After-Stroke-Virtual-Activities NEW - After Stroke Virtual Activities!

NEW - After Stroke Virtual Activities!

6/1/2020 12:00 PM
6/30/2020 12:00 PM
 

Woman on computer

Connecting to one another virtually

How is everyone managing self distancing? Are you looking to talk with other survivors and caregivers? Share stories of activities and staying healthy?

After Stroke has been working to find ways to plan activities and keep everyone connected. We have a number of virtual (online) sessions, meetings and workshops planned, so you can maintain your connection with the community from the comfort and safety of your home. We also encourage those who have Facebook to join our After Stroke Facebook group as a way to stay connected during this time. 

*All our online programs require registration. Registration is easy and only takes minutes to complete. Please register for your program of choice using the contact information provided below. Once we receive your registration request, someone will be in touch with you and send you the login instructions and link to access the online program. 

Our online virtual events are hosted on the Zoom web conferencing network. For those of you who are new to connecting to Zoom web events or for those who need a refresher, please review the following login instructions for computer and telephone:


To interact during the sessions, once you go to the website link and enter your Meeting ID number to login, phone in to the session by dialing in using one of the following location numbers:
     1-647-558-0588
     1-778-907-2071
     1-438-809-7799
     1-587-328-1099
     1-647-374-4685

The first few minutes of each meeting will be dedicated to allowing people to logon. Also you can reach out to us in advance afterstroke@marchofdimes.ca or 1.888.540.6666 if you have questions.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to staying connected to you! 


Upcoming Virtual Events

June  

Date & Time

Event

Description

Link

Monday, June 1
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 
(*Most Mondays)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Monday, June 1
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, June 2
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT

Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, June 2
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT

After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email

Wednesday, June 3
(weekly)
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


PERK Activities

​PERK is a program that aims to help people stay mentally sharp while enjoying group camaraderie. PERK activities are fun, trigger all your senses, and are different from what you used to doing. It uses imagination, concentration, creativity, memory, brainstorming and social interaction. This program is a great fit for participants who enjoy meeting others, and learning new things.
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Wednesday, June 3
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program (Wednesday session)
​Wednesday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Thursday, June 4
(weekly)
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 am NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Thursday session)
​Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Thursday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Jocelyne Ilunga by email at
jilunga@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-556-6273 

Register by email

Thursday, June 4
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Thursday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Thursday, June 4
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


Get the most out of your Grocery Shopping for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers

Learn about tips and tricks to ensure a safe, efficient grocery shopping experience. We will discuss safe grocery options, how to plan food purchases to reduce your risk when navigating the store, and time saving tips to make the most of your grocery store experience.

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Todd Kennedy by email at
tkennedy@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-807-355-1631 

Register by email
Thursday, June 4
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Thursday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Thursday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Thursday, June 4
12 noon PDT
1 pm MDT
2 pm CDT
3 pm EDT
4 pm ADT
4:30 pm NDT


Caregiver Project Fireside Chat 3 Part Series
Part 3: Brain Health Summary

​Grab a cup of coffee and join our weekly fireside chat with Anna Malfara from The Memories Plus Group for the 3rd of a 3 part series.              

In this final series, we will share some resources, practical brain health tips and answer any questions you may have.

Anna will quickly recap the first 2 series on Brain Health Overview and Stay Sharp; Keep your brain fit for life!

Join us for this informative chat!

Registration is required.  
Register for this webinar on Eventbrite:


Register



Friday, June 5
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program 
(Friday session)

​Friday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Friday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Monday, June 8
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 
(*Most Mondays)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Monday, June 8
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, June 9
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, June 9
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email

Wednesday, June 10
(weekly)
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


PERK Activities

​PERK is a program that aims to help people stay mentally sharp while enjoying group camaraderie. PERK activities are fun, trigger all your senses, and are different from what you used to doing. It uses imagination, concentration, creativity, memory, brainstorming and social interaction. This program is a great fit for participants who enjoy meeting others, and learning new things.
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Wednesday, June 10
(monthly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Caregiver Café​An opportunity for caregivers to come together to discuss their needs and share information. 
(*Once a month on the second Wednesday of each month.)
 
Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Barb Moore by email at
bmoore@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-439-4178 

Register by email

Wednesday, June 10
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Family Caregiver Experience 4-Part Series: The Unexpected Journey of Caring - The Transformation from Loved One to Caregiver 

​Session #1: When Help Disappoints: Why Caregivers Sometimes Say No to Support from Family and Friends

There’s nothing more painful and bewildering than being misunderstood and disappointed by people you care about and who you believe care about you. When the people you most want to understand don’t (or can’t), there is fallout, not only to your relationships but also to your ability to navigate your care situation. In this interactive workshop, Donna Thomson and Dr. Zachary White and explore the barriers and rewards of being open to support and help from others.

Registration is required.  
Register for this webinar on Eventbrite:


Register


Wednesday, June 10
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program (Wednesday session)
​Wednesday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Wednesday)
Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Thursday, June 11
(weekly)
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 am NDT

After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Thursday session)
​Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Thursday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Jocelyne Ilunga by email at
jilunga@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-556-6273 

Register by email

Thursday, June 11
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Thursday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register



Thursday, June 11
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Thursday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Thursday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Friday, June 12
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program 
(Friday session)

​Friday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Friday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Monday, June 15
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 pm NDT

Communicating Through Technology

We are now using technology more than ever as we practice physical distancing. Join Elizabeth Faraone, speech-language pathologist and March of Dimes Canada employee in this discussion around using technology to get your message across.

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email

Monday, June 15
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 
(*Most Mondays)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Monday, June 15
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, June 16
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT

Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, June 16
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT

After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email

Wednesday, June 17
(weekly)
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


PERK Activities

​PERK is a program that aims to help people stay mentally sharp while enjoying group camaraderie. PERK activities are fun, trigger all your senses, and are different from what you used to doing. It uses imagination, concentration, creativity, memory, brainstorming and social interaction. This program is a great fit for participants who enjoy meeting others, and learning new things.
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Wednesday, June 17
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Family Caregiver Experience 4-Part Series: The Unexpected Journey of Caring - The Transformation from Loved One to Caregiver ​Session #2: Caregiver Relationship Confusion: Reclaiming Meaningful Connections and Self-Compassion

What happens to you and your relationships when you are transformed from a loved one to a caregiver? The caregiver role and relationship is full of paradoxes that can create ongoing challenges. In this interactive workshop, Donna Thomson and Dr. Zachary White identify specific and recurring caregiver relationship challenges and provide communication strategies participants can use to begin rethinking their relationship with their loved one and reclaim the value of their caregiving role.

Registration is required.  
Register for this webinar on Eventbrite:


Register

Wednesday, June 17
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program (Wednesday session)
​Wednesday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Thursday, June 18
(weekly)
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 am NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Thursday session)
​Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Thursday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Jocelyne Ilunga by email at
jilunga@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-556-6273 

Register by email

Thursday, June 18
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Thursday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Thursday, June 18
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Thursday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Thursday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Friday, June 19
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 pm ADT
11:30 pm NDT

Benefits and Credits with the Canada Revenue Agency

Don’t miss out on the benefits and credits you may be eligible for! Join Satheesan Sabanathan, Outreach Officer for the Canada Revenue Agency, as he explains what is available for Canadians to claim and also discusses the new changes around COVID-19.

