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May 1, 2017
RSVP Living Well with Dementia
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Brief Description:

* This workshop is for persons in the early stages of dementia and
their family members.

Objectives:

* Gain an understanding of the progression of dementia
* Develop greater insight into the experi...
May 1, 2017 10:30 AM
May 2, 2017
RSVP Meaningful Activities
Woodgreen Community Services

Brief Description:

* This workshop will help caregivers to develop and participate in
meaningful activities with their family member or friend with
dementia. The goal is to provide practical ideas on how to spend
quality...
May 2, 2017 4:30 PM
May 3, 2017
Open Online Dementia Care Training Program (ODCTP)
Online

For PSWs and other Health Care Professionals

When: Wednesdays, May 3rd to June 13th, 2017

Program runs for 6 weeks.

Cost: $60

Please visit www.alzeducate.ca for more information and requirements
and to register online.
http://www.alzeducate...
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM
RSVP Therapeutic Touch in Dementia Care
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Rest, Relax and Restore with Therapeutic Touch.

Learn the benefits of Therapeutic Touch for people with Alzheimer's and
other dementias, their families and caregivers. Participants will have
the opportunity to experience ...
May 3, 2017 5:30 PM
RSVP Pharmacological Approaches to Behaviour Changes
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Behavioural
and psychological symptoms of dementia can be very difficult to manage
for people
living with dementia and their caregivers/families. This AST Speaker
Series
seminar will provide an opportunity to discuss evide...
May 3, 2017 6:00 PM
May 4, 2017
Open Webinar: Enhancing Family Dynamics
ONLINE

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

Description:

* Learn risk factors of Alzheimer's disease and startegies to
improve and maintain the health of the brain.



To REGISTER: Go to our NEW o...
May 4, 2017 2:00 PM
Open Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group (4 sessions)
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.

Learning Objectives:...
May 4, 2017 5:30 PM
May 5, 2017
RSVP Dementia 101
Providence Healthcare

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 a greater under...
May 5, 2017 10:00 AM
May 6, 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...
May 6, 2017 9:00 AM
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...
May 6, 2017 10:00 AM
May 8, 2017
RSVP Ambiguous Loss
Sprint Senior Care

Description:

* Explore the concept of ambiguous loss, develop coping strategies
and gain understanding of feelings of grief when caring for a
person with dementia.
* For family caregivers

COST: This workshop is FREE

May 8, 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...
May 8, 2017 2:30 PM
May 9, 2017
Open Caregiver Support Group
Jane Street Hub

Alzheimer Society
of Toronto in partnership with the Jane street Hub are excited to offer
an
ongoing monthly support group for family members caring for people
with
dementia.

Family caregivers
will have a safe and confidential opportu...
May 9, 2017 1:00 PM
May 11, 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
...
May 11, 2017 9:00 AM
RSVP Finding Joy & Humour in Caregiving
St. Clair West Services for Seniors

Brief Description:

* This interactive workshop facilitated by the Alzheimer Society of
Toronto is for caregivers of people who have dementia.

Topics:

* Creating opportunities for joy and looking at the lighter...
May 11, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Understanding Behaviours
West Neighbourhood House

Learn how to better communicate with someone with dementia.

Brief Description:

This workshop is for family caregivers of individuals in the middle
stages of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Objectives:
May 11, 2017 1:30 PM
May 12, 2017
RSVP Minds in Motion (8-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...
May 12, 2017 10:00 AM
May 16, 2017
RSVP Dementia and Communication
South East Toronto Family Health Team

Learn how dementia affects
communication and strategies to improve communication with the person
with
dementia.

Learning Objectives:

* Understand our need to connect through communication
* Recognize how demen...
May 16, 2017 4:30 PM
Open Webinar: Caregiver Stress
ONLINE

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

Description:

* Explore types of caregiver and coping strategies, increase
awareness of the importance of self care and learn about
supportive services.
* ...
May 16, 2017 6:30 PM
May 17, 2017
RSVP First Caregiver Education Forum
Scarborough and Rouge Hospital - Birchmount Campus

Please join us for an engaging and informative afternoon filled
with talks by experts in the field of dementia, and information booths
by
community partners. This event is for family caregivers of a p...
May 17, 2017 12:00 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...
May 17, 2017 5:30 PM
May 18, 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
...
May 18, 2017 9:00 AM
May 24, 2017
RSVP Caregiver Stress
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Brief Description:

* This workshop is to help caregivers identify their sources of
stress and develop coping strategies

Objectives:

* Explore the different types of stress caregivers may experience
and develop coping...
May 24, 2017 1:00 PM
May 25, 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
...
May 25, 2017 9:00 AM
May 27, 2017
RSVP Understanding Behaviour and Communication Strategies
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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...
May 27, 2017 10:00 AM
May 29, 2017
RSVP Adult Child Caregiver Support Group (4 sessions)
Sprint Senior Care

Brief Description:

* This 4-week support group will provide an opportunity for
caregivers to come together to support each other through the
caregiving experience. Group members will decide on the focus and
direction of the group,...
May 29, 2017 5:30 PM
May 30, 2017
RSVP Building Your Resilience
Bathurst-Finch Community Hub

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 w...
May 30, 2017 10:00 AM
RSVP Education Night for Personal Support Workers
The Peoples Church

Breaking the Silence: Staff Grief and Loss in Dementia Care

Join us for a Dinner Presentation with Presenting Sponsor
Integracare

The impact
of grief and loss for staff who work with individuals living with
dementia is
often over...
May 30, 2017 5:00 PM
Open Webinar: 3 Ds: Delirium, Depression and Dementia
ONLINE

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

Description:

* Learn to differentiate delirium, depression and dementia,
identify risk factors and discuss the steps in addressing each of
the Ds.

To REG...
May 30, 2017 6:30 PM

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