Young Carers: Self Care for Care Partners

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time.

Young carers (18 to 40 years old) play an important role in the lives of family members living with mild cognitive impairment or dementia. This interactive workshop is designed to help care partners/family members caring for people living with dementia discuss the concept of Self Care and the important role it plays in managing the day-to-day stress

The following topics will be covered:

  • What is self-care?
  • Common barriers preventing caregivers from practicing self-care
  • The benefits of self-care habits
  • Strategies, approaches and ideas on incorporating self-care into our daily schedule
  • Emotional hygiene and how to practice it
  • Creating a self-care plan and sticking to it

For care partners or family member of a person living with dementia.

Facilitator: Curtis Larade, Social Worker with the Alzheimer Society Toronto

Registration required. University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and their partners are welcome. If you have any access needs to ensure your full participation in this event, please contact the Family Care Office and we will try our best to work with you and make appropriate arrangements.