28 Mar

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group

2020-01-20T14:32:01-05:00

This once a month group will offer family caregivers of person with dementia a chance to learn and practice mindfulness techniques in an open and relaxed environment. The goal is to be focused on the present moment while being gentle, compassionate and non-judgemental. There is no pressure on “getting it right.” Some commitment to practice outside of the group is expected and encouraged.

Learnig objectives:

  • Learn about mindfulness through short readings, brief lectures and interactive discussions
  • Practice and become comfortable with simple mindfulness techniques, while learning to be present in the moment in a non-judgemental way
  • Incorporate mindfulness into everyday life

Registration and pre-screening is required.

For information or to register, please call 416-322-6560 or email Lisa Fitzwilliam lfizwilliam@alz.to

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group2020-01-20T14:32:01-05:00
19 Mar

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2020-01-20T14:32:01-05:00

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

Registration and a short pre-screening is required

 

For information or to register to the support group, please contact Lisa Fitzwilliam at lfitzwilliam@alz.to

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group2020-01-20T14:32:01-05:00
22 Feb

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group

2020-01-20T14:31:59-05:00

This once a month group will offer family caregivers of person with dementia a chance to learn and practice mindfulness techniques in an open and relaxed environment. The goal is to be focused on the present moment while being gentle, compassionate and non-judgemental. There is no pressure on “getting it right.” Some commitment to practice outside of the group is expected and encouraged.

Learnig objectives:

  • Learn about mindfulness through short readings, brief lectures and interactive discussions
  • Practice and become comfortable with simple mindfulness techniques, while learning to be present in the moment in a non-judgemental way
  • Incorporate mindfulness into everyday life

Registration and pre-screening is required.

For information or to register, please call 416-322-6560 or email Lisa Fitzwilliam lfitzwilliam@alz.to

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group2020-01-20T14:31:59-05:00
20 Feb

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2020-01-20T14:31:59-05:00

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

Registration and a short pre-screening is required

 

For information or to register please call Intake at 416-322 – 6560

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group2020-01-20T14:31:59-05:00
25 Jan

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group

2020-01-20T14:31:57-05:00

This once a month group will offer family caregivers of person with dementia a chance to learn and practice mindfulness techniques in an open and relaxed environment. The goal is to be focused on the present moment while being gentle, compassionate and non-judgemental. There is no pressure on “getting it right.” Some commitment to practice outside of the group is expected and encouraged.

Learnig objectives:

  • Learn about mindfulness through short readings, brief lectures and interactive discussions
  • Practice and become comfortable with simple mindfulness techniques, while learning to be present in the moment in a non-judgemental way
  • Incorporate mindfulness into everyday life

Registration and pre-screening is required.

For information or to register, please call 416-322-6560 

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group2020-01-20T14:31:57-05:00
16 Jan

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group

2020-01-20T14:31:56-05:00

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

Registration and a short pre-screening is required

 

For information or to register to the support group, please contact Lisa Fitzwilliam at lfitzwilliam@alz.to

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group2020-01-20T14:31:56-05:00
16 Jan

Living with Ambiguous Loss Support Group (4 sessions)

2020-01-20T14:31:56-05:00

As a family member caring for a person with dementia, you may find that you are experiencing ongoing stress and grief due to the “ambiguous loss” of having your family member physically present, but psychologically absent.

This four-week support group will provide you the opportunity to explore these feelings.

Dates and Time: 

Thursdays, January 16, 23, 30 and February 6 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

To register, fill in form below and a short pre-screening is required. 

For more information, call Intake Coordinator at 416-322-6560

Living with Ambiguous Loss Support Group (4 sessions)2020-01-20T14:31:56-05:00

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