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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group at Black Creek Community Health Centre

Group Name:  Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group at Black Creek Community Health Centre

Description:  The Black Creek Community Health Centre is starting a 6 week program to support persons with early stage dementia/memory loss and to their caregivers, family members or partners.

Program will be facilitated by BCCHC Social worker Tatjana, CHW Cyril, Nursing placement students and Kari Public education coordinator at Alzheimer Society of Canada.

In this group, you will encounter a confidential and safe place to express feelings and concerns. You will gain an understanding of Alzheimer’s & memory loss, and tools for daily living strategies & learning skills.

The weekly activities may include: ♦ Board and puzzle games to exercise the brain ♦ Tips and physical activity demonstrations ♦ Food demonstration for healthy eating ♦ Relaxation and stress tools

Where: Black Creek Community Health Centre Sheridan Mall –beside Walmart Jane and Wilson (2202 Jane street)

When: Every Fridays for 6 weeks, February 19—March 25,  10:00am—12:00pm

Contact: 416-249-8000 ext 2260

Visit the following link for more information: Flyer alzheimers support group 2016

 

Caregiver Support Group – Sunnybrook

Group Name: Caregiver Support Group – Sunnybrook

Description: The Community Psychiatric Services for the Elderly offers a once-monthly Family Support Group to caregivers of persons with dementia. The group is open to the families of in-patients, residents of long-term care and outpatients in our community.  It is a continuing, open discussion group facilitated by a social worker where participants can gain support, exchange ideas, learn more about cognitive impairment and ways to manage the symptoms, and receive help to cope with their own emotions. Guest speakers from the Hospital Community provide additional educational input. Pre-registration/referral is required.

Where: Sunnybrook Campus. Exact location will be given once registration process has been completed.

When: Fourth Thursday of each month, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Contact: Please call Elise Greto at 416-480-4215 or the CPSE office at 416-480-4663 if you are interested in attending.

Luma Care – Transitional Adult Day Program

Group Name: Luma Care -Transitional Adult Day Program

Description: Luma Care aspires to enhance, engage, and empower the members of their diverse community by providing equitable, accessible and high quality services. They also achieve excellence and provide leadership in family-centric health and social services in the community. They provide resources such as Meals on Wheels, transportation, home support, Diners Club, Home at Last, and many more.

The Transitional Adult Day Program is for individuals living in the community who wish to participate in social programming and connect with peers, but require additional support throughout the day. This innovative new program will offer more assistance to physically frail seniors or those with mild cognitive impairments, while providing beneficial recreational programming and structured social engagement. On each attendance day, participants have the opportunity to take part in a variety of social, recreational, and physical activities, share a nutritious lunch together and take part in special events. ****To begin the admission process, please contact the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) at Toll-free: 1-888-470-2222 (TTY number: 416 222 0876).

Where: 497 Wilson Avenue | North York, ON M3H 1V1

When: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Cost is $22.50.

Contact: Bobbi Wignall 416-398-0258 Ext. 241 | info@lumacare.ca | lumacare.ca

Better Living Health and Community Services – Adult Day Program

Group Name: Better Living Health and Community Services – Adult Day Program

Description: Better Living Health and Community Services has been delivering community support services in the Don Mills area since 1976. Their mission is to support individuals in our community in maintaining their independence, enhancing their social wellbeing, and optimizing their overall health and wellness through the provision of a wide range of community support services and leisure activities. They are committed to our mission by helping adults and seniors, at all stages, experience a better quality of life.

The Adult Day Program provides a safe and stimulating environment for adults with disabilities and seniors 55+ who are frail, isolated, or managing the cognitive challenges of Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s or Stroke. ADP also plays a critical role in providing respite for Caregivers who are supporting their loved ones at home. The Adult Day Program is located within the Better Living Community Centre and is fully accessible for Clients using wheelchairs or other assistive devices. The program area features secure entry and exit points, a dining area with a full industrial kitchen, two large programming areas, and a staff office.

Where: 1 Overland Drive | North York, ON M3C 2C3

When: The Adult Day Program is available Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and select evenings and weekends. Clients may choose to attend for full or half days up to six days a week. Additional ‘flexible’ support hours are available to those who regularly attend the program. Subsidies are available for both half and full day.

Contact: 416-447-7244 Ext. 541 | info@betterlivinghealth.org | www.betterlivinghealth.org

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