Saturday April 27, 2019
Ontario Science Centre | 770 Don Mills Road | Toronto
to the show only
Sunday September 8, 2019
Sheraton Parkway Toronto N | 600 Hwy 7 E | Richmond Hill
2019 TORONTO SPEAKERS
Session Room A
Coping with Change on the Dementia Journey: Encouraging Carer Resilience
Erin Hawker-Budlovsky, Social Worker & Project Lead of the Enhancing Care Program -
Alzheimer Society of Toronto
Cannabis and Lung Health
Learn about the potential harm to the lungs from smoking or vaping cannabis, harm reduction, and Canada’s lower risk cannabis use guidelines.
Chris Haromy BSc., RRT, CRE
Ontario Lung Association
Family Outreach and Response – Support Services
Karyn Deasley – Manager, Family Outreach and Response Program
Canadian Mental Health Association- Toronto
Don't just spring clean... SPRING CLEAR!
Caregiving takes time, energy and patience so it helps when your environment supports you and your loved one. Downsizing and organizing tips from Downsizing Diva.
Karen Shinn- Downsizing Diva
Session Room B
Caring for Yourself:
Caregiving can be a very lonely, tiring and exhaustive role for those caring for their loved ones. This workshop will help caregivers to reflect not only on their challenges, but also on how caregiving can nourish them, exploring ways to keep themselves healthy in body, mind and spirit.
Michelle O’Rourke – RN
Henri Nouwen Society
Hearing Loss; Signs, Symptoms and Solutions
Maria Simone, M.Sc. Reg CASLPO. Audiologist
Canadian Hearing Society
Caring for a Loved One with Cancer: Lessons from the lived experience
Holly Bradley, Director, Support Programs, Canadian Cancer Society
A Dozen Different Ways to Cope
In this empowering presentation, you will have the opportunity to self-monitor with self-awareness while gaining insight into the many ways of coping through adversity and loss.
Eleanor Silverberg, BA Psych, MSW, Grief Specialist & Coping Strategist for Caregivers