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Events for Family Caregivers

3 Sep

Wives Support Group – Zoom

2024-04-13T12:32:22-04:00

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 – Zoom2024-04-13T12:32:22-04:00
29 Aug

LGBTQI2S+ Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2024-04-13T12:32:22-04:00
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 4:30 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 – ONLINE2024-04-13T12:32:22-04:00
29 Aug

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-04-13T12:32:21-04:00

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 – Zoom2024-04-13T12:32:21-04:00
28 Aug

The Power of Music with Steve Koven

2024-04-13T12:32:21-04:00


Wednesdays, August 28 – October 2 (6-week series) from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.
The Power of Music with Steve will be held in person at St-Andrew’s United Church located at 117 Bloor St East.

Join us in-person for The Power of Music, a 6-week series facilitated by Steve Koven. This program explores different musical genres though live performances, conversations about music, composers, creativity and improvisation. It is an hour of pure joy and fun!

Steve Koven is a composer, performer, producer, educator and film maker. His band the Steve Koven Trio has toured the world for more then two decades, and they have been coined the ‘Canadian Cultural Ambassadors’. As an educator, Steve has been teaching in the Faculty of Music at Toronto’s York University, teaching Contemporary Improvisation and Jazz Piano Studies. As well he teaches in the Music Department at Centennial College.

This series is appropriate for learners at all levels and provides opportunities for each participant to engage at their own pace and in their own style.

Face masks will be provided and encouraged to be worn throughout the duration of the program.
For more information about this program, please contact Kristin Bartlett at kbartlett@alz.to
The Power of Music with Steve Koven2024-04-13T12:32:21-04:00
26 Aug

Spousal Support Group – Zoom

2024-04-13T12:32:21-04:00

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 – Zoom2024-04-13T12:32:21-04:00
22 Aug

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-04-13T12:32:20-04:00

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 – Zoom2024-04-13T12:32:20-04:00
15 Aug

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-04-13T12:32:20-04:00

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 – Zoom2024-04-13T12:32:20-04:00
12 Aug

Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2024-04-13T12:32:19-04:00

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 – ONLINE2024-04-13T12:32:19-04:00
8 Aug

Dance Fitness – Zoom

2024-04-13T12:32:19-04:00

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 – Zoom2024-04-13T12:32:19-04:00
6 Aug

Wives Support Group – Zoom

2024-04-13T12:32:19-04:00

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 – Zoom2024-04-13T12:32:19-04:00

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