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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January 3, 2019
RSVP Understanding Behaviour and Communication

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

This workshop is for family caregivers providing care for a person
in the middle and late stages of dementia. The primary focus of the
workshop is to provide caregivers with the necessary to...
January 3, 2019 6:00 PM
January 5, 2019
Ticketed Dementia Care Training Program (2 Full Days)
Toronto Public Library - Reference Library (Discussion Room, 3rd Floor)


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 Alzhe...
January 5, 2019 9:30 AM
January 7, 2019
RSVP Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

This interactive workshop is for family members and related caregivers
of people living with dementia.

Topics:

* Creating opportunities for joy and looking at the lighter side of
caregiving
* The benefits of using hum...
January 7, 2019 10:30 AM
Open Webinar: Driving and Dementia
ONLINE

Recognize how dementia impacts driving abilities and exploring support
strategies.

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

To REGISTER: Go to our NEW online learning site
at www.alzeducate.ca
htt...
January 7, 2019 12:00 PM
January 8, 2019
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...
January 8, 2019 1:00 PM
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...
January 8, 2019 3:00 PM
January 9, 2019
Ticketed Dementia Care Training Program (4 sessions)
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...
January 9, 2019 5:00 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...
January 9, 2019 6:00 PM
January 10, 2019
RSVP Dementia 101

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

This workshop will provide family caregivers with an overview of
Alzheimer's disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and
illustrates the p...
January 10, 2019 10:00 AM
RSVP Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)
Senior Persons Living Connected (SPLC)

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 incorpora...
January 10, 2019 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...
January 10, 2019 12:00 PM
January 14, 2019
RSVP Home Safety
SPRINT Senior Care

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 modifications at different stages of
the disease.

Learni...
January 14, 2019 1:00 PM
RSVP Minds in Motion
St. James United Church

Minds in Motion is a social program that combines light physical
exercises and cognitive stimulation for individuals living with early
to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and their
care partners (family m...
January 14, 2019 2:00 PM
January 15, 2019
Open Webinar: Meaningful Activities
ONLINE

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

Description:

* This workshop will help family caregivers to develop and
participate in meaningful activities with their family member or
friend with demen...
January 15, 2019 12:00 PM
January 16, 2019
RSVP Supportive Communication

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services
http://www.reconnect.on.ca/contact-us/

Changes in communication occur in people with dementia. Learn to
recognize these different ways of communication and understand how
dementia affects a person's abili...
January 16, 2019 10:30 AM
RSVP Unpacking Denial in Caregiving
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 as...
January 16, 2019 2:00 PM
January 17, 2019
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...
January 17, 2019 9:00 AM
January 18, 2019
Open Active Minds Social Club
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities

In
partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, the
Alzheimer
Society of Toronto invites you to sign up for a pilot program for
people living
with young onset dementia (diagnosed before ag...
January 18, 2019 9:00 AM
RSVP Caregiver Stress
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 strategies to deal with...
January 18, 2019 3:00 PM
January 21, 2019
Open Brain Games
Toronto Public Library - Parliament Street Branch

Presented in Cantonese with Mandarin Interpretation

This workshop discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease
and dementia. It is an interactive workshop that provides the
opportunity for o...
January 21, 2019 9:00 AM
January 22, 2019
Open Art in the Moment: AGO Tour
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

This is a one-hour guided tour of the
AGO for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour is
facilitated by an experienced AGO Docent and is assisted by Alzheimer
Society
of Toronto’s volunteers.

Plea...
January 22, 2019 1:00 PM
January 24, 2019
Open Finding Your Way
20-25 West Lodge

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 per...
January 24, 2019 10:30 AM
January 26, 2019
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...
January 26, 2019 9:00 AM
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...
January 26, 2019 10:00 AM
January 28, 2019
Open Online Dementia Care Training Program (ODCTP)
ONLINE

For PSWs and other Health Care Professionals

When: January 28 to March 3, 2019

Webinars are on Week 1 and 5 (January 29 and February 26)

Program runs for 6 weeks.

Cost: $75

Please visit www.alzeducate.ca for more information and
requireme...
January 28, 2019 12:00 AM
January 29, 2019
RSVP AST Choir!

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

This music program, facilitated by a professional musician and Ryerson
University music teacher, is designed to engage and enhance the
individual’s knowledge in music and singing. ...
January 29, 2019 10:30 AM
RSVP Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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, ...
January 29, 2019 11:00 AM
RSVP The Aga Khan Museum Tour
The Aga Khan Museum

This is a one-hour guided tour of the
Aga Khan Museum for people living with dementia and their caregivers.
The tour
is facilitated by one of the museum’s experienced Docents and is
assisted by Alzheimer
Society of Toronto&rs...
January 29, 2019 2:00 PM
January 30, 2019
RSVP Navigating the Dementia Care System

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

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...
January 30, 2019 1:30 PM

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