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 the Alzheimer Society’s September to December 2019 Program of services and events throughout the Montreal region, please click here.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Upcoming 2019 Events – September to December

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Isabelle Caldairou, Coordinator – Groups and Activities, Alzheimer Society of Montreal
How to Spend Quality Time Together – Activities and Strategies

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Caregivers Got Talent! Talent sharing and creative expression by caregivers.

Past 2019 Events

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Mélanie Roy, MBA, MPM, occupational therapist
How to Preserve the Autonomy of People with Alzheimer’s Disease in Daily Activities:
Strategies and Tools

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
How to Make it Through: Inspiring and helpful testimonials from caregivers followed by a panel discussion led by Christiane Proulx, counsellor at the Alzheimer Society of Montreal

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Melanie Levy, BSc, MSc, MSW student at McGill University and intern at the Alzheimer Society of Montreal
Caregiver Burnout: Prevention, Signs, and Finding Support

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Jessica Seidman, Coordinator of Clinical Services, Alzheimer Society of Montreal
GRIEF: The Obscure Companion of Dementia

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Francine Cytrynbaum, MSW, special care counselling teacher, Vanier College; trainer and support group facilitator, Alzheimer Society of Montreal
CAREGIVING AS A TEAM: Family Dynamics and the Caregiver Experience

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Amrita Choudhury, instructor and dance therapist at E.N.C.O.R.E for Seniors.
The Joy of Breathwork and Movement for Health and Well-Being

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Lucile Agarrat, psychologist, Clinique de cognition, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal
Caregiving: Coping Strategies that Help Prevent Burnout 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Howard P. Riback, caregiver and therapist
Addiction and Caregiving: Understanding Addiction and Finding Help

Click here to see the events of 2018.
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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.