Atwater Library Alzheimer Café

The Atwater Library is partnering with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal to provide a monthly Alzheimer Café for Montrealers in the Library’s elegant Reading Room. Each session features socializing, refreshments, live music, and discussion about aspects of life with dementia.

For a pdf copy of the schedule click here.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

2018 Events – September to December

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Marie-Claude Giguère, consultant, author, and founder of Helping Seniors
Stay or Move?: The Conversation, the Taboos and the Options

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Vera Granikov, research librarian, and Reem El Sherif, Ph.D. student/research assistant, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University 
How Can You Find Reliable Information about Health Topics Online?

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Carrie Jiamin Dai, Ph.D. student and research assistant, School of Information Studies, McGill University
Technology for Everyone: Designing for Aging and Dementia

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Christiane Proulx, M.A. Creative Arts Therapies, counsellor at the Alzheimer Society of Montreal
The Holidays and Dementia: A Space between Stress and Resilience

2018 Events – April to June

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Kate Griffin of St. John Ambulance
Making your home safe

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Sandra Tickner-Broadhurst, music therapist
Music therapy

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Carol Jones, dance therapist at the National Centre for Dance Therapy / Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Dance therapy

2018 Events – January to March

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Marie-Pier Foucault, coordinator of services for people living with dementia with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal 
Ideas for spending quality time with a person who has Alzheimer’s disease

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Susan Sofer, occupational therapist
Driving and Alzheimer’s disease

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Jessica Smith, coordinator of a family caregivers support program with the YWCA/Y des femmes de Montréal
Navigating the health system and understanding CLSC services for seniors

 

Click here to see the events of 2017.
Click here to see the events of 2016.
Click here to see the events of 2015.
Click here to see the events of 2014.
Click here to see the events of 2013.
Click here to see the events of 2012.