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Events for the General Public

8 May

The Royal Conservatory – Rebanks Fellows Concert (ONLINE)

2023-01-27T20:19:28-05:00

Monday, May 8th from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Unique in Canada, The Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program is a one-year postgraduate program of The Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School. These talented musicians at the cusp of their professional careers will perform a live concert virtually within the Royal Conservatory music hall. Join is online from the comfort of your homes!

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

For more information about this program, please contact Kristin Bartlett at kbartlett@alz.to
The Royal Conservatory – Rebanks Fellows Concert (ONLINE)2023-01-27T20:19:28-05:00
7 May

Xenia Concert: The Thalea Quartet

2023-01-27T20:19:28-05:00

Sunday,May 7th from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.

In partnership with TO Live, Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and Baycrest@Home, Xenia Concerts is proud to present Thalea Quartet!

The Thalea Quartet brings their signature vibrancy and emotional commitment to dynamic performances that reflect the past, present, and the future of the string quartet repertoire while celebrating diverse musical traditions from around the world. Fueled by the belief that chamber music is a powerful force for building community and human connection, the Thalea String Quartet has performed across North America, Europe, and China, and has appeared at the Kennedy Center, Massey Hall, and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall.

This dementia-friendly concert will be presented live and in person at Meridian Hall.

Accessibility features:

  • Wheelchair accessible venue with gender-neutral accessible bathrooms
  • Venue Guide
  • Large-print programs
  • Short musical selections with short verbal introductions
  • Visual description integrated into dialogue
  • Stretch breaks
 
Xenia Concert: The Thalea Quartet2023-01-27T20:19:28-05:00
24 Apr

The Royal Conservatory – Rebanks Fellows Concert (ONLINE)

2023-01-27T20:19:27-05:00

Monday, April 24th from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Unique in Canada, The Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program is a one-year postgraduate program of The Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School. These talented musicians at the cusp of their professional careers will perform a live concert virtually within the Royal Conservatory music hall. Join is online from the comfort of your homes!

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

For more information about this program, please contact Kristin Bartlett at kbartlett@alz.to
The Royal Conservatory – Rebanks Fellows Concert (ONLINE)2023-01-27T20:19:27-05:00
29 Mar

Gardening Together Spring Q&A with Emma (ONLINE)

2023-01-27T20:19:25-05:00

Wednesday, March 29 at 10:00 to 11:30 am

Join Emma Rooney, our AST garden expert, to get answers to your spring gardening questions and fresh ideas for garden and nature activities that will engage your senses this spring season.
You don’t have to have access to a garden to get inspired and start growing. This 90-minute fun and interactive session is open to everyone in our community, and especially designed with care partners in mind. Refresh in the garden and add a little gardening to your personal wellbeing routine. We’ll also share tips for supporting those living with memory loss to make the most of their time outside and get their hands in the dirt. Join us at the start of spring to celebrate how caring for plants can bring us together and evoke fond memories. Bring your plants, bring your questions, and let’s get gardening together!

About Emma, AST Gardener In Residence
Emma is a wellness advocate, community programmer, environmentalist, gardener, and foodie. She is the proprietor of Blooming Caravan, a mobile business that brings Creative Companionship—therapeutic gardening, seasonal cooking, and storytelling—to older adults in the comfort of their homes. She also works as a horticultural therapist practitioner in long-term care and as a certified forest therapy guide. Emma enjoys volunteering as a Toronto Master Gardener and with friends at the High Park Nature Centre.

Be sure to check out our 4-week Winter Garden Wellness Cafe series starting on February 8, 2023.
This event will be presented using Zoom 

Gardening Together Spring Q&A with Emma (ONLINE)2023-01-27T20:19:25-05:00
14 Mar

Brain Health

2023-01-27T20:19:22-05:00

Learn risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease and strategies to improve and maintain the health of the brain.

Use your computer, internet connection and phone to participate in a live presentation

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

 

 

 

Brain Health2023-01-27T20:19:22-05:00
13 Mar

Brain Health (IN FARSI) -Online

2023-01-27T20:19:22-05:00
 
 
آگاهی برای داشتن مغزهای سالمتر
This interactive presentation discusses the risk factors of dementia and how healthy lifestyle changes can help improve and maintain the health of the brain.
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand some of the research findings on reducing the risk of developing dementia
  • Recognize how lifestyle plays a role in a person’s risk of developing dementia
  • Commit to take action to reduce the risk of developing dementia
  • Workshop will be presented online using Zoom.
Registration is required to receive the link to participate. 
Workshop is for Farsi speaking individuals, it will be presented using Zoom. 
 
Registration is required to receive the link.
 
Brain Health (IN FARSI) -Online2023-01-27T20:19:22-05:00
13 Mar

The Royal Conservatory – Rebanks Fellows Concert (ONLINE)

2023-01-27T20:19:22-05:00

Monday, March 13th from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Unique in Canada, The Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program is a one-year postgraduate program of The Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School. These talented musicians at the cusp of their professional careers will perform a live concert virtually within the Royal Conservatory music hall. Join is online from the comfort of your homes!

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

For more information about this program, please contact Kristin Bartlett at kbartlett@alz.to
The Royal Conservatory – Rebanks Fellows Concert (ONLINE)2023-01-27T20:19:22-05:00
9 Mar

Overview of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and Frontal-temporal Dementia (FTD)

2023-01-27T20:19:21-05:00

This webinar is an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the signs and symptoms that differentiate these two types of dementia from other forms of dementia. It will explore specific characteristics that are intrinsic to Lewy Body Dementia and Frontal Temporal Dementia.

Workshop for everyone.

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

 

 

Overview of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and Frontal-temporal Dementia (FTD)2023-01-27T20:19:21-05:00
9 Mar

Webinar: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression (for Care Partners)

2023-01-27T20:19:21-05:00

Learn about the 3 D’s – Delirium, Depression and Dementia and how you can support the person you are caring for when they are experiencing any of these conditions. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define delirium, depression and dementia
  • Identify risks factors and causes
  • Understand the importance of accurate identification of the 3 D’sIdentify strategies to address the 3 D’s

For Care Partners related to 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, Delirium, and Depression (for Care Partners)2023-01-27T20:19:21-05:00
7 Mar

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

2023-01-27T20:19:20-05:00

This workshop will review major milestones in Alzheimer’s Disease research and summarize trends in ongoing research happening worldwide. 

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

 


Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research2023-01-27T20:19:20-05:00

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