Toronto Show

Saturday April 27, 2019

Ontario Science Centre | 770 Don Mills Road | Toronto


to the show only

York Show

Sunday September 8, 2019

Sheraton Parkway Toronto N | 600 Hwy 7 E | Richmond Hill




Session Room A

11:30 am




12:30 pm






1:30 pm




2:30 pm

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

11:00 am







12:00 pm




1:00 pm



2:00 pm

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

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