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CARERS Program (8 sessions)


Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Alzheimer Society of Toronto, 20 Eglinton Ave W, 16th Fl, Toronto, M4R 1K8








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 Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM There may be concurrent programming for your family member with dementia on-site. This will be confirmed at the time of your screening call. COST: FREE, registration is required.

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