All posts in “cognitive impairment”

Circle of Care – Couples Group

Group Name: Circle of Care – Couples Group

Description: We have been serving the Toronto area since 1974. It all began in 1970, when Circle of Care was launched as a demonstration project called Coordinated Services to Jewish Elderly, under auspices of the Toronto Jewish Welfare Fund (now the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto). We have gone through a few name changes over the years to reflect our expanded mandate. We now serve individuals of many faiths and cultures, and our clients include people of all ages.

Come and share your experiences with others in a safe and friendly group environment. This support group is for couples 55+ with dementia and or cognitive impairment. There is no cost to attend the meetings. Please call for more detailed information.

Where: Joseph E. and Minnie Wagman Centre | 55 Ameer Avenue | Toronto, Ontario M6A 2Z1

When: Runs six consecutive Wednesdays starting November 12, 2014 until December 17, 2014. Starts at 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Contact: 416-635-2860 Ext. 499 or 498 | |

Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Group Name: Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Description: The role of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto is to offer support, information and education to people with dementia, their families and their caregivers, to increase public awareness of dementia, to promote research, and to advocate for services that respect the dignity of the individual.

There is a resource centre/library where books, brochures, articles, video and audio tapes are available for purchase or loan. A newsletter is published 3 times a year. Membership is available at $25/yr or $10/yr for students and seniors.

Where: 20 Eglinton Avenue West Suite 1600 | Toronto, ON M4R 1K8

When: There is a list of family support groups for Greater Toronto Area. Call for the time and location of the one nearest your home.

Contact: (416) 322-6560 | 416-322-6560

Alzheimer Durham

Group Name: Alzheimer Durham

Description: Alzheimer Society of Durham Region provides help for today by working with local and regional agencies to meet the needs of people with dementia. They also provide support and education programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, and their family and professional care partners.

Where: 419 King St. West, Suite 207 | Oshawa, ON L1J 2K5

When: Family caregiver support groups in Oshawa, Ajax, Pickering, Uxbridge, Whitby and Bowmanville; early Stage support groups in Oshawa; phone consultations, home and office visits also available. Call for times and dates.

Contact: 905-576-2567| 1-888-301-1106 |

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