Free dementia workshops that range from educational, physical or social events and are carefully designed for your needs

18 Nov

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

2019-09-19T12:31:26-04:00

This workshop is for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and caregivers 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)2019-09-19T12:31:26-04:00
13 Nov

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

This workshop is for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and caregivers 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)2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
8 Nov

Living with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

Location: Toronto Memory Program

This workshop is for people living with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) and caregivers of people living with FTD.  The focus of the session will be on providing an overview of FTD and the differences between FTD and other dementias.

Learning Objectives

  • Increase knowledge of FTD and the differences between FTD and other dementias
  • Explore how FTD impacts individuals and families
  • Learn how to optimize cognitive health
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community

Registration and short pre-screening is required.

For more information, please call Erin Hawker-Budlovsky at 416-640-6323

 

Living with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
4 Nov

Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

The TEACH (Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home) Program is a Reitman Centre caregiver program which consists of 4 weekly group sessions that are each 90 minutes long.

Learning objectives:

  • Focus on common caregiving themes including; self-care, healthcare system navigation, relationship changes and future planning
  • Coaches care partners in practical communication and coping skills
  • Provides opportunity to share and learn from other care partners

Dates and Time: (this is a 4 session workshop)

Mondays – November 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Registration and pre-screening is required.

 

Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
4 Nov

Supportive Communication (Cantonese)

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

Increase your knowledge of how Alzheimer’s disease may affect a person with dementia’s ability to communicate and tips on different approaches to take when communicating with a person with dementia.

Presented in Cantonese by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

For information and to register, please call (416) 493-3333

 

Supportive Communication (Cantonese)2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
2 Nov

Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

Location: Toronto Memory Program

The TEACH (Training, Education, and Assistance for Caregiving at Home) Program is a Reitman Centre caregiver program which consists of 4 weekly group sessions that are each 90 minutes long.

Learning objectives:

  • Focus on common caregiving themes including; self-care, healthcare system navigation, relationship changes and future planning
  • Coaches care partners in practical communication and coping skills
  • Provides opportunity to share and learn from other care partners

Dates and Time: (this is a 4 session workshop)

Saturdays, November 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Registration and pre-screening is required.

Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
29 Oct

Brain Health

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

Learn about the risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease and how to improve and maintain the health of the brain.

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register: please contact 416-393-7737 

 

 

Brain Health2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
28 Oct

Art Series

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

Join us for an 6-week art series workshop to learn, experiment, and explore creativity with a variety of art projects and mediums.This workshop, offered in an encouraging and relaxing environment and by a professional art teacher, is for people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Studies have shown that art making promotes relaxation, improves the mood and reduces the stress related to memory loss and caregiving.

The failure-free environment in our art program can help the participants living with dementia and their caregivers to build relationships and gain confidence.

No experience is necessary! Materials and refreshments are provided.

Dates: this is a 6-week program

Mondays – October 28, November 4, 11, 18, 25 and December 2

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

On-site parking available.

Registration is required. For more information, please call Indu at 416-640-3655 or by email at ishah@alz.to

Art Series2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
25 Oct

Finding Your Way

2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00

A workshop on reducing the risk of people with dementia from going missing.

Participants will learn:

  • Why people with dementia go missing
  • What to look for and how to help someone who is lost and confused
  • What to do if a person with dementia goes missing
  • Resources available to prepare for and prevent a missing incident

Registration is required. 

Finding Your Way2019-09-19T12:31:25-04:00
15 Oct

Brain Health

2019-09-19T12:31:24-04:00

Learn about the risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease and how to improve and maintain the health of the brain.

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register: please contact 416-395-5460

 

 

Brain Health2019-09-19T12:31:24-04:00

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