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Events for Family Caregivers

30 Mar

Drop-In General Caregiver Support Group (ONLINE)

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto recognizes that during the COVID-19 pandemic caregivers are experiencing both ongoing and new challenges; this drop-in virtual support group provides an opportunity for unpaid care partners of individuals living with dementia to come together via telephone or video chat to support each other through the caregiving experience. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Opportunity to share insights and experiences with each other related to their personal caregiving experiences and challenges related to COVID-19
  • Discuss and share different strategies regarding self-care and care for their family members (including stress, communication and responding to behaviours)
  • Receive updated information about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and in the community

Registration required; group will be held via Zoom and instructions will be provided prior to the group.

Tuesdays 1- 2pm (until further notice)

 

 

Drop-In General Caregiver Support Group (ONLINE)2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
30 Mar

Gentle NIA (Non-Impact Aerobics) Fitness – ONLINE

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

This program 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.

Tuesdays from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

January 12th, 19th, 26th, 2021

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 2021

March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, 2021

 

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

You only need to register once to attend all event dates.

 

Gentle NIA (Non-Impact Aerobics) Fitness – ONLINE2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
29 Mar

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

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

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

Learning Objectives:

  • Opportunity to share insights and experiences with each other related to their personal caregiving experiences
  • Discuss and share different strategies regarding self-care and care for their family members (including stress, communication and responding to behaviours)
  • Receive updated information about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Sociery of Toronto and in the community
Support Group meet online using Zoom
 

 

 

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
28 Mar

Knitting and Friendship

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

 

Bring your needles and yarn and join fellow knitters as they work on their latest creations and share an appreciation for fibre art amongst an inclusive and friendly group. Facilitator, Dawn Juruc will encourage participants to “show and tell” the work they are completing! Participants are asked to bring their own knitting materials and work on their current knitting creations.

This program is in partnership with Neilson Park Creative Centre and funded by the Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program.

Days and Times: Sundays from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Dates: Once weekly for 7 weeks (February 14 – 28)

February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28

Registration is required to receive the zoom link to participate.

 

 

 

Knitting and Friendship2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
25 Mar

Webinar: Long Distance Caregiving

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

For family caregivers caring from a distance.

Explore some of the unique challenges and issues that can arise when caring from a distance, as well as identify the different ways caregivers can provide support and be involved in the person’s life.

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: Long Distance Caregiving2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
24 Mar

Boomers Club – ONLINE

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

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, March 10th

Wednesday, March 24th

 

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

 

 

Boomers Club – ONLINE2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
23 Mar

Drop-In General Caregiver Support Group (ONLINE)

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto recognizes that during the COVID-19 pandemic caregivers are experiencing both ongoing and new challenges; this drop-in virtual support group provides an opportunity for unpaid care partners of individuals living with dementia to come together via telephone or video chat to support each other through the caregiving experience. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Opportunity to share insights and experiences with each other related to their personal caregiving experiences and challenges related to COVID-19
  • Discuss and share different strategies regarding self-care and care for their family members (including stress, communication and responding to behaviours)
  • Receive updated information about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and in the community

Registration required; group will be held via Zoom and instructions will be provided prior to the group.

Tuesdays 1- 2pm (until further notice)

 

 

Drop-In General Caregiver Support Group (ONLINE)2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
23 Mar

Gentle NIA (Non-Impact Aerobics) Fitness – ONLINE

2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00

This program 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.

Tuesdays from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

January 12th, 19th, 26th, 2021

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 2021

March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, 2021

 

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

You only need to register once to attend all event dates.

 

Gentle NIA (Non-Impact Aerobics) Fitness – ONLINE2021-01-24T11:31:24-05:00
22 Mar

Spousal Support Group – ONLINE

2021-01-24T11:31:23-05:00

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
Support Group meet every last Monday of the month online using Zoom.
Spousal Support Group – ONLINE2021-01-24T11:31:23-05:00
21 Mar

Knitting and Friendship

2021-01-24T11:31:23-05:00

 

Bring your needles and yarn and join fellow knitters as they work on their latest creations and share an appreciation for fibre art amongst an inclusive and friendly group. Facilitator, Dawn Juruc will encourage participants to “show and tell” the work they are completing! Participants are asked to bring their own knitting materials and work on their current knitting creations.

This program is in partnership with Neilson Park Creative Centre and funded by the Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program.

Days and Times: Sundays from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Dates: Once weekly for 7 weeks (February 14 – 28)

February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28

Registration is required to receive the zoom link to participate.

 

 

 

Knitting and Friendship2021-01-24T11:31:23-05:00

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