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Relationships are at the heart of how we care. From stretching and conditioning to Tai Chi and Storytelling Club, see how our Therapeutic Recreationists are helping members find moments of connection.

We also host regular performances and virtual tours with exciting partners like the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), TOLive! and more

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We’re featured in the Toronto Star! Watch now

Relationships are at the heart of how we care. From stretching and conditioning to Tai Chi and Storytelling Club, see how our Therapeutic Recreationists are helping members find moments of connection.

We also host regular performances and virtual tours with exciting partners like the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO),Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), TOLive! and more

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SOCIAL RECREATION

OUR MEMBERS HAVE UNLIMITED ACCESS TO NEARLY 40 HOURS OF LIVE PROGRAMMING, 7 DAYS/WEEK –
YOU CHOOSE WHEN AND HOW OFTEN YOU JOIN, TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

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CAREGIVER SUPPORTS

BUILD SKILLS AND INSPIRE CONFIDENCE WITH THE RIGHT GUIDANCE, AT THE RIGHT TIME
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Caregiving 101

A virtual education series for new and veteran caregivers facilitated by social workers and occupational therapists.
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Personalized Counselling

Baycrest’s team of dementia and geriatric experts will curate solution focused and individualized online support for caregivers.
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Virtual Home Safety Assessment

An in-depth home safety assessment facilitated by a registered Occupational Therapist with detailed recommendations for optimizing independence and safety in the home.
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Online Group Therapy

This Psychotherapeutic group is designed to support either spouses or adult children caregivers facilitated by a Masters level social worker.
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Caregiving 101

A virtual education series for new and veteran caregivers facilitated by social workers and occupational therapists.
brain

Personalized Counselling

Baycrest’s team of dementia and geriatric experts will curate solution focused and individualized online support for caregivers.
bed

Virtual Home Safety Assessment

An in-depth home safety assessment facilitated by a registered Occupational Therapist.
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Online Group Therapy

This Psychotherapeutic group is designed to support either spouses or adult children caregivers facilitated by a Masters level social worker.

FEATURED CONTENT

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY RESOURCES TO SUPPORT YOUR JOURNEY TO BETTER AGING
New Fall Dates for Caregiving 101

Our Monthly Education Series for New and Veteran Caregivers

Our next four-week, eight-session Caregiving 101 course begins October 11, and runs to November 3, 2022.

Designed for spouses and adult children who are caring for a person with dementia, this course covers the fundamentals: how to equip your home for safety and accessibility, managing medications, dealing with challenging behaviours and activities of daily living (including verbal and non-verbal cues to boost communication and understanding). You’ll also hear from others in similar situations and have opportunities to share and connect.

For more information, or see upcoming course dates,

CLICK HERE
Caregiver Support Groups Returning this October – Registration is Open!
Baycrest@Home (B@H) social workers and geriatric specialists will lead a series of online group therapy sessions beginning in October. The following three sessions will be offered: “Young-Onset and Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group” for family caregivers of a partner or parent diagnosed with FTD or Young-Onset Alzheimer’s disease under the age of 65 (starts October 12); “Spouses and the Changing Relationship” – a series focused on learning to effectively manage stress and burnout, while strengthening coping skills and increasing knowledge about caring for a spouse or partner with dementia (starts October 13); and “Adult Children and the Changing Relationship”, which brings together daughters and sons of someone living with dementia to share advice, experiences and support (begins October 25). 

Each course will feature weekly sessions and runs for eight weeks. For more information, or to inquire about a specific support group,

VISIT
Ask Us Anything! We’ll Answer Your Questions about Caring for Someone with Dementia

THUSDAY OCTOBER 20TH, 2022 @7PM

Join Social Worker and Dementia Coach, Yuliya Goloida, for our free info session on “Caregiving 101”: a monthly paid education series focused on learning to care for someone living with dementia.

Yuliya will introduce course topics like: communication at every stage of dementia, how to equip your home for safety, managing medications and more. Stay for Q&A to have your specific questions answered by our experts in geriatric health.

