Programs and Events

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Our upcoming program events and learning opportunities.

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Learn the Warning Signs of Dementia

Dementia can cause changes in abilities, behaviour, and communication that affect an individual’s daily life. Becoming aware of these changes – known as the ABC’s of Dementia – can increase our ability to access support and early diagnosis, should we notice these signs in ourselves or others we care about.

To learn more about the ABC's of Dementia, join us:

Friday, June 10, 2022 from 2 - 3 pm CST

Online via Zoom

Please click here to register before June 8th.

Can't make it June 10th? Save the date for our upcoming ABC's of Dementia presentations:

Friday, July 15, 2022 @ 2pm CST

Learning Series

Virtual Next Steps for Families and Friends
May 31 & June 2, 2022
6:00pm-9:00pm
For more information or to register:
Call 1-877-949-4141

Participants are asked to attend both sessions.
Registration deadline is May 25, 2022

Care in the Later Stages
In person in Saskatoon
May 31, June 2 & June 7, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

For more information or to register:
Call 1-877-949-4141


Participants are asked to attend all 3 sessions.
Registration deadline is May 25, 2022

For full information about our Learning Series, please visit our Learning Series Page.

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Online Support Groups

We know people miss connecting with each other, so in response to COVID we are moving some of our support groups online. We will be offer groups using Zoom technology throughout Saskatchewan. 

Groups will be facilitated by Alzheimer Society staff and volunteer facilitators. It might not look the same, but it’s still a chance to check in with each other and stay connected. 

Caregiver Support Group 
For someone who is caring for someone with dementia living in community or in a care facility. This group provides a safe place to share feelings, exchange practical strategies and connect with others supporting someone with dementia.

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month - 9:30-11:30am. Contact Shaelyn - [email protected] to register for the group 

Frontal Temporal Dementia Spousal Group 
For spouses that are supporting their partners who have been diagnosed with Frontal temporal dementia or a Variant of FTD. Exchange information and connect with others affected by FTD. 

This group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month - 4:30-6:00pm. Contact Connie - [email protected]  to register for the group 

Early Stage Support Group 
A group for people with dementia in the early stages of the disease. This group provides a place for people with dementia to come together and connect with others. Share stories, experiences and learn from one another how to live well with dementia

This group meets the third Wednesday of the month - 10:30-11:30am. Contact Jennifer -  [email protected] to register for the group.

Sandwich Club
This group is for caregivers that are taking care of someone with dementia while balancing a family and career. Grab a cup of coffee and connect with others to share experiences, strategies, and support.

This group meets the second Tuesday of the month - 6:30-8:00pm. Contact Connie [email protected] to register for the group.

Young Carers Group 
If you are between the ages of 20-45 and looking to meet others who are providing support to a parent or grandparent with dementia, please join us for our young carers support group! We will be discussing the experience of supporting someone with dementia while trying to balance your own life commitments such as work, school and kids.

This group meets the second Thursday of the month - 6:30-8:00pm. Contact Heather [email protected] to register for this group.  

Telephone Support Groups

Young Onset Spousal Support Group
If you are a spouse of some who was diagnosed with dementia who is under the age of 65 this group is for you. Connect with others to share experiences and support.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month - 6:30-7:30pm. Contact Windel [email protected] to register for this group

Telephone Caregiver Support Group 
This group is for anyone that is supporting a spouse or family member that has dementia. Participants will be required to provide the phone number they will be calling from for security purposes. On the day of the meeting participants will call the conference number to participate in the meeting, 

This group meets the first Thursday of the month - 1:00-2:00pm. Contact Laura [email protected] to register for this group.


Registration 
Pre-registration to attend is required. 
 
How do I join? 
The host, or in this case the group facilitator, will send a meeting invitation via email following receipt of registration. This will include a link to the Zoom website, including a meeting ID code and password. A few minutes prior to the time of the scheduled support group meeting, users may log in by using the link provided and by following the prompts on the screen. 
 
Who facilitates the support groups? 
Virtual support group meetings will be facilitated by ASOS staff and/or volunteer facilitators. 
 
What is Zoom? 
Zoom is a web-based group conferencing tool that allows users to meet online, with or without video. Zoom is easy to use, offers quality video and audio, and is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and Blackberry, thus allowing you to connect from anywhere with an internet connection. 

Coffee and Chat

People with dementia and their care partners. Make yourself comfortable, grab a cup of coffee or tea and join some of the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan staff and peers online to say ‘hello’ and let us know how you are doing. We will be online via Zoom the first and third Friday of each month - 10:30-11:30 am. 

Click the email below to get registered to attend: [email protected] Please note: Due to privacy and confidentiality, we will not be able to address personal client matters during the chat, but will be happy to connect you with a First Link Coordinator or Client Services Team Manager who will be able to support you. 

This is NOT a Support Group, but an opportunity for you to check in with each other. 

Minds in Motion 

Minds in Motion® is a fitness and social program for those with early stage dementia and a friend, family member or caregiver. Enjoy physical activity conducted by a certified fitness instructor, followed by activities and social time in a relaxed atmosphere. Develop new friendships with others living similar experiences.

To learn more visit our Minds in Motion page

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