Event Calendar

We have 4 locations in the GTA where events are held. Please make sure to check your event's location, in the event details, before arrival.

Locations include:

Main Office:
20 Eglinton Ave W, Floor 16
Toronto, ON,
M4R 1K8
Toronto Memory Program:
1 Valleybrook Dr. #400
North York, ON
M3B 2S7
Providence Healthcare:
3276 St. Clair Ave E
Scarborough, ON
M1L1W1
Reconnect Community
Health Services:

(Formerly St. Clair West
Services for Seniors)
2562 Eglinton Ave W, Suite 202
Toronto, ON
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November 1, 2018
Open Brain Games

Location: Providence Healthcare
http://www.providence.on.ca/

This workshop discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease
and dementia. It is an interactive workshop that provides the
opportunity for open discussion and questions regarding de...
November 1, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Brain Games (CANTONESE)
Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care

This workshop discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease
and dementia. It is an interactive workshop that provides the
opportunity for open discussion and questions regarding dementia.

Learning Objecti...
November 1, 2018 10:30 AM
RSVP Peer Support Group for Caregivers
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

This monthly 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 oth...
November 1, 2018 12:00 PM
Open Brain Health
Toronto Public Library - Leaside Branch

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: FREE

Call Toronto Public Library - Leaside Branch 416-396-3835...
November 1, 2018 2:00 PM
Open Navigating the Dementia Care System
Toronto Public Library - Humber Summit Branch

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,
resp...
November 1, 2018 6:30 PM
November 2, 2018
Open Brain Games (Cantonese with Mandarin Interpretation)
Chester Le Community Corner

This workshop discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease
and dementia. It is an interactive workshop that provides the
opportunity for open discussion and questions regarding dementia.

Learning Objectives

* ...
November 2, 2018 10:00 AM
November 6, 2018
RSVP First Steps (4 Sessions)

Location: Toronto Memory Program
https://www.torontomemoryprogram.com/

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

Topics include:

* Day-to-day risks for people with dementia
* Brain Healt...
November 6, 2018 10:00 AM
RSVP Art Series
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Join us for a 7-week art series workshop where you’ll get a
chance to learn, experiment, and explore creativity with different
visual arts projects and mediums each week.

This workshop, offered in an encouraging and...
November 6, 2018 1:30 PM
Open Dementia 101
Toronto Public Library - Elmbrook Park Branch

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 great...
November 6, 2018 2:00 PM
Open Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving
Toronto Public Library - Northern District Branch

This interactive workshop facilitated by the Alzheimer Society of
Toronto is for caregivers of people living with dementia.

Topics:

* Creating opportunities for joy and looking at the lighter side ...
November 6, 2018 6:30 PM
November 7, 2018
RSVP Building Caregiver Resilience

Location: Toronto Memory Program
https://www.torontomemoryprogram.com/

Strengthen Your "Change" Muscles!

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

Learning Objectives:

...
November 7, 2018 5:30 PM
RSVP Peer Support Group for Caregivers
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

This monthly 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 oth...
November 7, 2018 6:00 PM
November 8, 2018
Open Overview of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia
Mozambique Community Centre

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
and how the Alzheim...
November 8, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Brain Health
Weston Village Seniors Centre

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: FREE





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November 8, 2018 12:00 PM
RSVP Bereavement Support Group

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services
http://www.reconnect.on.ca/contact-us/#2562-eg-av-w

Sharing our stories as we explore the events, thoughts and feelings
associated with the death in our family can be a powerful part of the
healing proces...
November 8, 2018 4:30 PM
Open Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving
Toronto Public Library - Humber Summit Branch

This interactive workshop facilitated by the Alzheimer Society of
Toronto is for caregivers of people living with dementia.

Topics:

* Creating opportunities for joy and looking at the lighter side of
...
November 8, 2018 6:30 PM
November 9, 2018
RSVP Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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.

The program incorporates skill ...
November 9, 2018 5:30 PM
November 10, 2018
Ticketed Behavioural Support Training Program

Location: Providence Healthcare
http://www.providence.on.ca/contact

Behavioural Support Training Program (BSTP) builds on the
person-centred dementia care concepts introduced in DCTP by
focusing on interactive activities, hands-on exercises and group...
November 10, 2018 9:00 AM
Ticketed Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services
http://www.reconnect.on.ca/contact-us/#2562-eg-av-w

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

Description:
Increase your skills in caring for people with dement...
November 10, 2018 9:00 AM
November 12, 2018
RSVP Choir!
Dixon Hall

This 6-weeks music program, facilitated by a professional musician is
designed to engage and enhance the individual’s knowledge in
music and singing. The class also aims to expose the students to a
variety of tunes and expand their ta...
November 12, 2018 11:15 AM
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
November 12, 2018 2:30 PM
November 13, 2018
RSVP AST/TCA Joint Symposium - Living Well With Dementia
St. Paul's Bloor Street

The Toronto Council on Aging (TCA) and the Alzheimer Society
Toronto (AST) invite you to attend a symposium on Living Well With
Dementia.

