10 Sep

Adult Child Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:11-04:00

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 Group2020-03-28T12:31:11-04:00
20 Aug

Adult Child Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:11-04:00

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 Group2020-03-28T12:31:11-04:00
9 Jul

Adult Child Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:10-04:00

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 Group2020-03-28T12:31:10-04:00
29 Jun

Spousal Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:10-04:00

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 Group2020-03-28T12:31:10-04:00
29 Jun

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:10-04:00

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 Group2020-03-28T12:31:10-04:00
18 Jun

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:09-04:00

We have limited space available to this free support group, pre-screening is required before you could attend.

If you wish to participate, click here

This support group provides an opportunity for family caregivers of individuals with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) 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
  • Learn about how others are adjusting to their own changing relationships
  • 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 Society of Toronto and in community

 

  

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group2020-03-28T12:31:09-04:00
18 Jun

Living with Ambiguous Loss Support Group (4 sessions)

2020-03-28T12:31:09-04:00

The concept of “Ambiguous Loss” will be explored with participants. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about Pauline Boss’ theory and obtain strategies to implement in their own lives. By using Pauline Boss’ theory, participants should obtain a better understanding of their own experience of grief related to caring for their family member and friend. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the concept of “Ambiguous Loss”
  • Develop coping strategies to implement in their own lives
  • Obtain a better understanding of their own experience of grief related to caring for their own family member

Dates and Time: Thursdays – June 18, 25, July 2 and 9 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Registration and a short pre-screeing is required before you could attend.  For more information, call Intake Coordinator at 416-322-6560    

Living with Ambiguous Loss Support Group (4 sessions)2020-03-28T12:31:09-04:00
18 Jun

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:09-04:00

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 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 Group2020-03-28T12:31:09-04:00
16 Jun

Young Carers Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:08-04:00

We have limited space available to this free support group, pre-screening is required before you could attend.

If you wish to participate, click here

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: using ZOOM

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

 

Young Carers Support Group2020-03-28T12:31:08-04:00
16 Jun

Early Stage Dementia Support Group

2020-03-28T12:31:08-04:00

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 aims to improve the quality of life of individuals with early stage dementia by providing them with a safe avenue to discuss the emotional impact of being diagnosed and to learn and share coping strategies. Care partners are invited to attend an informal coffee hour in a separate room during the support group.

Learnng Objectives:

  • Provides an opportunity for social interaction with other people with dementia in early stages
  • Provided a time to lower stress and anxiety by speaking to other people with dementia about challenges and coping strategies

 

Early Stage Dementia Support Group2020-03-28T12:31:08-04:00

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