Minds in Motion
Minds in Motion is a community-based social program for people living with early to mid-stage dementia and their care partners.
The program, generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, is a three-hour program that runs once a week for eight weeks and provides one hour each of physical, cognitive and social stimulation.
The program is said to improve balance, increase alertness, increase confidence, reduces isolation and builds a circle of support.
There are three more sessions coming up:
* July 4, Hospice Georgina, The Link, 20849 Dalton Rd. in Sutton
* July 30, Mount Albert Legion, 31 Princess St.
* July 31, Stouffville Pentecostal Church, 189 Sandiford Dr.
The program goes from 1 to 4 p.m.
Contact Jaime Cruz at [email protected] or call 905-726-3477, ext. 234.
To learn more, click here.
The Memory Cafe is a place for individuals living with memory loss and their caregivers to socialize and learn about memory-related issues. The program is in partnership with AS York. It runs the third Thursday of the month until May at 1:30 p.m. at the Civic Centre Resource Library, 2191 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Golf 2 Remember
The annual Golf 2 Remember event is set for Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Silver Lakes Golf and Country Club in East Gwillimbury.
Registration is $160 until July 1 and $170 after. Dinner-only supporter is $50. Registration fee includes lunch, 18 holes with cart, contests, dinner, prizes, raffles and auctions.
Email [email protected] for details
Visit http://alz.to/get-involved/golf-2-remember-2019/ to register.
Visit www.facebook.com/golf2remember for more.
The Reitman Centre CARERS Program
The Reitman Centre CARERS Program, a program for people caring for someone with dementia, is an eight-week program that runs for two hours. The program teaches caregivers of those living with dementia practical skills and emotional supports, problem-solving techniques and communication skills. This evidence-based program was developed by the Reitman Centre and offers information as well as simulation so caregivers can learn how to care for those living with dementia.
The program is free, but screening is required.
Call 905-726-3477 for details.
To learn more, click here.
IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's
Thank you to walkers, volunteers and sponsors for making this year's IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's such a success. We raised about $90,000 for York Region residents impacted by dementia.
The Alzheimer Society of York Region hosts a number of events throughout the year. The money raised provides ongoing and vital support to our programs and services, while demonstrating our commitment to the care of families and the cure of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
For more information on events, including how to host your own, and for volunteer opportunities, contact:
905-726-3477, ext. 244