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28 Dec

LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2023-06-08T21:39:49-04:00
Are you or a loved one part of the LGBTQI2S+ community and impacted by dementia and/or Alzheimer’s Disease?

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto will be running a support group that will provide an opportunity for participants to share and learn with others in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Participants will decide on the focus and direction of the group, and both practical and emotional needs will be explored.

The support group meet every last Thursday of the month from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm using Zoom

For more information about the support group, please contact Curtis Larade (he/him) clarade@alz.to and/or Jennifer Code (she/her) jcode@alz.to
 
To register, CLICK HERE
 
LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE2023-06-08T21:39:49-04:00
28 Dec

LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2023-06-08T21:39:50-04:00
Are you or a loved one part of the LGBTQI2S+ community and impacted by dementia and/or Alzheimer’s Disease?

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto will be running a support group that will provide an opportunity for participants to share and learn with others in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Participants will decide on the focus and direction of the group, and both practical and emotional needs will be explored.

The support group meet every last Thursday of the month from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm using Zoom

For more information about the support group, please contact Curtis Larade (he/him) clarade@alz.to and/or Jennifer Code (she/her) jcode@alz.to
 
To register, CLICK HERE
 
LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE2023-06-08T21:39:50-04:00
28 Dec

Non-Impact Aerobics (NIA) – Zoom

2023-06-08T21:39:49-04:00

Join us for Non-Impact Aerobics (NIA) online with Jennifer! Non-Impact Aerobics uses easy to follow movements to build strength and flexibility while conditioning your body. The sessions are adapted and sensitive to all levels of agility and are suitable for individuals who want the support of being seated throughout the class. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.  

THURSDAYS from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

This program will be held on Zoom. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate. 

CLICK HERE to register.

Non-Impact Aerobics (NIA) – Zoom2023-06-08T21:39:49-04:00
28 Dec

In Person General Caregiver Support Group -2658 Eglinton E.

2023-06-08T21:39:49-04:00
This ongoing monthly, in-person support group provides an opportunity for people caring for a person living with dementia to come together and support each other through the caregiving experience. The goals of this group are to share personal feelings, increase our repertoire of coping strategies, feel less alone, and increase awareness of resources and supports in the community.

Topics for discussion will be tailored to group needs, and may include:

  • Managing stress
  • Ambiguous loss
  • Anticipatory grief
  • Guilt
  • Family dynamics
  • Self-care
  • Understanding responsive behaviors
  • Long-term care.

Dates and time: 4th Thursday every month, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am starting January 26th

This is an in-person support group.
For the safety of participants and our staff, we promote a mask friendly environment

Maximum group size is 14, 12 group participants and 2 staff
If you have symptoms please stay home, please contact Jahnoah at 647-460-7587 or by email at JWood@alz.to to let us know that you can’t make it
 
 
This support group is FULL, if you are interested, click here to add your name in the wait list. 

In Person General Caregiver Support Group -2658 Eglinton E.2023-06-08T21:39:49-04:00
25 Dec

Spousal Support Group – Zoom

2023-06-08T21:39:48-04:00

This support group is full, Click here if you wish to be in the wait list.

This monthly support group will provide an opportunity for spousal caregivers to come together to support each other through the caregiving experience. Group members will decide on the focus and direction of the group, and both practical and emotional needs will be explored.

• Share insights and experiences related to your personal caregiving experience
• Learn about how others are adjusting to their own changing relationships
• Receive updated information about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

Support Group meets monthly on the last Monday of every month from 1:30-3:00 pm monthly online using Zoom.
 
Spousal Support Group – Zoom2023-06-08T21:39:48-04:00
25 Dec

Going the Second Mile – 25 Brunswick Ave

2023-06-08T21:39:48-04:00


Join The Alzheimer Society of Toronto at the Second Mile Club.
This program is offered monthly on the last Monday of every month from 10:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M at Kensington Gardens, 25 Brunswick Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2L9

This program focuses on social wellness for people with Dementia/Cognitive Impairment and their care partners. In this series, we create purposeful connections among people who are on similar journeys while engaging in a variety of activities including art making, interactive games, creative movement, cooking, meaningful conversations and more. This program is intended for people living with dementia and their care partners.
Programming will be offered through a culturally inclusive, accessible, and dementia-friendly lens. Refreshments will be served.
 
Going the Second Mile – 25 Brunswick Ave2023-06-08T21:39:48-04:00
21 Dec

LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group (Ontario-Wide) – ONLINE

2023-06-08T21:39:48-04:00
Are you part of the LGBTQI2S+ community and caring for a person living with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease?

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto will be running a support group that will provide an opportunity for personal caregivers to share and learn with other caregivers in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Participants will decide on the focus and direction of the group, and both practical and emotional needs will be explored.

The support group meets every third Thursday of the month from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm using Zoom

For more information about the support group, please contact Curtis Larade (he/him) clarade@alz.to
 
To register, CLICK HERE
 
LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group (Ontario-Wide) – ONLINE2023-06-08T21:39:48-04:00
21 Dec

Young Onset Caregiver Support Group – Zoom

2023-06-08T21:39:47-04:00

Click here if you wish to be in the interest list – You will receive a follow-up call from a social worker after you register for pre-screening.

  • This monthly support group is for spouses/partners of individuals with young onset (before the age of 65). The session will be delivered via Zoom.

Learning objectives:
• Provides an opportunity for spouses/partners who are caring for someone diagnosed with Young Onset dementia to interact and learn form one another
• Receive therapeutic support and to provide coping strategies for caregiving
• Opportunity to share experiences and concerns and receive support from the group facilitator and other participantsmation about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and in the community

 
Support Group meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 12 pm – 1 pm online using Zoom.  
 
Young Onset Caregiver Support Group – Zoom2023-06-08T21:39:47-04:00
21 Dec

Non-Impact Aerobics (NIA) – Zoom

2023-06-08T21:39:47-04:00

Join us for Non-Impact Aerobics (NIA) online with Jennifer! Non-Impact Aerobics uses easy to follow movements to build strength and flexibility while conditioning your body. The sessions are adapted and sensitive to all levels of agility and are suitable for individuals who want the support of being seated throughout the class. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.  

THURSDAYS from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

This program will be held on Zoom. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate. 

CLICK HERE to register.

Non-Impact Aerobics (NIA) – Zoom2023-06-08T21:39:47-04:00
19 Dec

Drop-in Spousal Support Group – IN PERSON

2023-06-08T21:39:47-04:00

This monthly, drop-in support group provides an opportunity for spouses caring for a person living with dementia to come together and support each other through the caregiving experience. The goals of this group are to share personal feelings, increase healthy coping strategies, decrease isolation, and improve awareness of resources and supports in the community.

Topics for discussion will be tailored to group needs, but may include:
• Managing stress
• Ambiguous loss
• Guilt
• Family dynamics
• Self-care
• Understanding responsive behaviors
• Long-term care

Dates and time: 3rd Tuesday of every month, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Location: Scotiabank Learning Centre – Providence Healthcare (3276 St Clair Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1L 1W1).

Parking: Available on-site for 2.75/each ½ hour or 10.00 daily maximum.

Registration: NOT REQUIRED – Drop-in Format

Covid Procedures: A mask is required at all times during the support group. Food and drink are not allowed in the support group space. Individuals who do not comply with Covid procedures may be asked to leave the group by the facilitator.

Drop-in Spousal Support Group – IN PERSON2023-06-08T21:39:47-04:00

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