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October 2, 2017
RSVP Dementia 101
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Description:

* This workshop will provide family caregivers with an
overview of Alzheimer's disease focusing on the importance of
early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease.

Objectives:

* Gain a gr...
October 2, 2017 1:00 PM
October 3, 2017
RSVP Education Night for Personal Support Workers
The Peoples Church

Join us for a Dinner Presentation with Presenting Sponsor
Integracare

Little is discussed about the benefits of
spiritual care for caregivers and people living with dementia; please
join us
on October 3rd to hear from our speakers...
October 3, 2017 5:00 PM
Open Alzheimer's Disease and Supportive Communication
Toronto Public Library - Northern District Branch

Changes in communication occur in people with dementia. Through a free
workshop presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, learn to
recognize these different ways of communication and understand ho...
October 3, 2017 6:00 PM
October 4, 2017
RSVP The Dilemma of End-of-Life Decision Making in Dementia
Dotsa Bitove Wellness Academy

Join us for an AST Speaker Series event with Dr. Ron Keren.

Most people with dementia will succumb to other medical
problems such as heart disease, stroke and cancer. About 15% of people
with
dementia will die following ...
October 4, 2017 6:00 PM
October 6, 2017
Open Male Carer Spousal Support Group
Providence Healthcare

This 4-week support group series will provide an opportunity for male
spousal carers to come together for support in their care giving role.
Group members will decide on the focus and direction of the group, and
both practical an...
October 6, 2017 9:30 AM
October 10, 2017
RSVP Navigating the Dementia Care System
South East Toronto Family Health Team

This workshop will provide caregivers with an overview of services
available for people with dementia and their caregivers. Services
reviewed include dental care, housing, some OHIP covered services,
respite servi...
October 10, 2017 4:30 PM
October 11, 2017
RSVP Long-distance Caregiving
Reconnect Community Health Services

Brief Description:

* This workshop will provide strategies for family caregivers who
are providing care and support from a distance.

Topics:

* Explore the unique challenges and issues that can arise when
carin...
October 11, 2017 5:30 PM
October 13, 2017
RSVP Understanding Challenges and Communication Strategies
Dotsa Bitove Wellness Academy

This workshop is for family
caregivers providing care for a person in the middle stages of
dementia. The primary focus of the workshop is to provide
caregivers with
the necessary tools and education to respond to changes...
October 13, 2017 5:30 PM
October 14, 2017
Ticketed Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)
Toronto Memory Program

PRE-REQUISITE: Must be a personal support worker or front-line
health-care provider.

Description:
Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by
completing the Alzheimer Society of Toronto's specialized Dementia Car...
October 14, 2017 9:30 AM
Open Saturdays @ SPRINT Senior Care
SPRINT Senior Care Active Living Centre

SPRINT Senior Care brings to you a unique wellness program for people
living with Young Onset Dementia (under
65) that focuses on physical and mental well-being of the participants.

Benefits of attending a wel...
October 14, 2017 9:30 AM
October 15, 2017
RSVP Walk for Memories Kick-Off Event!
Ontario Science Centre

Join us on October 15th for the first annual Walk for Memories kick-off
event at the Ontario Science Centre! It is an opportunity to express
how vital you are to positively impacting our mission! Oh, did we
mention after the pre...
October 15, 2017 8:30 AM
October 16, 2017
Open CARERS Program
Providence Healthcare

A 10- week program for family caregivers of people with early and
mid-stage demenita. An Accredited program of the Sinai Health System
Reitman Centre CARERS Program, this is a fully integrated,
comprehensive dementia care program...
October 16, 2017 9:30 AM
October 17, 2017
Open Art in the Moment: AGO Tour
Art Gallery of Ontario

Part of the Active Living Program sponsored by Manulife



Brief Description:

* A guided, interactive tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario for
people in the early stages of dementia and their family
caregivers.

Light refresh...
October 17, 2017 1:00 PM
RSVP Choir!
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Do you like to sing?

Join us for a 10-week choir program – enjoy the
benefits of music and have fun!

This music program, facilitated by a professional musician and
educator, is
designed to engage and educate its pa...
October 17, 2017 5:00 PM
October 18, 2017
RSVP Brain Health
West Toronto Support Services

Come and learn about the risk factors of Alzheimer's disease and other
dementias, and how to improve and maintain the health of the brain.

COST: This workshop is FREE

October 18, 2017 5:30 PM
October 19, 2017
RSVP Dementia and Palliative Care Training (1 Full Day)
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

PRE-REQUISITE: This workshop is for PSWs or Front-line Health Care
Providers.

