December 2021
Holiday Wishes!
The AGI team would like to wish you and your family a Happy Holiday and a Healthy New Year. From our homes to yours, stay safe.
There is still time to donate
AGI's Annual Campaign
Your donation ensures that Montreal families continue to be well supported in a positive and caring way as they live with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Thank you if you have already donated!

To get your 2021 tax receipt, please make your donation before December 31st.

Click to donate online or call 514-485-7233 to give by phone.
Support for Caregivers
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Winter Session Support Group
Adult child
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm biweekly
 
Early-mid stage spousal
Thursday, January 6, 2022
10:00 am -11:30 am biweekly
 
Later stage spousal
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
10:30 am -12:00 pm biweekly

Ending the week of April 11, 2022
Register here.
CREATIVE WORKSHOP:
Understanding Grief through Journaling
These workshops explore the topic of grief through journaling and other creative means. It's open to caregivers who have lost a loved one with dementia.
 
Weekly on Wednesdays
From January 19 - March 7, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free & online via zoom
Deadline to register: January 7, 2022

For registration, please call or email us.
514-485-7233 | info@agiteam.org
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Yoga for Caregivers
Weekly on Mondays
Starting January 3rd, 2022
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Online via zoom

For registration, please call or email us.
514-485-7233 | info@agiteam.org
A Call for Mentors
AGI’s Safety Net is a mentorship program that supports family caregivers throughout their experience caring for someone with dementia. We are currently recruiting mentors!
 
If you have cared for someone living with dementia in the past and want to help others who are in that current position,
call today and become a mentor!
 
If you are interested, contact AGI counsellor, Amanda Ruda at amanda@agiteam.org
Programs for People Living with Dementia
Dance with us!
Dance Therapy from Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal
 
Weekly on Tuesdays
January 18 - April 5, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online via zoom

For registration, please call or email us.
514-485-7233 | info@agiteam.org
Go on a musical vacation!
Emma is a student who was providing music therapy to people living with dementia. This session was recorded
for them.

"Music is a powerful tool that can be used at home to take us to places all over the world." - Emma Rose
 
Watch her sing here.
Education and Training
January Lecture Series: 5 experts
Diagnosis, treatment, and care for people living with dementia
Dr. Howard Bergman (MD, FRCPC)
January 11
 
Different types of dementia
Dr. Wendy Chiu (MD.CM, FRCPC)
January 12
 
Behavioral symptoms of dementia and methods of management
Kristen Felten (MSW, APSW)
January 13
 
Early diagnosis and non-pharmaceutical interventions of Alzheimer’s disease
Dr. Zahra Moussavi (PhD)
January 17
 
Dementia risk reduction
Dr. Michael Hornberger (PhD)
January 18
 
Online & Free
All starting at 11:00 am
Register here or by phone at 514-485-7233

Made possible through the generosity of the
Lassner Learning Centre and the
Lindsay Memorial Foundation.
Helpful Resources and Information
AGI Holiday Office Hours
Closed as of:
Friday, December 24, 2021
12:00 pm
 
Open as of:
Monday, January 3, 2022
with regular hours

If you need psychosocial support during the holidays, please contact 811 for someone to assist you.
This is a 24hr/day service.
Programs and Services for Seniors
The purpose of this guide is to provide Seniors and their families with information about available government programs and services.

For English, click here

En français, cliquez ici
Covid Booster Available
Boosters are available. They are free of charge to people who meet

To learn more or to schedule your appointment, click here.
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Office Hours
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Charitable registration # 896090487RR0001

514-485-7233 | info@agiteam.org | www.agiteam.org

Alzheimer Groupe Inc (AGI) is a charitable organization that offers therapeutic programs to individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Additionally, AGI provides support services to families and professional care partners, focusing on best practices in dementia care, while sensitizing the community at large through education and awareness.