Active Living

Our Active Living programs are geared to individuals living with dementia or cognitive (memory) change and their care partners, family and friends.

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Please see our Program Calendars for currently available Active Living Programs.

Active Living Programs, also referred to as social and recreation programs are designed for those living with dementia and their care partners. Participating in these programs can allow both the person living with dementia and their caregiver an opportunity to socialize, stay connected with others and overall enhance their physical and emotional well-being.

The benefits of Active Living programs

These programs offer many potential benefits to participants including:

  • Social connectedness
  • Reduced stress
  • Increased confidence
  • Staying connected within the community
  • Sense of accomplishment
  • Social and intellectual stimulation from meeting new people and visiting new places

Need more information today? Contact our Active Living team by email at, or call 905-576-2567.

Our programs

All programs are led by enthusiastic facilitators and assisted by highly-dedicated volunteers.

Brain Waves Café

An informal monthly drop-in-café for persons with cognitive (memory) change and their care partners, family and friends to attend together. This program involves stimulation conversation, social interaction, support and an opportunity to participate in engaging activities in a dementia friendly atmosphere.

Minds in Motion®

Minds in Motion® offers people living with dementia and their care partners meaningful socialization and stimulating through appropriate activities. Combining 45-60 minutes of gentle, easy-to-follow physical activities and 45-60 minutes of fun social activities on building personal skills.

Adult Day Program

Our day program is specially designed for persons diagnosed with dementia prior to the age 65. 

The Friendly Place offers:

  • A place for members to interact with peers, and participate in mentally, socially, and physically stimulation activities.
  • A safe, comfortable, inclusive environment.
  • Participant-driven activities including music programs, mental stimulation, discussion groups, outings in the community, exercise, creative arts and games.
  • Daily lunch and snacks, coffee/tea

The Social

A weekly social group for persons living with early to mid-stage dementia.

The Social offers:

  • Weekly Half-Day Social Program
  • Engaging activities designed to promote social, mental and emotional well-being.
  • A safe, comfortable and inclusive environment.
  • Participant-driven activities such as: trivia, cards, board games, bocce ball, washer toss, arts and more.
  • Respite for care partners.

Please note that fees may be applicable to select programs.

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To register or for more information contact us at: or 905-576-2567.

Minds in Motion®

Through Minds in Motion®, people living with early to mid-stage dementia will experience meaningful and beneficial socialization and stimulation through a number of activities.

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