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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April 1, 2019
RSVP Training, Education and Assistance for Caregiving at Home (TEACH)

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

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 eac...
April 1, 2019 5:30 PM
April 2, 2019
Open 3rd Annual City of Toronto Caregiver Day
Toronto City Hall - Council Chamber

Join us on Tuesday, April 2nd at Toronto City Hall Council Chamber to
the 3rd Annual City of Toronto Caregiver Day!

* Hear inspiring caregiver stories
* Speak to Healthcare Professionals about services and resour...
April 2, 2019 9:30 AM
Open Dementia 101
Toronto Public Library - Locke 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 greater under...
April 2, 2019 10:00 AM
RSVP 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...
April 2, 2019 1:00 PM
Open Navigating the Dementia Care System
Toronto Public Library - Fairview 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,
respite se...
April 2, 2019 2:00 PM
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...
April 2, 2019 5:00 PM
April 4, 2019
RSVP Horse Program
Community Association for Riders with Disabilities (CARD)

This is a 5-week program for people living with early to
mid-stage dementia and their caregivers, created in partnership with
the Community Association for Riders with Disabilities (CARD).

In ...
April 4, 2019 1:30 PM
RSVP Building Caregiver Resilience
Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre

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 car...
April 4, 2019 6:30 PM
April 5, 2019
RSVP Art Series

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

Join us for an 6-week art series workshop to learn, experiment, and
explore creativity with a variety of art projects and mediums.This
workshop, offered in an encouraging ...
April 5, 2019 1:00 PM
RSVP Patient Ombudsman Workshop

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

Patient Ombudsman understands how frustrating it can be to not feel
heard or understood, especially when it comes to your care or the care
of a loved one.

This session will cover P...
April 5, 2019 2:00 PM
April 6, 2019
Ticketed Behavioural Support Training Program

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

Behavioural Support Training Program (BSTP) builds on the
person-centred dementia care concepts introduced in DCTP by
focusing on interactive activities...
April 6, 2019 9:00 AM
April 8, 2019
Open Online Dementia Care Training Program (ODCTP)
ONLINE

For PSWs and other Health Care Professionals

When: April 8 to May 20

Webinars are on Week 1 and 5 (April 9 and May 7)

Program runs for 6 weeks.

Cost: $75

Please visit www.alzeducate.ca for more information and
requirements and to register...
April 8, 2019 12:00 AM
Open Dementia 101
Toronto Public Library - Malvern 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 greater und...
April 8, 2019 1:00 PM
April 9, 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...
April 9, 2019 1:00 PM
Open Caregiver Stress
Toronto Public Library - Locke Branch

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 ...
April 9, 2019 1:00 PM
April 11, 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...
April 11, 2019 9:00 AM
RSVP Recreating Home: Compassionate Care of Dementia
OCAD University - The Great Hall, 100 McCaul St. Toronto

Sponsored by: Alzheimer Society of Toronto, The Rekai Centres and OCADU

Join us for a lively and in-depth look at the state of
long-term care & dementia from the perspective of a family
caregiv...
April 11, 2019 6:00 PM
April 13, 2019
RSVP Dementia 101
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 understanding ...
April 13, 2019 10:00 AM
RSVP Brain Games
Philadelphia Seventh Day Adventist Church

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 O...
April 13, 2019 5:30 PM
April 15, 2019
Open Building Caregiver Resilience
St. James United Church

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 caregivers...
April 15, 2019 1:30 PM
RSVP Understanding Behaviour and Communication
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 tools and
education to respond to ...
April 15, 2019 6:00 PM
April 16, 2019
Open Webinar: Dementia 101
ONLINE

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.

COST: FREE

Use your computer, internet connection and phone to...
April 16, 2019 12:00 PM
Open Brain Games
Toronto Public Library - Eglinton Square Branch

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.

Lear...
April 16, 2019 2:00 PM
April 17, 2019
Ticketed Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) Training
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Training for personal support workers or front-line health-care
providers

GPA Basics is a 4 module evidence-based education session designed for
team members who care for older adults who display responsive
behaviours ass...
April 17, 2019 9:00 AM
RSVP Young Onset Dementia Caregivers Support Group
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

This support group is for family caregivers of individuals diagnosed
with young onset dementia (earlier than age 65).

Meet with other care partners each month to:

* Learn about how others are adjusting to their own chan...
April 17, 2019 6:00 PM
April 18, 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...
April 18, 2019 9:00 AM
RSVP CARERS Program (8 sessions)

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

This 8 - week program is for family caregivers of people with
early and mid-stage dementia. An Accredited program of the Sinai Health
System Reitman Centre CARERS Program, this is a...
April 18, 2019 10:00 AM
April 23, 2019
RSVP Dementia 101
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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 understanding ...
April 23, 2019 6:00 PM
April 24, 2019
RSVP Driving and Dementia

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

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 perso...
April 24, 2019 2:00 PM
April 25, 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...
April 25, 2019 9:00 AM
April 26, 2019
RSVP Peer Support Group for Caregivers
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

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This 6 sessions 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 d...
April 26, 2019 10:30 AM
April 27, 2019
RSVP Brain Games (CANTONESE)
New Covenant Alliance Church

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

* ...
April 27, 2019 10:00 AM
Open 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...
April 27, 2019 10:00 AM
April 29, 2019
Open Spousal Support Group
SPRINT Senior Care

This monthly support group will provide an opportunity for spousal
caregivers to come together to support each other through the
caregiving experience. Participants will decide on the focus and
direction of the group, both practical...
April 29, 2019 1:30 PM
RSVP Art Series
St. James United Church

Join us for an 6-week art series workshop to learn, experiment, and
explore creativity with a variety of art projects and mediums.This
workshop, offered in an encouraging and relaxing environment and by a
professional art teach...
April 29, 2019 2:00 PM
April 30, 2019
Open Brain Games (CANTONESE with Mandarin Interpretation)
Toronto Public Library - Steeles Branch

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 Obj...
April 30, 2019 10:00 AM
RSVP Patient Ombudsman Workshop

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

Patient Ombudsman understands how frustrating it can be to not feel
heard or understood, especially when it comes to your care or the care
of a loved one.

This session wi...
April 30, 2019 1:30 PM

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