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Social Recreation Programs

 

Led by our specialist facilitators trained on Alzheimer's disease information series, as well as our highly dedicated volunteers, our Social Recreation Programs offer innovative programs and services geared towards caregivers and individuals in the earlier stages of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias (ADOD).

Our Social Recreation programs are supported in part by:

 



 
Monthly Social Recreation Programs​
 
Food for Thought

Clients and volunteers work collaboratively to prepare, cook, socialize and dine with new friends. 
Food for Thought program information here 

 

Garden Club

Garden and nature-based craft program held in our secure garden (weather permitting) or indoors.

Seeds of Inspiration Program Information here 
Remaining 2017 dates: Dec. 8 (ASLM Office 10:00 - 12:00 noon) Dec. 15 (10:00 - 12:00 noon)

2018 
ASLM Office Session 1 (10:00 - 12:00 noon): Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4, June 1
2018
ASLM Office Session 2 (10:00 - 12:00 noon): Jan. 19, Feb. 16 ,Mar. 16, Apr. 20, May 18, June 15
 

This program is generously supported by the Jack and Barbara Hay Foundation.


Games Galore

Using cards and games to increase cognitive stimulation in a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere. 

Easy Games and Cards program information here
Remaining 2017 dates: Dec. 8 (Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre 1:30 - 3:00pm)

2018 Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre (1:30 - 3:00pm): Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4, June 1
2018 East London Public Library (10:30 - 12:00 noon): Jan. 9, Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, June 12

 


Artful Minds

Expressive art program where the use of creative arts will generate opportunities for communication, engagement and socialization.

Artful Minds program information here 
Remaining 2017 dates: Dec. 18 (ASLM Office 10:00 - 12:00 noon)

2018 ASLM Office Session 1 (10:30 - 12:00 noon): Jan. 8, Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, June 11
2018 ASLM Office Session 2 (10:30 - 12:00 noon): Jan. 22, Feb. 26, Mar. 26, Apr. 23, May 28, June 25
 

View our short documentary of the Artful Minds Program

This program is generously supported by Mrs. Lorraine Shuttleworth
 

London Life Interactive Memory Tour Program

 Innovative memory making through active day trips, historical reminiscing, storytelling and  memory sharing.

London Life Interactive Memory Tour program information here 
2018 Eldon House Tour: February 6, 2018 (leaving at 11:00 am)
2018 Moore Water Gardens: June 6, 2018 (leaving at 11:30 am)

This program is supported by



 
Sessional Programs
 

Social Recreation Programs that are sessional (only available at certain times of the year for a specific time frame) are priced as listed below each program description.


The Intergenerational Choir Project

Connecting clients and high school students to share a rich musical experience. 

Intergenerational Choir Project program information here 
2018 Sisters of St. Joseph (3:00 - 4:00pm): Mar. 1, 8, 22, Apr. 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17
2018 Concert: May 24, 7:00pm at Oakridge Presbyterian Church


View our short documentary on the IG Choir.  

This program is generously supported by
Dr. M.L.Myers and Dr. Jennie Wells

Summer Sing-A-Long

Bringing together clients' and caregivers' voices for an enjoyable (and therapeutic) musical session.

Summer Sing-A-Long program, time and location information here 




Making Strides!

A 6-week guided pole walking group held in spring and fall. 

Making Strides! program information here 
 

Fee: $30.00 per couple (or $15 per individual)

 

Minds in Motion®
An 8-week community-based program incorporating physical activity and mental stimulation. 

Minds in Motion program information here 
2018 Westminster Community Church (10:00 - 12:00 noon): Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22, Mar. 1, 8 (no class on Feb. 15)
2018 Salvation Army (2:30 -  4:30pm): Apr. 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11(no class on May 21)
 


This program is generously supported by Sunningdale Golf and Country Club.

 
For an overview of all our Social Recreation Programs click here.

 

December Social Recreation Program Calendar (click to download)


To register for any of our Social Recreation Programs, contact our Social Recreation Program Coordinator at 519-680-2404 ext. 222 or jpruder@alzheimerlondon.ca

 

Click here to download the fee schedule of our social recreation programs and specialized programs