Events that cannot be registered for online (only via telephone / email) OR events that do not require registration to attend

10 Sep

Adult Child Support Group

2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00

We currently have a wait list for this support group, Click here if you wish to be informed when a spot becomes available.

This support group will provide an opportunity for care partners of a parent with dementia to come together to support each other through the 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 community

     

Adult Child Support Group2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00
26 Aug

Brain Health

2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00

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

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register, please call TPL Parliament Branch at 416-393-7663

 

 

Brain Health2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00
20 Aug

Adult Child Support Group

2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00

We currently have a wait list for this support group, Click here if you wish to be informed when a spot becomes available.

This support group will provide an opportunity for care partners of a parent with dementia to come together to support each other through the 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 community

     

Adult Child Support Group2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00
29 Jul

Dementia 102 – Communication

2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00

This presentation discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate and support the individual using a person-centred approach.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain how communication changes in a person with dementia
  • Describe strategies that can support communication with a person with dementia
  • Recognize the benefits of validating a person’s feeling when trying to communicate

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register, please call TPL Parliament Branch at 416-393-7663

Dementia 102 – Communication2020-04-01T12:31:47-04:00
9 Jul

Adult Child Support Group

2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00

We currently have a wait list for this support group, Click here if you wish to be informed when a spot becomes available.

This support group will provide an opportunity for care partners of a parent with dementia to come together to support each other through the 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 community

     

Adult Child Support Group2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00
7 Jul

Webinar: Supporting Communication

2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00

This webinar will focus on providing participants with the knowledge of how communication can change over the couse of the disease and ways to supportively communicate with a person living with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase your understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Recognize the impact has on communication
  • Develop strategies to improve communication

 

Use your computer and internet connection 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

 

 

Webinar: Supporting Communication2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00
29 Jun

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions

2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00

Explore the unique challenges of celebrating holidays and special occasions. Gain practical planning tips, including strategies to promote meaningful communication with person with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase awareness of dementia-related changes that may lead to feelings of loss for family and friends during holidays and special occasions
  • Plan special occasions that respect the changing abilities of the person with dementia
  • Develop strategies for meaningful communication with the person with dementia

For family caregivers.

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

To REGISTER: Go to our NEW online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00
29 Jun

Spousal Support Group

2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00

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 Group2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00
29 Jun

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services – Eglinton Site

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

 

 

 

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00
29 Jun

Active Minds Social Club

2020-04-01T12:31:45-04:00

The Active Minds Social Club caters to individuals under the age of 65 who have been diagnosed with dementia. The program offers an inclusive, age-appropriate space for recreational, cognitive and social stimulation, while offering respite opportunity for caregivers. 

The Social Club is offered at no cost and includes breakfast, lunch and regular outings.

Every Monday and Friday

Morning: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Afternoon: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Program hours are flexible and can accommodate half days or full days if needed. 

 

For more information and to register, contact Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communites  at

416-847-4134 or by email at cssintake@schcontario.ca

Active Minds Social Club2020-04-01T12:31:45-04:00

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