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November 2, 2017
RSVP Minds in Motion (7-week Session)
Providence Healthcare

Minds in Motion is a program that combines light physical excercises,
mental, and social stimulation for individuals living with early to
mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and their care
partners (family mem...
November 2, 2017 10:00 AM
Open Living with Ambiguous Loss Support Group (4 sessions)
Toronto Memory Program

Brief Description:

* This support group is designed for family caregivers of those
diagnosed with dementia. The concept of "Ambiguous Loss"
will be explored with participants. Participants will have
an opportunity to learn a...
November 2, 2017 5:30 PM
November 3, 2017
RSVP Visit the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Ricoh Coliseum, Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place

You’re
invited to join us on an outing to The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
on
November 3*

Since its
inception in November 1922, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has
become the
world&rsq...
November 3, 2017 10:00 AM
November 4, 2017
Ticketed Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 Dement...
November 4, 2017 9:00 AM
November 7, 2017
RSVP Brain Games
Islington Senior's Centre

Brief Description

This workshop
discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease and
dementia. This workshop is intended for both general
public and family members. It is an
interactive workshop that provides the op...
November 7, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Minds in Motion
Islington Senior's Centre

Minds in Motion is a program that combines light physical excercises,
mental, and social stimulation for individuals living with early to
mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and their care
partners (family...
November 7, 2017 10:00 AM
November 8, 2017
RSVP Baking Workshop
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Come bake with us! In this hands-on workshop, you will learn
how to make healthy, sugar-free banana muffins.

A list of ingredients and recipe card which you can take home will be
provided.

Coffee/tea and sampling of the ...
November 8, 2017 2:00 PM
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...
November 8, 2017 5:30 PM
November 9, 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
...
November 9, 2017 9:00 AM
Open Overview of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Wexford Presbyterian Church

Brief Description

This presentation allows participants to learn about Alzheimer's
disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain, the
progression of Alzheimer's disease, strategies to reduce risk factors...
November 9, 2017 1:30 PM
RSVP Preparing for Late and End Stage Dementia
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

How a Palliative Approach Can Help

Palliative Approach can be very useful when caring for
someone living with dementia. Taking the opportunity to prepare and
avoid
making decisions in crisis is an important cornerstone of...
November 9, 2017 5:30 PM
November 10, 2017
Open General Caregiver Support Group (4 sessions) in FARSI
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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.

Support group will ...
November 10, 2017 3:30 PM
November 13, 2017
RSVP Building Caregiver Resilience
Sprint Senior Care

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 i...
November 13, 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...
November 13, 2017 2:30 PM
November 14, 2017
RSVP 7 A's of Dementia
South East Toronto Family Health Team

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 ...
November 14, 2017 4:30 PM
November 15, 2017
RSVP Peer Support Group for Caregivers
Toronto Public Library - Main St. Branch

This support group, led by trained volunteer facilitators, provides
caregivers with the opportunity to discuss the many challenges of
caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias,
with...
November 15, 2017 6:00 PM
November 16, 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
...
November 16, 2017 9:00 AM
RSVP Peer Support Group for Caregivers
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

This support group, led by trained volunteer facilitators, provides
caregivers with the opportunity to discuss the many challenges of
caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias,
with others who ...
November 16, 2017 11:00 AM
Open Young Onset Active Living
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Brief Description:

This is a monthly wellness group for people living with Young Onset
Dementias (under age 65) and their care partners. We do different fun
actvities that include gentle exercises, music, dancing, art and...
November 16, 2017 5:30 PM
November 17, 2017
RSVP TIFF Seniors' Film Fridays - In the Heat of the Night
TIFF Bell Lightbox

In partnership with TIFF, we invite you to a free screening of In
The Heat of the NIght by Norman Jewison.
http://www.filmsite.org/inth.html

Senors’ Film Fridays aims to engage and empower seniors through
film. This invitati...
November 17, 2017 11:00 AM
November 18, 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...
November 18, 2017 10:00 AM
November 21, 2017
RSVP Understanding Behaviour and Communication Strategies
Kipling Acres

Brief Description:

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 cha...
November 21, 2017 10:00 AM
Open Webinar: Navigating the Dementia Care System
ONLINE

Use your computer, internet connection and phone to participate in a
live presentation

Description:

* This workshop will provide caregivers with an overview of
services available for people with dementia and their caregivers.
Services review...
November 21, 2017 12:00 PM
RSVP Unpacking Denial in Dementia
Bathurst-Finch Hub

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 assisting fa...
November 21, 2017 1:00 PM
November 22, 2017
RSVP Young Carers Meetup
Alzheimer Society Toronto

Are you a young adult (between the ages of 16 to 35) whose parent has
Dementia? you are not alone!

Come and meet others who are also on this journey. This group offers a
chance to:

* Share your story
* Discuss how your re...
November 22, 2017 5:30 PM
November 23, 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
...
November 23, 2017 9:00 AM
November 25, 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...
November 25, 2017 10:00 AM
November 27, 2017
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...
November 27, 2017 2:30 PM
November 28, 2017
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 ...
November 28, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Celebrating Special Occasions
Toronto Memory Program

Description

A workshop for family caregivers to help gain tips for planning
holidays and special occasions Participants
will also learn strategies to promote meaningful communication with the
person
with dementia while explorin...
November 28, 2017 1:00 PM
Open Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Brief Description

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 Ob...
November 28, 2017 5:30 PM

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