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email

Friday, June 19
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program 
(Friday session)

​Friday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Friday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Monday, June 22
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 
(*Most Mondays)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Monday, June 22
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, June 23
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, June 23
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email

Wednesday, June 24
(weekly)
10:30 am PDT
11:30 am MDT
12:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm EDT
2:30 pm ADT
3:00 pm NDT


PERK Activities

​PERK is a program that aims to help people stay mentally sharp while enjoying group camaraderie. PERK activities are fun, trigger all your senses, and are different from what you used to doing. It uses imagination, concentration, creativity, memory, brainstorming and social interaction. This program is a great fit for participants who enjoy meeting others, and learning new things.
(*Every Wednesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Wednesday, June 24
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Family Caregiver Experience 4-Part Series: The Unexpected Journey of Caring - The Transformation from Loved One to Caregiver 

​Session #3: Be Your Own Community Organizer

In this interactive workshop, Donna Thomson and Dr. Zachary White will introduce tools such as care and relationship mapping to reveal the personal science of daily needs and match those with hidden assets for community support.

Registration is required.  
Register for this webinar on Eventbrite:


Register


Wednesday, June 24
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program (Wednesday session)
​Wednesday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Wednesday)
Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Thursday, June 25
(weekly)
7 am PDT
8 am MDT
9 am CDT
10 am EDT
11 am ADT
11:30 am NDT

After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Thursday session)
​Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Thursday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Jocelyne Ilunga by email at
jilunga@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-289-556-6273 

Register by email

Thursday, June 25
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EDT
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Thursday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register



Thursday, June 25
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Thursday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Thursday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Friday, June 26
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT

DesignAbility Presentation
(Encore Presentation)
Missed this presentation on May 15th? Join us this time! The March of Dimes Canada DesignAbility® program offers custom-built solutions and modifications to the everyday challenges that can be faced by people living with physical disabilities. Join us for this encore presentation to learn about the program and to see what may be available for you! Already have an assistive device you use for cooking, bathing or gardening? Bring it with you to share it with others.

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email

Friday, June 26
(weekly)
1 pm PDT
2 pm MDT
3 pm CDT
4 pm EDT
5 pm ADT
5:30 pm NDT


Virtual Stroke Recovery Program 
(Friday session)

​Friday session: Connect with others, brain exercises, discussion topic, and a chair exercise session
(*Every Friday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.


Register


Monday, June 29
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


Ask an Expert
(Most Mondays)
Information, inspiration, and resources for stroke recovery, presented by medical and rehabilitation professionals. Topics are timely and relevant during this pandemic. These interactive sessions only need you to bring your curiosity and questions. 
(*Most Mondays)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please complete a short online form.

Register

Monday, June 29
(weekly)
11 am PDT
12 noon MDT
1 pm CDT
2 pm EDT
3 pm ADT
3:30 pm NDT


Aphasia Connect Virtual Group
(Monday session)
Join people with aphasia and other communcation disorders in a guided conversation. An opportunity to meet new people and stay connected. 
(*Every Monday for one hour)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Elizabeth Faraone by email at
efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-697-4936 

Register by email

Tuesday, June 30
(weekly)
9 am PDT
10 am MDT
11 am CDT
12 noon EST
1 pm ADT
1:30 pm NDT


Chair Exercises for Stroke Recovery
(Tuesday session)
​Join us for a free one-hour chair exercise session led by a certified fitness trainer. All you need is:
  • a chair that doesn’t move, and doesn’t have armrests 
    (if you are using a wheelchair, make sure your brakes are on and remove your armrests)
  • enough room around your chair to stretch out your arms and legs
  • water
  • a pillow
(*Every Tuesday and Thursday)

Registration is required.  
Register by completing a short online form.

Register


Tuesday, June 30
(weekly)
10 am PDT
11 am MDT
12 noon CDT
1 pm EDT
2 pm ADT
2:30 pm NDT


After Stroke Virtual Community Conversation
(Tuesday session)
Join survivors and caregivers from all over Canada to meet, share knowledge and resources.
(*Every Tuesday)

Registration is required. 
To register for this program, please contact Laura Tomkins by email at
ltomkins@marchofdimes.ca
or call 1-416-525-3687 

Register by email











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