Brief Description:

* This workshop is facilitated by Hospice Palliative Care Ontario
and the Alzheimer Society of Toronto staff. Front-line
...
October 19, 2017 9:00 AM
RSVP General Caregiver Support Group (4sessions)
Islington Senior's Centre

Brief Description:

The content of the support group is driven by the participants.
Participants are encouraged to speak about issues of importance to them
and to suggest topics for future discussion.

Learning Objectives:

*...
October 19, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Unpacking Denial in Dementia
Toronto Memory Program

This workshop is
for caregivers of individuals living with dementia. The focus of
the session will be on exploring
the concept of denial, how it impacts persons with dementia and their
care
partners, and strategies for assistin...
October 19, 2017 1:00 PM
October 20, 2017
RSVP First Steps
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Sharing Experiences about the Dementia Journey

Brief Description:

* A four week-session workshop for people in the early stages of
dementia and their family caregivers

October 20, 2017 10:30 AM
October 21, 2017
RSVP Care Essentials
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

This full-day training for family caregivers will help you explore how
communication and behaviour may change in the middle stages of
dementia.

Topics include:

* The progression of dementia
* Understanding behaviour an...
October 21, 2017 10:00 AM
October 23, 2017
RSVP Creating Dementia-Friendly Communities Forum
St. Paul's Bloor Street

Join local businesses and
organizations, persons living with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or
dementia,
families, and friends, at this fifth annual day of action and
collaboration to
learn, build connections, and discuss how ...
October 23, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Home Safety
SPRINT Senior Care Active Living Centre

General tips to make your home dementia-friendly.

Brief Description

This workshop is mainly for family caregivers of those living with
dementia. It will focus on helping caregivers identify the risks unique
t...
October 23, 2017 1:00 PM
Open Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Tour
Royal Ontario Museum

Part of the Active Living Program sponsored by Manulife

A guided interactive tour of the Royal Ontario Museum for people in the
early stages of dementia and their family caregivers.

Light refreshments are served following the to...
October 23, 2017 2:30 PM
October 24, 2017
RSVP 7 A's of Dementia
Bathurst-Finch Community Hub

An overview of the symtoms of dementia

This workshop will provide caregivers with an understanding of how
dementia affects the brain by exploring the 7 A's of dementia. Each A
represents a change to a particular part of t...
October 24, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Dementia 101
Reconnect Community Health Services

Description:

* This workshop will provide family caregivers with an
overview of Alzheimer's disease focusing on the importance of
early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease.

Topics:

* Gain ...
October 24, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Building Resilience
Kipling Acres

Strengthen Your "Change" Muscles!

This workshop will help caregivers tap into existing sources of
resilience and learn new resilience-building strategies.

Learning Objectives:

* Describe the concept of resilience and why it is import...
October 24, 2017 1:00 PM
RSVP Navigating Dementia Care
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

This workshop will provide caregivers with an overview of services
available for people with dementia and their caregivers. Services
reviewed include dental care, housing, some OHIP covered services,
respite services, fina...
October 24, 2017 5:30 PM
October 26, 2017
RSVP Dementia and Palliative Care Training (1 Full Day)
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

PRE-REQUISITE: This workshop is for PSWs or Front-line Health Care
Providers.

Brief Description:

* This workshop is facilitated by Hospice Palliative Care Ontario
and the Alzheimer Society of Toronto staff. Front-line
...
October 26, 2017 9:00 AM
Open Supporting Someone with Alzheimer and Dementia
Toronto Public Library - Bayview Branch

An Overview and Supportive Communication

This
workshop presented by the Alzheimer Society gives participants an
overview of
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and looks at ways to
improve
communicati...
October 26, 2017 1:00 PM
RSVP Creativity in Caregiving
West Neighbourhood House

Brief Description:

* This interactive workshop will teach care partners how to
incorporate drama, art, and imagination into their relationships
with family members with memory loss.

Objectives:
October 26, 2017 1:30 PM
October 27, 2017
Open Living Well with HIV and Memory Changes
Casey House

Are you experiencing struggles with memory (i.e. remembering
appointments),
difficulty finding words, or experiencing challenges with performing
familiar
tasks?

Casey House and the Alzheimer Society of Toronto
are offering a four-week gro...
October 27, 2017 2:00 PM
October 28, 2017
RSVP Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Brief Description:

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 environtment. The goal is to be focused on the p...
October 28, 2017 10:00 AM
October 30, 2017
RSVP Pet Therapy Session
Reconnect Community Health Services

Pet therapy is a proven way to relieve depression,
calm anxieties, and offer emotional, cognitive and social stimulation
for
people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Join us for this special interactive se...
October 30, 2017 12:30 PM

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