidence in dealing with challenges
  • Improve caregivers social interaction and social support

Dates: Mondays – September 18th to November 13th

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Location: the group will be held online using Zoom

Registration and an assessment appointment via Zoom are prerequisites. An AST Social Worker will contact you soon for your assessment.

*Please note we offer a separate CARERS group exculsively for spouses and partners

If you are interested in a future group or would like to discuss how this group may support your current caregiving situation, please CLICK HERE



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