Events for People with Dementia

19 Mar

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour

2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00

This is a one-hour guided tour of the AGO for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour is facilitated by an experienced AGO Docent and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s volunteers.

Please note: Refreshments are not included in this tour. Your ticket will be valid for the rest of the day so please feel free to explore the museum after the guided tour.

This tour is part of the Baycrest ArtOnTheBrain experience. Following the tour, guests will be given limited access to a fun, online activity (app) that is designed to enhance museum visits. Additional details will be provided during the tour. 

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

Registration is required.

For more information, please call Indu at 416-646-3655 or by email at ishah@alz.to

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00
12 Mar

ROM Tour

2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00

This is a one-hour guided tour of the ROM for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour is facilitated by two of the museum’s experienced Docents and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s volunteers.

Please note: Refreshments are not included in this tour. 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://www.rom.on.ca/en/visit-us/location-parking

RSVP required, space is limited.

For information, please contact Indu Shah at 416-646-3655 or ishah@alz.to

ROM Tour2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00
11 Mar

Advisory Committee

2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00

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.  The group meets on a monthly basis with a new topic presented and discussed each month. You will get the opportunity to provide your feedback and thoughts as well as connect with other individuals experiencing similar life journeys.

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

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

 

Advisory Committee2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00
24 Feb

Art Series

2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00

Join us for an 6-week art series workshop to learn, experiment, and explore creativity with a variety of art projects and mediums. This workshop, offered in an encouraging and relaxing environment and by a professional art teacher, is for people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Studies have shown that art making promotes relaxation, improves the mood and reduces the stress related to memory loss and caregiving.

The failure-free environment in our art program can help the participants living with dementia and their caregivers to build relationships and gain confidence.

No experience is necessary! Materials and refreshments are provided.

Dates and Time:

Mondays – February 24 and March 2, 9, 12, 23 and 30 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Please note: the entrance is behind the building. Free parking at the parking lot behind the building

Registration is required, space is limited. 

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24 Feb

First Steps (4 Sessions)

2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00

Location: Toronto Memory Program

This 4 session workshop is for people in the early stage of dementia and their care partners. It explores issues such as:

  • Assessing and managing day-to-day risks (such as driving, getting lost and money management)
  • Advance Care Planning (preparing for a time when you are not able to make decisions about your care)
  • Brain Health and a detailed look at changes to the brain
  • Identifying and managing stress

Dates and Time:

Mondays, February 24, March 2, 9 and 16 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Parking available on-site

Registration and short pre-screening is required. 

First Steps (4 Sessions)2019-12-15T02:21:08-05:00
20 Feb

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour

2019-12-15T02:21:07-05:00

This is a one-hour guided tour of the AGO for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour is facilitated by an experienced AGO Docent and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s volunteers.

Please note: Refreshments are not included in this tour. Your ticket will be valid for the rest of the day so please feel free to explore the museum after the guided tour.

This tour is part of the Baycrest ArtOnTheBrain experience. Following the tour, guests will be given limited access to a fun, online activity (app) that is designed to enhance museum visits. Additional details will be provided during the tour. 

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

Registration is required.

For more information, please call Indu at 416-646-3655 or by email at ishah@alz.to

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour2019-12-15T02:21:07-05:00
13 Feb

ROM Tour

2019-12-15T02:21:07-05:00

This is a one-hour guided tour of the ROM for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour is facilitated by two of the museum’s experienced Docents and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s volunteers.

Please note: Refreshments are not included in this tour. 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://www.rom.on.ca/en/visit-us/location-parking

RSVP required, space is limited.

For information, please contact Indu Shah at 416-646-3655 or ishah@alz.to

ROM Tour2019-12-15T02:21:07-05:00
5 Feb

Advisory Committee

2019-12-15T02:21:06-05:00

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 Committee2019-12-15T02:21:06-05:00
30 Jan

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour

2019-12-15T02:21:06-05:00

This is a one-hour guided tour of the AGO for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour is facilitated by an experienced AGO Docent and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s volunteers.

Please note: Refreshments are not included in this tour. Your ticket will be valid for the rest of the day so please feel free to explore the museum after the guided tour.

This tour is part of the Baycrest ArtOnTheBrain experience. Following the tour, guests will be given limited access to a fun, online activity (app) that is designed to enhance museum visits. Additional details will be provided during the tour. 

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

Registration is required.

For more information, please call Indu at 416-646-3655 or by email at ishah@alz.to

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour2019-12-15T02:21:06-05:00
22 Jan

Dementia 101

2019-12-15T02:21:05-05:00

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

Register online or call TPL Eatonville Branch at 416-394-5270

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