Workshop

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ABI Day Program

Location:  Paula Cassin Learning Centre - 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto, ON

Fridays: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This program will focus on providing practical information that you can use - on a variety of topics, from personal hygiene to health and safety.

Arts and Crafts

ABI Day Program

Location:  Paula Cassin Learning Centre- 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto, ON M8V 2E8
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Thursdays: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

This program will give you the opportunity to work on a variety of arts and craft projects.  The projects will be pre-planned and all materials are provided. If you prefer to work on independent projects, you are welcome to do so.

Peer Connections

ABI Day Program

Location: Paula Cassin Learning Centre - 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto, ON

Thursdays: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

You will connect with your peers through discussing current events and/or sharing individual experiences. You are encouraged to come prepared with topics – that you have an interest in.

Exercise

ABI Day Program

Location: Paula Cassin Learning Centre - 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto, ON

Wednesdays - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

You will be working different parts of your body while participating in stretching, building muscle, improving reflexes and cardio exercises.  In addition there will be group physical activities to promote team work, attention/concentration and relationship building.

My Computer and I

ABI Day Program

Location: Paula Cassin Learning Centre - 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto, ON

Tuesdays: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

You will work on your individual goals around learning to use the computer. You will have access to your own computer during the program time and you will have your own binder dedicated to information relevant to your learning.

Vegetarian Chef

ABI Day Program

Location:  Paula Cassin Learning Centre - 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto, ON

Wednesdays:  10:30 - 12:00 pm

You will enhance your cooking skills, as well as, learn new ones in the kitchen. The focus is on vegetarian cooking. You will enjoy the meal together afterwards and take any leftovers home.

My Computer and I

ABI Day Program

Location:  Paula Cassin Learning Centre - 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto

Tuesdays:  (you can only register for one session)

i) 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

ii) 1:00 - 2:00 pm

You will work on your individual goals around learning to use the computer. You will have access to your own computer during the program time and you will have your own binder dedicated to information relevant to your learning.

 

 

Cooking

ABI Day Program

LOCATION: Paula Cassin Learning Centre- 300 New Toronto Street, Unit 1, Toronto

Tuesdays - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

You will enhance your cooking skills and enable independence in meal preparation. You will work on reading and understanding the recipe, preparing ingredients and using correct tools, and maintaining a clean and safe kitchen.

 

Art Program

 

Location:  20 Palace Street, Main Floor Community Room

THURSDAYS (Every two weeks) - 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

In this program you will have opportunities to work on projects based on your personal interests and materials that are being used.  Materials and assistance from staff are adapted to each artist’s individual needs – custom easels, placement and modification of supplies, etc.  Art supplies are provided but you are also welcome to bring your own materials.

You can choose to learn about a technique that is new to you or explore using new materials or set-up, and this will be customized for you.

Caregivers Support Group

Caregivers Support Group

for the spouse/partner or parent of someone diagnosed with Huntington Disease (HD)

Hosted by PACE Independent Living and facilitated by the Huntington Society of Canada’s Social Worker (for Toronto and York Region), this session is an opportunity to meet and share with others experiencing life with a family member that has HD. The intent of the afternoon is to offer a safe and confidential setting to break the isolation and stimulate shared learning for the “caregiver”. This session is only open to spouses/partners and non-effected parents of an individual who has Huntington Disease or the HD gene.

 

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