Tag: Alzheimer Society of Toronto

#DementiaFriendlyTO Toronto has joined the global movement to build dementia-friendly communities!

In a dementia-friendly community, people living with dementia are included in all aspects of community life and their rights are respected. Community members, businesses, and organizations promote the independence and safety of people living with dementia by learning, raising awareness, and working together. The Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s goal is to change social and physical environments so…

Did you know the following programs are offered FREE? @AlzToronto

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto hosts amazing Events. Did you know the following programs are offered FREE? Increase your knowledge and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia by registering for FREE dementia workshops hosted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Their workshops are led by  social workers and education coordinators and are held on a regular…

A Changing Melody Forum – Sat. Oct. 29th @AlzToronto

Join The Alzheimer Society of Toronto at the fourth annual forum for a day of sharing and learning for persons living with MCI or dementia, families, friends, and professionals Come join them to: Empower yourself through learning Connect with others Get supported Get inspired When: Saturday, October 29th 10am – 3pm Where: Oakham House at Ryerson University,  63 Gould St. Cost:…

Helping you better manage Caregiver Stress @AlzTo Workshop

This FREE workshop is to help caregivers identify their sources of stress and develop coping strategies Objectives of workshop: Explore the different types of stress caregivers may experience and develop coping strategies to deal with the stress Increase awareness of the importance of self care for the caregiver Develop an understanding of supportive services in…

Introduction to Improv @AlzToronto

Intro to Improv

For people with dementia & caregivers. Come with your imagination to create stories in the moment at this improvisational theatre workshop. No prior experience required. Anyone can do this! Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Place: Alzheimer Society of Toronto, 20 Eglinton Avenue W., Suite 1600 To register: 416-640-6317 or…

Speaker Event: Research Night – Language Loss in Neurodegenerative Diseases – May 24 @AlzSociety

What if you were unable to say: “I want”, ” I need”, “I love?” Thousands of people can’t express themselves because they can’t say or remember the words, or worse, no longer understand them. Dr. Carmela Tartaglia will be discussing changes in language function that can occur in neurodegenerative diseases and some suggestions on how to…