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


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

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


Support Groups in this Region

London, Ontario

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

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

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

Sarnia Lambton Alzheimer Society
420 East North Street
Sarnia, Ontario

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.

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.

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.

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

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