The Client & Care Partner Social Spot

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We want to ensure those living with dementia and their care partners stay positive, motivated and engaged during this ongoing pandemic. Therefore, we created this page just for you! We are committed to supporting our clients and their care partners even when we're apart.

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Enjoy a variety of activities from the comfort and safety of your home!

Arts & Crafts

Let's Make Art Together: Our very own Krista Schneider teaches you how to draw and paint in this fun, relaxing and engaging video series. All skill levels welcomed! Please note that each video will pause occasionally to ensure viewers have enough time to complete each step.

Colouring Pages: Choose from many designs that you can print and colour at your leisure. Click here to view the colouring pages that are available.

Activities

Crossword Puzzles: Enjoy a variety of online crossword puzzles by clicking here

Word Searches: Hundreds of printable word searches are available by clicking here.

Jigsaw Puzzles: Finally, a puzzle that doesn’t take up the dining or coffee table! There are many beautiful themes and images to choose from allowing you to do as many as you like. Click here to get started.

Nature Therapy: Nature can have powerful healing qualities. If you feel like you want to reconnect with the sounds of the outdoors, we have the perfect activity for you! Pick a quiet spot, put up your feet and tune into the mellow and relaxing sounds of nature by clicking here

Virtual Tours

EarthCam: From picturesque city skylines to historic landmarks, you can view many locations from around the world in real time! Choose your destination and get ready to travel from the comfort of your home by clicking here

Bytown Museum: Learn more about our country's capital city by taking a virtual walk through three floors of exhibitions, exploring artefacts, and immersing yourself in the Museum. Click here to begin your tour now!

Royal Ontario Museum: Informative and curious online exhibitions are available by clicking here.

Sea Lion Beach: Take a trip to Hanson Island, British Columbia and watch sea lions fish, relax and socialize! Click here to "sea" what they are up to.

The Vatican Museums: Step inside the historic and beautiful museums with 360 degree views of the Sistine Chapel, Salone Sistino and more! Click here to start exploring.

High Park: Take a tour and learn more about one of Toronto’s largest parks which is home to a beautiful collection of cherry blossoms.

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada: Four live cameras give you a little bit of the aquarium experience, wherever you are! Click here to choose your live camera. 

Exercise

Our friend Simon from Body Language takes you through a series of various movements and breathing techniques.

Our community partner, the Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres, have created a variety of exercise videos to get your body moving in different yet gentle ways.

Music

Deep Southwest: In May 2021, The Alzheimer Society hosted a Sing for Alzheimer's Concert in support of the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. Chatham-Kent country duo, Deep Southwest, performed a medley of classic, acoustic, and original songs. You can sing along with them by clicking here. (36m14sec)

Two from Tuesday: In May 2021, The Alzheimer Society hosted a Sing for Alzheimer's Concert in support of the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. Chatham-Kent acoustic duo, Two from Tuesday, performed a medley of classic and modern songs. You can sing along with them by clicking here. (33m33sec)

Zoomaoke: The Alzheimer Society staff joined Healing Tones' Tony Bycraft for a lively karaoke performance singing classic songs from past decades. Click here to watch it now and to sing along! (30m34sec)

Andrea Bocelli, Music for Hope: The Italian opera star gave a solo performance in 2020 representing a message of love, healing and hope to Italy and the world. Click here to watch it. (24m56sec)

Live Music Now at Home: From the U.K., Live Music Now aims to provide music sessions for senior citizens, including those living with dementia, and their care partners. Enjoy a variety of musical performances by clicking on the links below. You can also sing along with downloadable song sheets available with some of the videos.

m4d Radio: A group of 5 themed radio stations from the U.K. available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year playing music that evokes memories. Click here to choose your era.