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Local Events for Caregivers in the Hamilton Area

Summary of events related to senior care, home care and caregiving in the Greater Hamilton Area.

Please note that some events are for staff and volunteers only.


Alzheimer's Learning Day

With 564,000 Canadians currently living with dementia, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, nearly everyone is touched by this condition in their lifetime.

Those living with Alzheimer’s may include our parents, spouses, clients, co-workers, neighbours or grandparents, and they need us to understand more about the disease.

We all have something to learn or share about Alzheimer’s, as well as other forms of dementia. Join us on Alzheimer’s Learning℠ Day so together we can be better prepared to care for our friends and loved ones.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sept 26 3-4pm EDT (1-2pm CDT) for Family Caregivers

Sept 26 5-6pm EDT (3-4pm CDT) for Professional Caregivers

Click here to Register to Participate in Canada’s Alzheimer’s Learning Day 

Past Events

Walk for Alzheimer's - Hamilton/McMaster University

Walk or Run on the indoor track. Registration begins at Noon. Refreshments following at 2:30.Collect pledges online or call for a pledge form to win great incentive prizes. 

Event Location: McMaster University David Braley Centre Indoor Track, Hamilton, ON


Event Details

Date: Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Time: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m

Contact: Dawn Vince

Phone: 905-529-7030 ext. 210



Seniors Day at Shoppers Home Health Care

Home Instead will be attending with a booth to provide information to customers about the in home care and support they can provide.

Parking available, free, no registration, refreshments and bake sale on site 

When: August 20

In-Services with Staywell Program at St Joes Healthcare West 5th Hospital

A representative from Home Instead Senior Care will be on hand to present in home care and support options to both staff and clients of the Stay Well Program

(not open to public)

When: July 9

In Service with the Staywell Program at St Josephs Healthcare in Stoney Creek

A representative from Home Instead Senior Care will be on hand to present in home care and support options to both staff and clients of the Stay Well Program

(not open to public)

When: July 8

Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences Centre presents their 2015 Successful Aging Speaker Series

Please join Dr. Lora Giangregorio to learn about exercise and physical activity recommendations that can help prevent falls and fractures. There is free admission, free refreshments and free parking on site.  

When: June 12th, 2015
Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm
Venue: St. Peters Hospital- Auditorium
Address:  88 Maplewood Ave, Hamilton

Please RSVP to Shannon Cotnam at (905) 521-2100 ext. 73913 or

Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Webinar Series

Dr. Gillian Mulvale will present the findings of a recent report commissioned by the Alzheimers Society of Canada to better understand differences in dementia prevalence estimates and projections for Canada.

When: June 15, 2015
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Dundas Community Services Annual Seniors Fair

The Seniors’ Fair will consist of a keynote speaker & displays demonstrating healthy ideas with regards to the mind, body & soul, along with refreshments and door prizes

When: June 16, 2015
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre
Address: 10 Market Street South, Dundas

Toronto Seniors Wellness Symposium

Seniors Wellness Fair and Seminars: the symposium will consist of information and education on resources available to seniors, their families and caregivers.

When: June 17, 2015
Time: 9:30am to 3:00pm
Venue: Bendale Long Term Care Home- Foyer Pavillon Omer Deslauriers
Address: 2920 Lawrence Ave East (Brimley/Lawrence), Toronto

For more information please visit:

MPP Paul Millers 6th Annual Seniors Fair

Information booths related to services for seniors in our community! Will include prizes, coffee, tea and light snacks

When: June 24, 2015
Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: Royal Canadian Legion, Stoney Creek Branch 622
Address: 12 King Street East, Stoney Creek (Corner of Lake Ave.)

For more information please view the poster

19th Annual Senior of the Year Awards

The gala event is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of past and present Senior of the Year Awards nominees and award recipients, recognizing seniors who have made outstanding voluntary contributions to enriching the social, cultural or civic life of our community

When: June 24, 2015
Time: Reception begins at 5:00pm
Venue: Michelangelo Events and Conference Centre
Address: 1555 Upper Ottawa Street, Hamilton

For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the following link

Wellness Fair and Open House

Join us for our Wellness Fair and Open House!

When: Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Where: Sackville Seniors Centre, 780 Upper Wentworth Street

Please contact 905-546-2541

Lunch and Learn

June 17 

Are you looking to help a patient and their family with a safe transition home?

Join us at a “Lunch & Learn” and discover how Home Instead Senior Care can assist 

(not open to public)


Health and Wellness Expo

When: Tuesday, June 16 - 10:30am - 1pm

Where: 360 King St. E

Community Agency booths, displays, entertainment, refreshments. Learn today what you may need to know tomorrow. Call

905-546-2424 x 5179 for details

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