Alzheimer Café – Hosted by the Atwater Library and the Alzheimer Society of Montreal

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.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Victoria McKinlay at or 514-935-7344  ext’n 206.

2016 Events

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Carlos Roncero, a Jewish General Hospital researcher, and Harneet-Kaur Singh, a researcher/journalist at MoCA Clinic & Institute, give a presentation on “Exploring research on dementia: Sharing local and global efforts.”

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Gilberte Fleishmann and Jessica Seidman of the Alzheimer Society of Montreal discuss “Taking care of yourself! Uncovering caregiver stress and meditation practices that can help manage it!”

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Dominique Trudeau, Head of Education Programs at the McCord Museum, makes a presentation on “Sharing our memories and our stories.”

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Marie-Claude Giguère of Helping Seniors, and Noémie Rossi, Social Worker, CSSS de la Montagne and Team Leader of PHPE (Program Long-Term Care Evaluation), make a presentation on “Planning for the Future: What to Consider When it Comes to Long-Term Care.”

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Marie-Pier Malo, Art Therapist, YWCA Family Caregivers Support Program, gives a presentation on “Art Therapy: Using Art as a Tool for Healing.” Come discover the benefits of the arts, whether or not you think you have any artistic ability!

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Melissa Tan, Music Therapist with Westmount Music Therapy, gives a presentation on “The Joy of Music” to celebrate the start of summer.

Click here to see the events of 2015.
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Click here to see the events of 2013.
Click here to see the events of 2012.