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28 Jul

Boomers Club – ONLINE

2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00

The Boomers Club focuses on wellness for people with Early Onset Dementias (under age 65) and their care partners. In this online series, we will be creating informal connections among people who are on the same journey while engaging in a variety of  recreational activities including art, games, exercise, food, social chats and more. The program is flexible and can be modified based on the needs and interests of the group participants.

Please join our facilitator, Cathy Barrick from 4:30 – 5:30 P.M. 

Wednesday, July 28

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

 

 

Boomers Club – ONLINE2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00
27 Jul

Finding Joy and Humour in Dementia Care – ONLINE

2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00

This educational workshop is for care partners of individuals living with dementia with a focus on looking at the lighter side of caregiving.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore looking and living beyond the diagnosis
  • Create opportunities for joy and look at the lighter side of caregiving
  • Evaluate the benefits of humour and having a positive outlook
  • Assess the strategies and approaches for incorporating joy and humour into caregiving

Workshop will be presented online using Zoom

Registration is required to receive the zoom link to participate. 

 

Finding Joy and Humour in Dementia Care – ONLINE2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00
27 Jul

Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH) – ONLINE

2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00

The TEACH (Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home) Program is a Reitman Centre caregiver program which consists of 4 weekly group sessions that are each 90 minutes long.

Learning objectives: 

  • Focus on common caregiving themes including; self-care, healthcare system navigation, relationship changes and future planning
  • Coaches care partners in practical communication and coping skills
  • Provides opportunity to share and learn from other care partnersDates:

Tuesdays – July 27, August 3, 10 and 17

Time:

From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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.

** Click HERE If you are interested in a future group or would like to discuss how this group may support your current caregiving situation.

 

 

 

Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH) – ONLINE2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00
20 Jul

Webinar: Supporting Communication (for Care Partners)

2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00

This webinar will focus on providing participants with the knowledge of how communication can change over the couse of the disease and ways to supportively communicate with a person living with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase your understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Recognize the impact has on communication
  • Develop strategies to improve communication
For care partners related to people living with dementia.
 

To REGISTER: Go to our ONLINE LEARNING site atwww.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

 

 

Webinar: Supporting Communication (for Care Partners)2021-05-12T12:30:59-04:00
20 Jul

Spousal Support Group – ONLINE

2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00

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

This ongoing support group will provide an opportunity for spousal care partners to come together to support each other through caregiving experience.

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

Learning Objectives:

  • Opportunity to share insights and experiences with each other related to their personal caregiving experiences
  • Learn about how others are adjusting to their own changing relationship
  • Receive updated information about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and in the community
Spousal Support Group – ONLINE2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00
15 Jul

Webinar: Dementia and COVID-19: Strategies for Caregivers

2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00

This webinar will focus on providing caregivers with strategies to providing care while in isolation.  It will also highlight important COVID-19 precautions and guidelines along with the implications in caring for someone living with dementia.  

For family caregivers related to people living with dementia.

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

 

Webinar: Dementia and COVID-19: Strategies for Caregivers2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00
14 Jul

Boomers Club – ONLINE

2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00

The Boomers Club focuses on wellness for people with Early Onset Dementias (under age 65) and their care partners. In this online series, we will be creating informal connections among people who are on the same journey while engaging in a variety of  recreational activities including art, games, exercise, food, social chats and more. The program is flexible and can be modified based on the needs and interests of the group participants.

Please join our facilitator, Cathy Barrick from 4:30 – 5:30 P.M. 

Wednesday, July 14

Wednesday, July 28

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

 

 

Boomers Club – ONLINE2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00
13 Jul

Webinar: Dementia 101 for Care Partners

2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00

This workshop will provide care partners with an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease. 

For family caregivers related to a person living with dementia.

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Dementia 101 for Care Partners2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00
12 Jul

Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00

We currently have a wait list for this support group, Click here if you wish to be informed when a spot becomes available.

This ongoing monthly support group provide an opportunity for care partners of individuals living with Lewy Body Dementia to come together to support each other through the caregiving experience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Interact with other group members caring for those with Lewy Body Dementia
  • Become familiar with the specific type of dementia
  • Opportunity for therapeutic support as well as education information
  • Share experiences and concerns and receive support from the group facilitator and other group members
Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00
12 Jul

Moving to Long-Term Care (LTC) – ONLINE

2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00

This workshop aims to give care partners an overview of issues related to long-term care (LTC). The goal is for care partners to learn about how the decision for LTC could have an impact on them and to learn to cope with the transition.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review and discuss the dilemma for making the decision 
  • Learn about possible issues and decisions related to long-term care placement and caregiving options 
  • Learn strategies to prepare for the move into LTC 
  • Learn about community services and supports 

Workshop will be presented using Zoom. Registration is required to receive the link. 

Moving to Long-Term Care (LTC) – ONLINE2021-05-12T12:30:58-04:00

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