This monthly, drop-in support group provides an opportunity for spouses caring for a person living with dementia to come together and support each other through the caregiving experience. The goals of this group are to share personal feelings, increase healthy coping strategies, decrease isolation, and improve awareness of resources and supports in the community.
Topics for discussion will be tailored to group needs, but may include:
• Managing stress
• Ambiguous loss
• Family dynamics
• Understanding responsive behaviors
• Long-term care
Dates and time: 3rd Tuesday of every month, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
Location: Scotiabank Learning Centre (Room B-156) at Providence Healthcare
Address: 3276 St Clair Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1L 1W1.
Parking: Available on-site for 2.75/each ½ hour or 10.00 daily maximum.
Registration: NOT REQUIRED – Drop-in Format
Covid Procedures: A mask is required at all times during the support group. Food and drink are not allowed in the support group space. Individuals who do not comply with Covid procedures may be asked to leave the group by the facilitator.