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Caregivers and Family Members caring for someone Dementia

As a family caregiver, you may experience complex emotions and stress, and have to take on new roles and responsibilities. At times you may also find it difficult to balance the different aspects of your life.

Our services include:

  • The Reitman Centre Carers Group Program: a skills-based training program for family members caring for someone with dementia. Caregivers learn problem solving techniques (PST) and receive clincal coaching in  developing communications skills through our unique simulation method.
  • Individual, group and family interventions: depending on your needs and availability there are options such as group or one-on-one sessions with a clinician to provide counselling, system navigation and practical skills training.
  • All services require an initial assessment at Mount Sinai Hospital and are free of charge with an Ontario health card.

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NEW Caregiver Mobile App:  Dementia Advisor is our exciting new mobile application (App) designed to helps improve caregivers' communication and problem solving skills through scenario-based training and expert coaching. It's purposefully designed to be there for you, in your hands, where and when you need it; providing evidenced-based tips and learnings that apply to your life. Visit the Dementia Advisor website for more information and to download the app.  It's available on the App Store (iPhone) and Google Play (Android)
Carers Group


For family caregivers - An eight session skills-based, problem solving training program including our unique simulation method

Group Program

Care Recipient Group

For the person with dementia - an arts-based activity program

TEACH program

TEACH Program

For family caregivers - A four session pratical skills training program

Individual Support program

Individual Support

Individual sessions with a clinician