Registration is free.

SIGN UP HERE
More Fall dates and information available here
Next in our Caregiver Webinar Series: “Inclusive Caregiving for 2SLGBTQ+ older adults”

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19TH, 2022

Join Dr. Adriana Shnall, PhD in conversation with featured panelists: Tom Warner, author and Chair of Senior Pride Network; speaker and transactivist Shoshana Pellman and John Vigna, Social Worker and Educator. Participants will gain a more in-depth awareness and understanding of 2SLGBTQ+ elders and seniors and our unique life experiences, issues, concerns and needs. Learn what you can do to support 2SLGBTQ+ elders and seniors and how to create safer, respectful and more affirming spaces and services.

Registration and further details available here

REGISTER HERE
Contact us for additional programs available in our subscription plans.
Discover Dance Series

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19TH, 2022

Featuring artist SaMel Tanz

SaMel Tanz is a Toronto based dance collective established in 2015. Samantha Schleese (M.A, BFA) and Melissa Hart (BFA), both versatile and experienced dance artists, founded SaMel Tanz to share stories through a unique fusion of Contemporary movement and techniques with Street and Latin influences. Their full-length works address crucial social issues that are relevant to the times and society at large (identity, female empowerment and mental health) with hopes to motivate audiences to start conversations in their own communities. SaMel Tanz facilitates and adjudicates countless youth initiatives and continues to highlight the importance of community in all their endeavors.

LEARN MORE
Contact us for additional programs available in our subscription plans.
Our Director, Simon Cheesman at Baycrest@Home was interviewed by Marc Saltzman on his “Tech Talk” podcast.

Hear how an innovation team at our hospital is creating instant access – and social connection – for older adults aging in their homes: connecting clients to Baycrest’s counselling and education services, a recreation program and live classes. Powered by 100 years of clinical expertise in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, enabled by simple technology.

LISTEN HERE
Making Art, Making Change

Making Art Making Change is a non-profit charity committed to giving voice to social issues within communities through the use of visual arts, mixed media and storytelling. Partnering with Baycrest@Home, our program introduces participants to art-making as a way to find a visual representation of their rich experience where materials and techniques are explored as possibilities for self-expression.

READ MORE
Caregiver Webinar Series: What Does it Mean to Care? Revealing the Complexities, Recognizing the Contributions

From home and institutional contexts, to public conversations (like those drawn from news media), Dr. Amanda Grenier reveals some of the taken-for-granted assumptions about care. Starting with everyday examples, her talk will expand our ideas and practices of care into a broader social responsibility.

WATCH NOW
New Fall Dates for Caregiving 101

Our Monthly Education Series for New and Veteran Caregivers

Our next four-week, eight-session Caregiving 101 course begins October 11, and runs to November 3, 2022.

Designed for spouses and adult children who are caring for a person with dementia, this course covers the fundamentals: how to equip your home for safety and accessibility, managing medications, dealing with challenging behaviours and activities of daily living (including verbal and non-verbal cues to boost communication and understanding). You’ll also hear from others in similar situations and have opportunities to share and connect.

For more information, or see upcoming course dates,

CLICK HERE
Caregiver Support Groups Returning this October – Registration is Open!
Baycrest@Home (B@H) social workers and geriatric specialists will lead a series of online group therapy sessions beginning in October. The following three sessions will be offered: “Young-Onset and Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group” for family caregivers of a partner or parent diagnosed with FTD or Young-Onset Alzheimer’s disease under the age of 65 (starts October 12); “Spouses and the Changing Relationship” – a series focused on learning to effectively manage stress and burnout, while strengthening coping skills and increasing knowledge about caring for a spouse or partner with dementia (starts October 13); and “Adult Children and the Changing Relationship”, which brings together daughters and sons of someone living with dementia to share advice, experiences and support (begins October 25). 

