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At The Centre for Dreams, we understand the unique challenges and responsibilities that caregivers and families face when caring for individuals with developmental disabilities. Our newly formed Caregiver Wellness Group, is a supportive community designed to educate, empower and uplift caregivers, providing a space for personal growth, connection, and self-care.

 

Our Caregiver Wellness Group is committed to sharing information and resources all while providing a safe and nurturing environment where caregivers can prioritize their own self-care. Join us on a journey of personal growth, resilience, and well-being as we support each other in fulfilling our dreams and aspirations.

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"Bubble Wrap" the Future

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
7:00 - 9:00pm
Virtual

You are invited to join our Webinar to hear our Team of Professionals share information on the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Wills and Henson Trusts, Life Insurance Trust Funding, Disability Tax Credit (DTC), the Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP’s) with potentially up to $90,000 in Government Grants and Bonds if eligible, plus a variety of other tools that can help to provide a decent quality of life for your loved one with a disability.

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Nutrition

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
7:00 - 8:30pm
In-Person
8515 McCowan Rd., Ste 200, Markham

Amanda Parish is a holistic nutritionist, certified personal trainer, “maker” culture enthusiast and writer/blogger based out of Whitby, Ontario, Canada. Amanda is an advocate for holistic living, healthy lifestyles and shopping locally, her journey of nutrition was born through the evolution of her numerous wellness ventures to promote healthy lifestyles from the inside out.

This workshop is designed to empower and support caregivers in enhancing the nutrition and overall well-being of individuals living with developmental disabilities. This workshop aims to provide valuable insights, practical tips, and a supportive community to help caregivers navigate the unique challenges associated with nutrition in this context.

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Caregiver Connection

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
7:00 - 9:00pm
In-Person
8515 McCowan Rd., Ste 200, Markham

"Caregiver Connection" seeks to provide a meaningful and supportive space for caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities to connect, share, and learn from one another. By focusing on personal stories, resource exchange, and practical tips, this gathering aims to strengthen the caregiver community, fostering a network of support that extends beyond the event. Together, let's build connections, share experiences, and empower one another in this shared caregiving journey.

Aging with Grace

Date TBA
7:00 - 8:30pm
In-Person & Virtual
8515 McCowan Rd., Ste 200, Markham

The objective of this workshop is to equip caregivers with the necessary insights and practical strategies to navigate the aging journey with grace. By emphasizing regular health check-ups, fostering group discussions, facilitating caregiver support networks, and delving into specific challenges, this workshop seeks to empower caregivers in providing compassionate and effective care, safeguarding the well-being and dignity of individuals with developmental disabilities as they age.

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