Tag: Alzheimer Society Toronto

FREE Brain Health Workshop with @AlzToronto @WTSSorg. RSVP Required.

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay. Let’s celebrate big strides, like #NationalDementiaStrategy, and keep advocating for awareness & support. Yesterday, Alzheimer Society of Toronto conducted an excellent workshop right here at the West Toronto Support Services Office and there is another one scheduled for October 18th. Please see details below! All of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto workshops…

Music Therapy: Join the @AlzToronto Choir

Music Therapy Choir

Did you know that the Alzheimer Society of Toronto has a choir that is conducted by an accredited music therapist? Join today and enjoy the benefits of FREE music therapy! When: Fridays, September 23 to December 9, 2016 | 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Where: Music Therapy Centre , 1175 Bloor St West , Toronto,…

Eating Well on a Budget with Jasmine Ho, Registered Dietician @AlzToronto

Join Jasmine Ho for an interactive presentation on Eating Well on a Budget. Open to the General Public! Date:  Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Time:  6-7:30pm Place:  Alzheimer Society Offices (20 Eglinton Ave W, Suite 1600) | Free  (Registration Required) Jasmine will explore ways of incorporating healthier food choices into daily life while on a budget. To…

Laughter Yoga Offered FREE by @AlzToronto

Laughter Yoga is an uplifting, interactive, playful exercise routine which eliminates stress, stimulates energy throughout the body and creates a sense of peace and well-being. Learn the FUN-damentals of how to reconnect with your inner child and expand your understanding of ‘laughter as medicine’. When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Where:…

Seminar on “Brain Health” – Thursday March 31, 2016 @AlzTO

Community Event: On Thursday, March 31st, Bloordale (click to see location) will be hosting an afternoon on “Brain Health”. Kari Quinn-Humphrey, Public Education Manager, Alzheimer Society Toronto, will once again be the guest speaker along with colleague, Joanne Tandoc. Call 416-620-4098 to pre-register (required). The presentation is intended to better participants’ understanding of the risk factors of dementia and to improve and maintain the…

The Power of Music Therapy @AlzToronto

Community News: The Alzheimer Society of Toronto has been a wonderful advocate of Music Therapy for many years. More recently, JAZZ.FM91 and Alzheimer Society of Toronto have partnered to bring awareness of the importance and impact that music has on those suffering with dementia. Every Tuesday morning, Garvia Bailey presents the popular feature “Music Memory” on Good…

Join us December 8th at 7:30 p.m. and Learn How to Manage Caregiver Stress with @AlzToronto and @VHACaregiving

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia? We understand the importance of self care for the caregiver. Please join us for this useful session: What? Managing Caregiver Stress Information Session, facilitated by Amanda Schmukler@AlzToronto When? Tuesday December 8th, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Where? 1709 Bloor St. W., 2nd Floor For more…

Gov’t Announces New Funding For Seniors

The Government of Canada announced new funding last week for a program to help with social isolation among Canada’s seniors. The plan calls for 3.7 million dollars in funding for the New Horizons for Seniors Program, a pan-Canadian project designed to study and address social isolation among targeted populations of Canada’s elderly. The funding will…

The @WTSSorg Team are Proud Supporters of the 2015 #WalkForMemories and @AlzToronto

As promised in our January 21st Blog Post, the WTSS team gathered together with over 1,000 other amazing people at Brookfield Place to honour people with dementia in our lives. And according to Alzheimer’s Toronto, we collectively raised over $640,000 to support people with dementia in Toronto. The West Toronto Support Services team is pleased to…

Housing Options for Persons Living with Dementia Guide

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has compiled an excellent resource worthy of sharing: Housing Options for Persons Living with Dementia Guide. It should be highlighted that the document has an impressive Study Review Team from: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Employment and Social Development Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada, and Alzheimer Society…

Alzheimer Society – Free education webinars

    Enjoy these free webinars offered by the Alzheimer Society Toronto coming next month. 1.   Webinar: Dementia and Communication Wednesday, January 14 from 12p.m. to 1p.m. Description: Use your computer, internet connection and phone to participate in a live presentation for family caregivers. Learn how dementia affects communication and strategies to improve communication…