Each course will feature weekly sessions and runs for eight weeks. For more information, or to inquire about a specific support group,

VISIT
Ask Us Anything! We’ll Answer Your Questions about Caring for Someone with Dementia

THURSDAY OCTOBER 20TH, 2022 @ 7PM EST

Join Social Worker and Dementia Coach, Yuliya Goloida, for our free info session on “Caregiving 101”: a monthly paid education series focused on learning to care for someone living with dementia.

Yuliya will introduce course topics like: communication at every stage of dementia, how to equip your home for safety, managing medications and more. Stay for Q&A to have your specific questions answered by our experts in geriatric health.

Registration is free.

SIGN UP HERE
More Fall dates and information available here
Next in our Caregiver Webinar Series: “Inclusive Caregiving for 2SLGBTQ+ older adults”

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19th, 2022 @ 12PM

Join Dr. Adriana Shnall, PhD in conversation with featured panelists: Tom Warner, author and Chair of Senior Pride Network; speaker and transactivist Shoshana Pellman and John Vigna, Social Worker and Educator. Participants will gain a more in-depth awareness and understanding of 2SLGBTQ+ elders and seniors and our unique life experiences, issues, concerns and needs. Learn what you can do to support 2SLGBTQ+ elders and seniors and how to create safer, respectful and more affirming spaces and services.

Registration and further details available here

REGISTER HERE
Contact us for additional programs available in our subscription plans.
Discover Dance Series

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19TH, 2022

Featuring Artist SaMel Tanz

SaMel Tanz is a Toronto based dance collective established in 2015. Samantha Schleese (M.A, BFA) and Melissa Hart (BFA), both versatile and experienced dance artists, founded SaMel Tanz to share stories through a unique fusion of Contemporary movement and techniques with Street and Latin influences. Their full-length works address crucial social issues that are relevant to the times and society at large (identity, female empowerment and mental health) with hopes to motivate audiences to start conversations in their own communities. SaMel Tanz facilitates and adjudicates countless youth initiatives and continues to highlight the importance of community in all their endeavors.

LEARN MORE
Contact us for additional programs available in our subscription plans.
Our Director, Simon Cheesman at Baycrest@Home was interviewed by Marc Saltzman on his “Tech Talk” podcast.

Hear how an innovation team at our hospital is creating instant access – and social connection – for older adults aging in their homes: connecting clients to Baycrest’s counselling and education services, a recreation program and live classes. Powered by 100 years of clinical expertise in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, enabled by simple technology.

LISTEN HERE
Making Art, Making Change

Making Art Making Change is a non-profit charity committed to giving voice to social issues within communities through the use of visual arts, mixed media and storytelling. Partnering with Baycrest@Home, our program introduces participants to art-making as a way to find a visual representation of their rich experience where materials and techniques are explored as possibilities for self-expression.

READ MORE
Caregiver Webinar Series: What Does it Mean to Care? Revealing the Complexities, Recognizing the Contributions

From home and institutional contexts, to public conversations (like those drawn from news media), Dr. Amanda Grenier reveals some of the taken-for-granted assumptions about care. Starting with everyday examples, her talk will expand our ideas and practices of care into a broader social responsibility.

WATCH NOW

ABOUT BAYCREST

Baycrest@Home is built on your trust in our expertise. Baycrest is a global leader in aging and brain health. Through our extensive programs and services, we’re working to defeat dementia and pave the way for better aging.

We offer unmatched experience and breadth in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education, accumulated over more than 100 years.

Baycrest envisions a world where every older adult can realize their potential throughout the aging journey and experience a life of purpose, inspiration and fulfilment.

ABOUT BAYCREST

Baycrest@Home is built on your trust in our expertise. Baycrest is a global leader in aging and brain health. Through our extensive programs and services, we’re working to defeat dementia and pave the way for better aging.

We offer unmatched experience and breadth in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education, accumulated over more than 100 years.

Baycrest envisions a world where every older adult can realize their potential throughout the aging journey and experience a life of purpose, inspiration and fulfilment.

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