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Events for the General Public

29 Nov

Webinar: Residents’ Rights in Long-Term Care (For Care Partners)

2022-09-27T12:31:29-04:00

This educational workshops aims to give care partners an overview of issues related to long-term care (LTC). The goal is for care partners to learn about how the decision for LTC could have an impact on them, understand the application process and to learn to cope with the transition. 

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: Residents’ Rights in Long-Term Care (For Care Partners)2022-09-27T12:31:29-04:00
28 Nov

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions

2022-09-27T12:31:29-04:00

Explore the unique challenges of celebrating holidays and special occasions. Gain practical planning tips, including strategies to promote meaningful communication with person with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase awareness of dementia-related changes that may lead to feelings of loss for family and friends during holidays and special occasions
  • Plan special occasions that respect the changing abilities of the person with dementia
  • Develop strategies for meaningful communication with the person with dementia

For family caregivers.

Use your computer, internet connection and phone 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: Celebrating Special Occasions2022-09-27T12:31:29-04:00
17 Nov

Webinar: Family Dynamics and Dementia

2022-09-27T12:31:26-04:00

This workshop is for care partners of individuals living with dementia. The focus of the session will be on exploring significant sources of conflict for families dealing with dementia and strategies for assisting families, building on strengths and resilience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify family dynamics and their effects on families
  • Explore significant sources of conflict for families dealing with dementia
  • Explore strategies for assisting families, building on strength and resilience
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community

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: Family Dynamics and Dementia2022-09-27T12:31:26-04:00
15 Nov

Webinar: Considering Long-Term Care (for Care Partners)

2022-09-27T12:31:26-04:00

This educationall workshops aims to give care partners an overview of issues related to long-term care (LTC). The goal is for care partners to learn about how the decision for LTC could have an impact on them, understand the application process and to learn to cope with the transition. 

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: Considering Long-Term Care (for Care Partners)2022-09-27T12:31:26-04:00
10 Nov

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Resarch – ONLINE

2022-09-27T12:31:25-04:00
 
This workshop will review major milestones in Alzheimer’s Disease research and summarize trends in ongoing research happening worldwide.
 
Workshop for everyone, it will be presented using Zoom. 
 
Registration is required to receive the link.
 
Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Resarch – ONLINE2022-09-27T12:31:25-04:00
10 Nov

Webinar: Overview of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and Frontal-temporal Dementia (FTD)

2022-09-27T12:31:24-04:00

This webinar is an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the signs and symptoms that differentiate these two types of dementia from other forms of dementia. It will explore specific characteristics that are intrinsic to Lewy Body Dementia and Frontal Temporal Dementia.

Workshop for everyone.

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: Overview of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and Frontal-temporal Dementia (FTD)2022-09-27T12:31:24-04:00
3 Nov

Webinar: Brain Health

2022-09-27T12:31:22-04:00

Learn risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease and strategies to improve and maintain the health of the brain.

Use your computer, internet connection and phone 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: Brain Health2022-09-27T12:31:22-04:00
20 Oct

Virtual Caregiver Education Forum

2022-09-27T12:31:18-04:00

The Scarborough Health Network (formerly The Scarborough and Rouge Hospital) in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and the Ontario Caregiver Organziation is organizing  a virtual Caregiver Education Forum on Friday, October 20, 2022 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The event has been very well attended over the last couple of  years by caregivers of individuals living with dementia as well as healthcare providers. Our goal is to provide education and help caregivers access resources and supports in the community. The theme of this year’s event is “Supporting Working Caregivers of People Living with Dementia”.

For this year’s event, we will have speakers presenting on topics that relate to working caregiver, so that caregivers can have tools to support their own wellbeing while balancing work and caregiver.  

Please stay tuned for the specific topics and speakers.

 

We invite you to join us for a morning of learning. There will be raffle prizes drawn after each speaker. 

Registration is required to attend. This event will be presented online using  Zoom,  link will be emailed to you a few days before the event.

 

 

Virtual Caregiver Education Forum2022-09-27T12:31:18-04:00
19 Oct

Speaker Series: Moving Towards a New Paradigm in Alzheimer’s Disease.

2022-09-27T12:31:18-04:00

Join us for our October Speaker Series event featuring Dr. Sharon Cohen, Medical Director at the Toronto Memory Program.

Moving Towards a New Paradigm in Alzheimer’s Disease.

Alzheimer’s disease has been a tough disease to diagnosis and to treat but the tides are changing. In this session, you will learn to distinguish fact from fiction regarding this common disease. You will also learn how new approaches to diagnosis and treatment are rapidly evolving to create a more hopeful future.

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Location: The Hub, mid-Scarborough – 2660 Eglinton Avenue East – Room M05

Speaker Series: Moving Towards a New Paradigm in Alzheimer’s Disease.2022-09-27T12:31:18-04:00
17 Oct

Webinar: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression (for Care Partners)

2022-09-27T12:31:17-04:00

Learn about the 3 D’s – Delirium, Depression and Dementia and how you can support the person you are caring for when they are experiencing any of these conditions. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define delirium, depression and dementia
  • Identify risks factors and causes
  • Understand the importance of accurate identification of the 3 D’sIdentify strategies to address the 3 D’s

For Care Partners related to person living with dementia

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: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression (for Care Partners)2022-09-27T12:31:17-04:00

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