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Events that require registration to attend

19 Nov

AGO Art Talk Museum Tour (IN-PERSON)

2024-05-19T21:19:35-04:00
 

Tuesday, November 19th from 1:30 P.M – 3:00 P.M

This is a one-hour guided tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) with a hands on art making program for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour and art program is facilitated by an experienced AGO Docent and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto Staff and Volunteers.

Please note: 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://ago.ca/visit

Contact Kristin Bartlett at 647-327-6542 or by email at Kbartlett@alz.to if you have any trouble signing up for this program.

 

AGO Art Talk Museum Tour (IN-PERSON)2024-05-19T21:19:35-04:00
18 Nov

U-First!® for Care Partners – Zoom

2024-05-19T21:19:35-04:00

What is U-First!®  for Care Partners?

U-First!® for Care Partners is a new education program for family and friends who are providing direct support to someone experiencing behaviour changes as a result of dementia or other cognitive impairment.

This 6 hour education program will help you to:

  • Enhance well-being of care partners and of the person they are supporting who is experiencing behaviour changes
  • Reduce responsive behaviours by using the U-First!® framework
  • Improve collaboration among all team members through a common knowledge, language and approach to care. 
Mandatory Session Dates:
Monday, November 18th from 5:00pm-7:00pm
Monday, November 25th from 5:00pm-7:00pm
Monday, December 2nd from 5:00pm-7:00pm

Optional Session Date:
Monday, December 9th from 5:00pm-7:00pm

Who should attend?

U-First!® for Care Partners is for family and friends of people experiencing behaviour changes as a result of dementia or other cognitive impairment who provide direct support for that person in an unpaid role. 

What’s involved in the program?

  • Interactive learning approach that has participants reflect on their experiences, engage with new content, practice using a variety of methods including case studies and plan for how they will implement what they have learned.
  • Learners receive a Participant Workbook and a U-First!® Wheel to use during the program and keep as useful resources for applying their learning.
  • Learners will also be invited to take part in an evaluation to better understand the effectiveness and outcomes of the program.  In addition, a sample of participants will be invited to take part in an interview with the Evaluator. All learners will be invited to participate in evaluation activities but will not be excluded from the program if they choose not to participate in the evaluation.

What’s the cost for the program?

There is no cost for participants of U-First!® for Care Partners. 

Please note that there will be additional screening of all interested participants to ensure there is a fit between the program and participant.

Registration closes October 20th, 2024.

 

U-First!® for Care Partners – Zoom2024-05-19T21:19:35-04:00
13 Nov

Mid-Town Social (IN-PERSON)

2024-05-19T21:19:35-04:00
Wednesday, November 13th, 2024 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto Head Office located at 20 Eglinton Ave W, 16th Floor.
Mid-Town Social focuses on social wellness for people with Dementia and their care partners. In this series, we create purposeful connections among people who are on similar journeys while engaging in a variety of engaging activities including art making, games, creative movement, cooking, meaningful conversations and more. The program is flexible and will be catered to the interests and needs of the group participants. Let’s come together, break bread, have a laugh and be creative together.
Mid-Town Social (IN-PERSON)2024-05-19T21:19:35-04:00
6 Nov

The Power of Music with Steve – Virtual Music Program

2024-05-19T21:19:34-04:00
 
The Power of Music with Steve – Virtual Music Program (6-Week Series)
Weekly on Wednesdays from November 6th – December 11th from 2:00 P.M – 3:00 P.M

November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, December 4th & 11th 2024.
Join The Power of Music with Steve – our Weekly Virtual Music Program! This program explores different musical genres though live musical performances, and engaging conversations such as music on Broadway, music and meditation, great composers, jazz, musical improvisation, and music and memories! It is an hour of pure joy and fun!
Steve Koven is a composer, performer, producer, educator, and film maker. His band the Steve Koven Trio has toured the world for more then two decades, and they have been coined the ‘Canadian Cultural Ambassadors’. As an educator, Steve has been teaching in the Faculty of Music at Toronto’s York University, teaching Contemporary Improvisation and Jazz Piano Studies. As well he teaches in the Music Department at Centennial College.
This series is appropriate for learners at all levels and provides opportunities for each participant to engage at their own pace and in their own style.
For more information about this program, please contact Kristin Bartlett at kbartlett@alz.to or by phone at 416-389-6099
The Power of Music with Steve – Virtual Music Program2024-05-19T21:19:34-04:00
24 Oct

Meaningful Activities (for Care Partners) – In collaboration with NYGH

2024-05-19T21:19:33-04:00
 
This workshop will help care partners of a person with dementia in mid-to-late stages to develop and participate in meaningful activities. The goal is to provide practical ideas on how participants can spend quality time together by identifying and drawing upon the person’s remaining strengths.
 
Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of meaningful activities for people with dementia or their family members
  • Demonstrate importance of sensory stimulation for people with dementia or their family members
  • Employ additional strategies and resources for creating meaningful activities for people with dementia or their family members
 
This workshop will be held on Zoom.
Registration is required to participate.


Meaningful Activities (for Care Partners) – In collaboration with NYGH2024-05-19T21:19:33-04:00
9 Oct

Mid-Town Social (IN-PERSON)

2024-05-19T21:19:32-04:00
Wednesday, October 9th, 2024 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto Head Office located at 20 Eglinton Ave W, 16th Floor.
Mid-Town Social focuses on social wellness for people with Dementia and their care partners. In this series, we create purposeful connections among people who are on similar journeys while engaging in a variety of engaging activities including art making, games, creative movement, cooking, meaningful conversations and more. The program is flexible and will be catered to the interests and needs of the group participants. Let’s come together, break bread, have a laugh and be creative together.
Mid-Town Social (IN-PERSON)2024-05-19T21:19:32-04:00
8 Oct

Self-Care Series (for Health Care Professionals) – Zoom [BSO]

2024-05-19T21:19:32-04:00
 

This 4-session series explores the different issues Frontline Health Care Providers may experience when providing care to People Living with Dementia. In this series of workshops, participants will receive information on a variety of self care topics in addition to learning tips and strategies on how to work better as a team with the aim of enhancing client care.

These workshops will be online using Zoom.

Self-Care
Tuesday, June 11th, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
This session will discuss the concept of Self Care and the important role it plays in managing the day-to-day stress associated with a Health Care Professional’s occupation.
Putting You First
Tuesday, July 9th, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
This workshop will focus on enhancing your self awareness of your current well-being. It will also support your reflection for opportunities to create a better balance in your life.
Navigating Difficult Conversations
Tuesday, September 10th, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
This presentation will address why some reactive behaviors may happen. We will discuss how hurtful or negative comments can affect us. We will review helpful strategies in building resilience for ourselves and ways to navigate these difficult conversations; increasing our sense of well-being.
Grief and Loss
Tuesday, October 8th, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
This session will cover the significant bonds that can be formed between a resident and Health Care Professional. It will also highlight the emotional impact that the death of a resident/patient can have on these individuals as a result of their connection.
Please note, each session is a separate link. Please refer to our event calendar to sign up for the sessions of interest.
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.
Self-Care Series (for Health Care Professionals) – Zoom [BSO]2024-05-19T21:19:32-04:00
19 Sep

East End Friends -Sept (2658 Eglinton Ave E)

2024-05-19T21:19:31-04:00

Thursday Sept 19 from 1:00 – 3:00
Held at our satellite location, Alzheimer Society Toronto – The Mid-Scarborough Hub (2658 Eglinton Avenue East).
Join us for an in-person Social/Recreation program.

Join our monthly social at our Mid-Scarborough Hub! This program is an opportunity to meet like minded people, to engage in meaningful conversations, tap into our creativity and get active. This two hour social is a great way to find your community and partake in gentle movement to great playlists. East End Friends is intended for people living with dementia and their care partners, and it is offered through a culturally inclusive, accessible and dementia-friendly lens. Light refreshments will be served.

East End Friends -Sept (2658 Eglinton Ave E)2024-05-19T21:19:31-04:00
17 Sep

AGO Art Talk Museum Tour (IN-PERSON)

2024-05-19T21:19:31-04:00
 

Tuesday, September 17th from 1:30 P.M – 3:00 P.M

This is a one-hour guided tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) with a hands on art making program for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour and art program is facilitated by an experienced AGO Docent and is assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto Staff and Volunteers.

Please note: 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://ago.ca/visit

Contact Kristin Bartlett at 647-327-6542 or by email at Kbartlett@alz.to if you have any trouble signing up for this program.

 

AGO Art Talk Museum Tour (IN-PERSON)2024-05-19T21:19:31-04:00
11 Sep

Mid-Town Social (IN-PERSON)

2024-05-19T21:19:30-04:00
Wednesday, Septmber 11th, 2024 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto Head Office located at 20 Eglinton Ave W, 16th Floor.
Mid-Town Social focuses on social wellness for people with Dementia and their care partners. In this series, we create purposeful connections among people who are on similar journeys while engaging in a variety of engaging activities including art making, games, creative movement, cooking, meaningful conversations and more. The program is flexible and will be catered to the interests and needs of the group participants. Let’s come together, break bread, have a laugh and be creative together.
Mid-Town Social (IN-PERSON)2024-05-19T21:19:30-04:00

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