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CARERS Program (8 sessions)


Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Toronto Memory Program, 1 Valleybrook Dr., Suite 400, North York, M3B 2S7

This is an event series. You may need to attend more than one date.

Cost: FREE

Registration: Required

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 fully integrated, 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 fully integrated, comprehensive dementia care program that introduces the innovative use of standardized patients - actors trained to simulate real-life situations - so that caregivers, guided by expert clinical coaches, will learn how to deal with common challenging situations.
Goals of the Program: Enhance practical skills for caregivers, Improve caregivers' coping and problem-solving skills, Enhance caregivers' confidence in dealing with challenges, Improve caregivers' social interaction and social support
Dates and Time - this is a 8-week program Thursdays - October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and December 6 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm There will be special programming for your family member with dementia on-site.

Contact: Remy Sookhai
Phone: 416-640-6317
Email: rsookhai@alz.to