Events for People with Dementia

11 Jun

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Tour

2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00

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 Remy at rsookhai@alz.to

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Tour2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00
14 May

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Tour

2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00

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 Remy at 416-640-6317 or at  rsookhai@alz.to

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Tour2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00
13 May

Advisory Committee

2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00

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 Committee2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00
6 May

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services

This workshop is for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and/or care partners of people living with MCI. The focus of the session will be on providing an overview of MCI and the differences between normal aging, MCI and dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge of MCI and the differences between normal aging, MCI and dementia
  • Explore how MCI impacts individuals and families
  • Learn how to optimize cognitive health
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community

Registration is required. 

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00
23 Apr

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour

2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00

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 Remy at 416-640-6317 or by email at rsookhai@alz.to

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00
15 Apr

Advisory Committee

2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00

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 Committee2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00
3 Apr

4th Annual Caregiver Day

2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00

You are invited to the 4th annual City of Toronto Caregiver Day!

Join us at Toronto City Hall Council Chambers for a special event celebrating caregivers across the City. 

Hear inspiring stories

Speak to representatives of community health organizations about services and resources available for Toronto caregivers.

Enjoy live music, refreshments, a box lunch and the opportunity to win prizes!

 

This event is free. Spaces are limited so register today!

 

4th Annual Caregiver Day2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00
2 Apr

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Tour

2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00

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 Remy at 416-640-6317  or by email at rsookhai@alz.to

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Tour2020-01-29T11:30:56-05:00
1 Apr

Choir!

2020-01-29T11:30:55-05:00

Come sing with us! In partnership Miya Music Therapy, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto invites you to take part in an 8-week choir program. This program is especially designed and facilitated for people with Down syndrome and other special needs living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease*. Led by a licensed music therapist,  individuals will come together in weekly practices sing familiar tunes and learning different ones, culminating in a fun concert finale.”.

Please note music knowledge and/or experience is not a requirement – only a love for music!

Choir! Is generously funded by the DAC Foundation.

* Care partners are also invited to attend.

Dates and Time:

Wednesdays – April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, and 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

RSVP required, space is limited. Refreshment provided.

 

 

Choir!2020-01-29T11:30:55-05:00
19 Mar

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour

2020-01-29T11:30:54-05:00

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 Remy at 416-640-6317 or by email at rsookhai@alz.to

Art in the Moment: AGO Tour2020-01-29T11:30:54-05:00

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