Join us for a day of education, conversation, and networking. Come
learn about
Dementia ...
November 13, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Art in the Moment: AGO Tour
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

Part of the Active Living Program by Manulife

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

Light refreshments will be served
November 13, 2018 1:00 PM
Open Brain Health (Interactive)
Woodgreen Senior Active Living Centre

This presentation aims to increase participant's understanding of
factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may
help maintain brain health. It will include interactive games and
exercises t...
November 13, 2018 1:00 PM
RSVP Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Location: Toronto Memory Program
https://www.torontomemoryprogram.com/

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...
November 13, 2018 2:00 PM
November 14, 2018
RSVP Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving

Location: Providence Healthcare
http://www.providence.on.ca/

This interactive workshop facilitated by the Alzheimer Society of
Toronto is for caregivers of people living with dementia.

Topics:

* Creating opportunities for joy and looking at the l...
November 14, 2018 5:00 PM
November 15, 2018
Open Driving and Dementia
Toronto Public Library - Humber Summit Branch

This workshop discusses how dementia impacts a person’s ability
to drive safely, the current legislations related to driving and
dementia and action steps to take when a person with dementia can no
...
November 15, 2018 6:30 PM
November 17, 2018
RSVP Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 environment. The goal is to be
focused on the present moment while b...
November 17, 2018 10:00 AM
November 19, 2018
RSVP Building Caregiver Resilience
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 important for
family careg...
November 19, 2018 5:30 PM
November 20, 2018
RSVP The Aga Khan Museum Tour
The Aga Khan Museum

A guided tour of the Aga Khan Museum for people with dementia and their
family caregivers.

Light refreshments will be served after the tour.

COST: FREE, registration is required.

November 20, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Alzheimer's Disease and Supportive Communication
Woodgreen Senior Active Living Centre

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 how
dementia a...
November 20, 2018 1:00 PM
Open Understanding Behaviours and Communication Strategies
Toronto Public Library - Elmbrook Park Branch

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...
November 20, 2018 2:00 PM
November 21, 2018
Open Webinar: Brain Health
ONLINE

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

Description:

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



COST:
November 21, 2018 12:00 PM
November 22, 2018
RSVP Dementia and Palliative Care Training
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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

This workshop is facilitated by Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and the
Alzheimer Society of Toronto staff. Front-line healthcare
professional...
November 22, 2018 8:45 AM
RSVP Brain Games

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services
http://www.reconnect.on.ca/contact-us/#2562-eg-av-w

This workshop discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease
and dementia. It is an interactive workshop that provides the
opportunity for open ...
November 22, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Brain Health (Cantonese)
Bridletowne Park Church

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.

Presented in Cantonese with Mandarin interpretation by Alzheimer
Society of Toronto

CO...
November 22, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Overview of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia
Toronto Public Library - Pleasant View Branch

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
a...
November 22, 2018 1:30 PM
November 23, 2018
Open Driving and Dementia
Toronto Public Library - Don Mills Branch

This workshop discusses how dementia impacts a person’s ability
to drive safely, the current legislations related to driving and
dementia and action steps to take when a person with dementia can no
long...
November 23, 2018 2:00 PM
November 26, 2018
RSVP "Christmas Past" Guided Tour
Black Creek Pioneer Village

Join us a for a very special Christmas visit at the Black
Creek Pioneer Village!

On this guided tour we will explore Christmas traditions
and celebrations of the different cultures that make up the Village. We
will
also en...
November 26, 2018 10:00 AM
RSVP Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services
http://www.reconnect.on.ca/contact-us/#2562-eg-av-w

This interactive workshop facilitated by the Alzheimer Society of
Toronto is for caregivers of people living with dementia.

Topics:

* Creating oppor...
November 26, 2018 10:30 AM
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
November 26, 2018 2:30 PM
November 27, 2018
Open Finding Your Way
Woodgreen Senior Active Living Centre

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
* ...
November 27, 2018 1:00 PM
RSVP Home Safety

Location: Providence Healthcare
http://www.providence.on.ca/contact

This workshop is for family caregivers of those living with dementia.
It will focus on helping caregivers identify the risks unique to their
situation and make the necessary modifica...
November 27, 2018 1:00 PM
November 28, 2018
Open Webinar: Grief and Loss in Dementia
ONLINE

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

Description:

Improve your understanding of ambiguous loss and learn concepts on how
to live with grief and loss in dementia.

COST: FREE, registration is ...
November 28, 2018 12:00 PM
Open Advisory Committee
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Are you living with dementia? Have you used our
programs and services in the past? Do you want to help develop
a guiding vision that will inform the work we do at AST?

If so,
you are invited to join the Alzheimer Societ...
November 28, 2018 2:00 PM
November 29, 2018
RSVP Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)

Location: Providence Healthcare
http://www.providence.on.ca/

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....
November 29, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Brain Health
Toronto Public Library - Cedarbrae Branch

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: FREE

Call Toronto Public Library - Cedarbrae Branch
416-396-...
November 29, 2018 2:00 PM

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