Support Groups & Programs for the Care Partner

The Enhancing Care for Ontario Care Partners Program

Delivered in partnership with the Sinai Health System Reitman Centre, the Enhancing Care (EC) Program offers therapeutic skills training to family or other unpaid care partners who are giving care to individuals living with dementia. The program provides practical skill-building and emotional support to help care partners deal with the stress and complexities of caregiving.

Drop In Care Partner Support Groups

ASLM now offers a variety of specialized support groups for family and friends of those living with dementia. These groups are offered in several locations on multiple days of the week in order to work with any schedule. Registration is recommended but not required.

These support groups include:

  • Early Stage Spousal Support
  • Adult Child Support (age 35+)
  • Thursday Afternoon Support (Salvation Army)
  • Young Care Partner Support (under 35)
  • Saturday Morning Support

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A support group for those in the early stages of dementia AND their care partner. The Care~2 support group allows the homebound care partner to attend a support group facilitated by an ASLM Registered Social Worker, while their loved one with dementia can attend a concurrently run social recreation program. Attendees must be registered ASLM clients.

To see a list of Support Groups for people living with dementia visit our Living with Dementia page.

Upcoming Support Groups

Wed 12

Adult Child Support Group

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thu 13

MCI/Early Stage Spousal Support Group

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Thu 13

Circle of Friends Support Group

August 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 15

Saturday Morning Support Group

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Thu 20
Mon 24

Care~2 Support Group

August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 25

Circle of Friends Support Group

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tue 25

MCI/Early Stage Spousal Support Group

August 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sep 03

MCI Alumni Support Group

September 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sep 09

Adult Child Support Group

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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