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Research and Medical Centers with FTD Focus | Support Groups in this Region

Upcoming Events

Youth Dementia Awareness Symposium
Sept. 30 – October 2, 2016                                                                                                                                
Cara Commons (Room 1-148)
Ted Rogers School of Management, 55 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Ontario

Do you know anyone between the age of 13 and 18 with a loved-one or family member diagnosed with FTD? If so please let them know about this unique opportunity to learn more about dementia and network with peers going through a similar experience. The symposium will begin with a networking event on Friday evening followed by a 2-day agenda that includes panel discussions on depictions of dementia in art and popular media. Click here for more information and the link to register.

Research and Medical Centers with a particular FTD focus

Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest

Baycrest FTD Clinics
3560 Bathurst St., 8th Flr. 
Brain Health Complex
Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1

http://www.baycrest.org/research/rotman-research-institute/

Contact: 416-785-2444
Drs. Morris Freedman and Tiffany Chow

St. Joseph’s Cognitive Neurology Clinic

Cognitive Neurology
Parkwood Hospital
801 Commissioners Rd. E, Rm A278
London, ON Canada
N6C 5J1

Contacts:
To schedule an appointment with a neurologist contact: Kathy Ayers at (519) 646-6032

For information about participating in research contact: Julia MacKinley or Sarah Jesso at 519-646-6000 ext 64852

University Health Network Memory Clinic

Toronto Western Hospital
399 Bathurst Street
West Wing, 5th Floor
Toronto, ON M5T 2S8

 Contact: (416) 603-5232

 http://www.uhn.ca/KNC/PatientsFamilies/Clinics_Tests/Memory_Clinic/Pages/about_us.aspx

Support Groups in this Region

London, Ontario

Meeting time:
First Wednesday of the month, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location:
Alzheimer outreach Services of McCormick Home
2022 Kains Road
London, Ontario N6K 0A8

Contact:
Helen Jevnikar BSW RSW at (519)439-9336, Ext 2342

Sarnia, Ontario

Meeting time:
Fourth Tuesday of the Month, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:
Sarnia Lambton Alzheimer Society
420 East North Street
Sarnia, Ontario

Contact:
Desiree Barrett, Support Services Coordinator at 519- 332-4444

Greater Toronto Area

FTD/Early Onset Dementia Caregivers

Meeting time:
One Sunday each month at 1:00 PM.  Contact facilitator to confirm dates.

Location:
Swiss Chalet 1021 Wilson Ave. North York,  ON  M3K 1G7

Contact: Janice Cox at 905 820 3117 or [email protected]

Ottawa, Ontario

Two groups are offered by the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County:

Early Onset Caregiver Support Group – for caregivers of person with dementia under the age of 65

“Between us” Support Group for persons diagnosed with Early Onset dementia, under the age of 65.

Contact:
For meeting times and locations please call (613) 523-4004

Toronto, Ontario

Frontotemporal Dementia Family Support Group, under the auspices of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Meeting time:
One Tuesday of the Month, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Contact facilitator to register and confirm dates.

Location:
Alzheimer Society of Toronto
20 Eglinton Ave. W., 16th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M4R 1K8

Contact:
Ekta Hattangady, Social Worker,
416-322-6560 x 6322 or  [email protected]