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Events for Family Caregivers

29 Jul

Spousal Support Group – Zoom

2024-02-28T19:54:45-05:00

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 – Zoom2024-02-28T19:54:45-05:00
25 Jul

LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2024-02-28T19:54:44-05:00
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 4:30 pm using Zoom

 

For more information about the support group, please contact Charles Ricopuerto (he/him) cricopuerto@alz.to
 
To register, CLICK HERE
 
LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE2024-02-28T19:54:44-05:00
25 Jul

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-02-28T19:54:44-05:00

This gentle low impact dance fitness class with Jenn uses diverse music and simple dance movements to create a dynamic and energizing aerobic workout. With easy to follow moves that can be done seated or standing, this upbeat class is set to positive, playful and uplifting music. You will be motivated by the joyful, welcoming and supportive environment that encourages you to let go and have fun! No experience required.

Jenn Hicks is a Personal Trainer Size and Inclusive Fitness Specialist who has taught dance fitness classes for the past 17 years. She was named NOW Magazine’s Best Virtual Fitness Instructor for 2020. Jenn customizes routines for every class and helps attendees modify steps or movements whenever they need a little extra care.

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

CLICK HERE to register.

Dance Fitness – Zoom2024-02-28T19:54:44-05:00
18 Jul

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-02-28T19:54:42-05:00

This gentle low impact dance fitness class with Jenn uses diverse music and simple dance movements to create a dynamic and energizing aerobic workout. With easy to follow moves that can be done seated or standing, this upbeat class is set to positive, playful and uplifting music. You will be motivated by the joyful, welcoming and supportive environment that encourages you to let go and have fun! No experience required.

Jenn Hicks is a Personal Trainer Size and Inclusive Fitness Specialist who has taught dance fitness classes for the past 17 years. She was named NOW Magazine’s Best Virtual Fitness Instructor for 2020. Jenn customizes routines for every class and helps attendees modify steps or movements whenever they need a little extra care.

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

CLICK HERE to register.

Dance Fitness – Zoom2024-02-28T19:54:42-05:00
16 Jul

AGO Art Talk Museum Tour (IN-PERSON)

2024-02-28T19:54:42-05:00
 

Tuesday, July 16th from 1:30 P.M – 3:00 P.M

This is a one-hour guided tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) with a hands on art making program for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour and art program is facilitated by an experienced AGO Docent and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto Staff and Volunteers.

Please note: Your ticket will be valid for the rest of the day so please feel free to explore the museum after the guided tour.

For parking and directions, please refer to this link: https://ago.ca/visit

Contact Kristin Bartlett at 647-327-6542 or by email at Kbartlett@alz.to if you have any trouble signing up for this program.

 

AGO Art Talk Museum Tour (IN-PERSON)2024-02-28T19:54:42-05:00
16 Jul

Drop-in Spousal Support Group – IN PERSON

2024-02-28T19:54:41-05:00

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 (Room B-156) at Providence Healthcare 

Address: 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 PERSON2024-02-28T19:54:41-05:00
11 Jul

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-02-28T19:54:40-05:00

This gentle low impact dance fitness class with Jenn uses diverse music and simple dance movements to create a dynamic and energizing aerobic workout. With easy to follow moves that can be done seated or standing, this upbeat class is set to positive, playful and uplifting music. You will be motivated by the joyful, welcoming and supportive environment that encourages you to let go and have fun! No experience required.

Jenn Hicks is a Personal Trainer Size and Inclusive Fitness Specialist who has taught dance fitness classes for the past 17 years. She was named NOW Magazine’s Best Virtual Fitness Instructor for 2020. Jenn customizes routines for every class and helps attendees modify steps or movements whenever they need a little extra care.

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

CLICK HERE to register.

Dance Fitness – Zoom2024-02-28T19:54:40-05:00
8 Jul

Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2024-02-28T19:54:39-05:00

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 – ONLINE2024-02-28T19:54:39-05:00
4 Jul

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-02-28T19:54:39-05:00

This gentle low impact dance fitness class with Jenn uses diverse music and simple dance movements to create a dynamic and energizing aerobic workout. With easy to follow moves that can be done seated or standing, this upbeat class is set to positive, playful and uplifting music. You will be motivated by the joyful, welcoming and supportive environment that encourages you to let go and have fun! No experience required.

Jenn Hicks is a Personal Trainer Size and Inclusive Fitness Specialist who has taught dance fitness classes for the past 17 years. She was named NOW Magazine’s Best Virtual Fitness Instructor for 2020. Jenn customizes routines for every class and helps attendees modify steps or movements whenever they need a little extra care.

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

CLICK HERE to register.

Dance Fitness – Zoom2024-02-28T19:54:39-05:00
2 Jul

Wives Support Group – Zoom

2024-02-28T19:54:38-05:00

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

In partnership with Providence, 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 monthly online using Zoom.
 
Wives Support Group – Zoom2024-02-28T19:54:38-05:00

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