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

5 Feb

Advisory Committee

2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00

Are you living  with dementia? Have you used our programs and services in the past? Do you want to help develop a guiding vision that will inform the work we do at AST? 

If so, you are invited to join the Alzheimer Society Toronto (AST) Advisory Committee. You will get the opportunity to provide your feedback and thoughts as well as connect with other individuals experiencing similar life journeys.

The group meets on a monthly basis with a new topic presented and discussed each month.

If you would like to join us, please contact Romina Oliverio at

416-640-6330 or by email  roliverio@alz.to

 

Advisory Committee2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00
22 Jan

Webinar: Enhancing Family Dynamics

2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00

Building on Family Dynamics in Coping with Dementia

Explore the major challenges and concerns that can arise for families caring for a person with dementia.

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: Enhancing Family Dynamics2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00
17 Jan

Active Minds Social Club

2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00

In partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto invites you to sign up for a pilot program for people living with young onset dementia (diagnosed before age 65). Come join us for meaningful social and recreational opportunities including creative arts, physical exercise, outings and more.

Every Friday

Morning: 9am to 1pm

Afternoon: 11am to 4pm

(Schedule is flexible and can accommodate full days if needed)

COST: $25 for the full day (includes breakfast and lunch)

For more information, contact Josephine McEachern at

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

Active Minds Social Club2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00
10 Jan

Webinar: Long Distance Caregiving

2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00

For family caregivers caring from a distance.

Explore some of the unique challenges and issues that can arise when caring from a distance, as well as identify the different ways caregivers can provide support and be involved in the person’s life.

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: Long Distance Caregiving2019-11-19T02:21:06-05:00
17 Dec

Young Carers Support Group

2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00

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 either in person or online:

In person meet at Yonge and Eglinton office

Online on Tuesday, December 17 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Use your computer, internet connection and phone to participate in a live support group using ZOOM for online sessions. 

This support group is FREE, registration and a short pre-screening is required. 

For information or to register, call Susan Price at 416-432-5682 or by email: sprice@alz.to

Young Carers Support Group2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00
13 Dec

Active Minds Social Club

2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00

In partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto invites you to sign up for a pilot program for people living with young onset dementia (diagnosed before age 65). Come join us for meaningful social and recreational opportunities including creative arts, physical exercise, outings and more.

Every Friday

Morning: 9am to 1pm

Afternoon: 11am to 4pm

(Schedule is flexible and can accommodate full days if needed)

COST: $25 for the full day (includes breakfast and lunch)

For more information, contact Josephine McEachern at

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

Active Minds Social Club2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00
11 Dec

Tamil Monthly Peer Support Group

2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00

In partnership with Alzheimer Society of Toronto (AST), Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC) is offering a unique peer-led support group for Tamil-speaking family members and friends caring for those with memory loss. In this monthly support group, staff and trained volunteer facilitators will provide the opportunity to discuss the many challenges of caring for someone with memory loss, with others who understand.

Our goal is to:

  • Provide a safe and open environment for participants to share stories and learn techniques for improving quality of life.
  • Enhance caregiver’s knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, including available supports and coping strategies.

Group meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month:

Dates: December 11, January 15, February 12 and March 11

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

A light lunch will be provided.

For more information and registration, contact:

Tamil Seniors Program Coordinator at 416-847-4129 or djayapathy@schcontario.ca

Tamil Monthly Peer Support Group2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00
10 Dec

Webinar: Driving and Dementia

2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00

Recognize how dementia impacts driving abilities and exploring support strategies.

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: Assess your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

Webinar: Driving and Dementia2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00
9 Dec

Brain Health (Mandarin)

2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00

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

Presented in Mandarin by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

 

Brain Health (Mandarin)2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00
5 Dec

Dementia 101 (Mandarin)

2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00

This workshop will provide family caregivers with an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease. 

Topics:

  • Gain a greater understanding of the process of diagnosis and medications available
  • Develop a better, over-all understanding of dementia
  • Increase your knowledge of the stages and progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Better the caregiver’s insight into the person with dementia (PWD)
  • Learn about community services and supports

Presented in Mandarin by Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

Please call 416-393-7746 to register.

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