Events for Family Caregivers

28 Sep

Spousal Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:29-04:00

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 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 – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:29-04:00
28 Sep

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00

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 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 – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00
17 Sep

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00

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 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 – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00
15 Sep

Young Carers Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00

 

We have limited space available to this free support group, pre-screening is required before you could attend.

If you wish to participate, click here

The content of the support group is driven by the participants with an emphasis on concerns experienced by carers 16-35 years old. Some sessions will be held in-person, and some will be offered through an online platform.

Participants are encouraged to speak about issues of importance to them and to suggest topics for future discussion.

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide a safe environment for young caregivers to explore issues related to caring for someone with dementia or MCI
  • Enhance caregiver’s knowledge of the illness, available supports and coping strategies

Group meet every 3rd Tuesday of every month online using Zoom

 

 

Young Carers Support Group – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00
15 Sep

Early Stage Dementia Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00

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 support group aims to improve the quality of life of individuals with early stage dementia by providing them with a safe avenue to discuss the emotional impact of being diagnosed and to learn and share coping strategies. Care partners are invited to attend an informal coffee hour in a separate room during the support group.

Learnng Objectives:

  • Provides an opportunity for social interaction with other people with dementia in early stages
  • Provided a time to lower stress and anxiety by speaking to other people with dementia about challenges and coping strategies
Support Group meet online using Zoom.
 
Early Stage Dementia Support Group – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00
15 Sep

Spousal Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00

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 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 – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00
14 Sep

Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00

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
Support Group meet every second Monday of the month online using Zoom
 
 
Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:28-04:00
10 Sep

Self-Care

2020-07-10T12:31:27-04:00

 

As a Care Partner for a person living with dementia, taking care of yourself is of upmost importance.  
 
Join the Alzheimer Society for this Self Care check-in to ensure that you keep yourself well so that you can keep on supporting your family member.
 
Please call Dana Bessette at 705-722-1066 ext. 225 or email dbessette@alzheimersociety.ca

 

Self-Care2020-07-10T12:31:27-04:00
10 Sep

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2020-07-10T12:31:27-04:00

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 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 – ONLINE2020-07-10T12:31:27-04:00

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