10 Nov

Advance Care Planning

2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
 
This workshop will review the importance of Advance Care Planning, and the steps involved in the process, in the case where one becomes mentally incapable of making their health care decisions.
Learning Objectives:• Understand what is Advance Care Planning and why it is important• Learn about the steps involved in Advance Care Planning• Understand what is a Substitute Decision Maker and how to appoint a Power of Attorney• Recognize what does capacity and incapacity mean in Ontario
 
This workshop will be presented online in CANTONESE using Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

Contact Raymond Chong at 416-919-4710; Email – rchong@alz.to if language support is needed.

Advance Care Planning2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
3 Nov

Caregiver Stress (CANTONESE) – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00

This workshop is to help family caregivers related to a person living with dementia identify their sources of stress and develop coping strategies.

Objectives:

  • Explore the different types of stress caregivers may experience and develop coping strategies to deal with the stress
  • Increase awareness of the importance of self-care for the caregiver
  • Develop an understanding of support services in the community and where to seek those services
This workshop will be presented online in CANTONESE using Zoom.
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.
Contact Raymond Chong at 416-919-4710; Email – rchong@alz.to if language support is needed

 

Caregiver Stress (CANTONESE) – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
27 Oct

Home Safety (CANTONESE) – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00

This workshop is for family caregivers of those living with dementia. It will focus on helping caregivers identify the risks unique to their situation and make the necessary modifications at different stages of the disease. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the functions of the brain and impact of dementia on capacities
  • Develop an understanding of capacity losses and impact on activities of daily living
  • Get tips on helping the person living with dementia manage life at home
  • Learn about community resources

This workshop will be presented online in CANTONESE using Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

Contact Raymond Chong at 416-919-4710; Email – rchong@alz.to  if language support is needed

Home Safety (CANTONESE) – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
20 Oct

Dementia and COVID-19: Strategies for Caregivers (CANTONESE) – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
This webinar will focus on providing caregivers with strategies to provide care while in isolation.  It will also highlight important COVID-19 precautions and guidelines along with the implications of caring for someone with dementia.  
 
For family caregivers related to a person living with dementia.
 
This workshop is presented online in CANTONESE using Zoom.
 
Registration is required to receive the link to participate.
 
Contact Raymond Chong at 416-919-4710; Email – rchong@alz.to if language support is needed
Dementia and COVID-19: Strategies for Caregivers (CANTONESE) – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
13 Oct

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research (CANTONESE) – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00

This workshop will review major milestones in Alzheimer’s Disease research and summarize trends in ongoing research happening worldwide.

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and clarify relevant information around Alzheimer’s Disease research.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the remarkable strides that have been made around our understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease and how quality of life could be improved among individuals and families affected by the disease
  • Cite some of the general findings and research directions in Alzheimer’s disease such as its cause, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, care and support
This workshop will be presented online in CANTONESE using Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

Contact Raymond Chong at 416-919-4710; Email – rchong@alz.to if language support is needed

 

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research (CANTONESE) – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
6 Oct

Dementia 102 – Communication (CANTONESE) – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00

This presentation discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate and support the individual using a person- centered approach.

Learning Objectives: 

  •  Recognize different ways in which communication occurs
  •  Explain how communication changes in a person with dementia
  •  Describe strategies that can support communication with a person with dementia
  •  Recognize the benefits of validating a person’s feeling when trying to communicate
This workshop will be presented online in CANTONESE using Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

Contact Raymond Chong at 416-919-4710; Email – rchong@alz.to if language support is needed

 

 

Dementia 102 – Communication (CANTONESE) – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:47-04:00
29 Sep

Brain Health (CANTONESE) – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00

This interactive presentation discusses the risk factors of dementia and how healthy lifestyle changes can help improve and maintain the health of the brain.

Learning Objectives:

  •  Understand some of the research findings on reducing the risk of developing dementia
  •  Recognize how lifestyle plays a role in a person’s risk of developing dementia
  •  Commit to take action to reduce the risk of developing dementia
This workshop will be presented online in CANTONESE using Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

Contact Raymond Chong at 416-919-4710; Email – rchong@alz.to if language support is needed

 

 

Brain Health (CANTONESE) – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00
28 Sep

Webinar: Supporting Communication

2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00

 

This webinar will focus on providing participants with the knowledge of how communication can change over the couse of the disease and ways to supportively communicate with a person living with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase your understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Recognize the impact has on communication
  • Develop strategies to improve communication

Use your computer and internet connection to participate in a live presentation

To REGISTER: Go to our ONLINE LEARNING site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

 

 

Webinar: Supporting Communication2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00
28 Sep

Spousal Support Group – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00

We currently have a wait list for this support group, Click here if you wish to be informed when a spot becomes available.

This ongoing support group will provide an opportunity for spousal care partners to come together to support each other through caregiving experience.

Participants will decide on the focus and direction of the group, and both practical and emotional needs will be explored.

Learning Objectives:

  • Opportunity to share insights and experiences with each other related to their personal caregiving experiences
  • Learn about how others are adjusting to their own changing relationship
  • Receive updated information about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and in the community
Support Group meet every last Monday of the month online using Zoom.
Spousal Support Group – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00
28 Sep

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00

We currently have a wait list for this support group, Click here if you wish to be informed when a spot becomes available.

This ongoing monthly support group provide an opportunity for care partners of individuals living with dementia to come together to support each other through the caregiving experience. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Opportunity to share insights and experiences with each other related to their personal caregiving experiences
  • Discuss and share different strategies regarding self-care and care for their family members (including stress, communication and responding to behaviours)
  • Receive updated information about dementia and the services available at the Alzheimer Sociery of Toronto and in the community
Support Group meet online using Zoom
 

 

 

General Dementia Caregiver Support Group – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00

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