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Events for the General Public

8 Dec

Supporting Communication – ONLINE

2020-10-21T12:51:30-04:00

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
Workshop will be presented online using Zoom
 
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

 

 

Supporting Communication – ONLINE2020-10-21T12:51:30-04:00
3 Dec

Celebrating Special Occasions – ONLINE

2020-10-21T12:51:30-04:00
 
This workshop will 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
Registration is required to receive the link to participate.

 
For more information or to register, please contact:
Joanne Tandoc at jtandoc@schcontario.ca or call: 416-416 642 9445 Ext. 4162

 
 
 
 
 
Celebrating Special Occasions – ONLINE2020-10-21T12:51:30-04:00
26 Nov

Social with a Purpose: Baking Edition! (ONLINE)

2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00

To kick off the Social with a Purpose Campaign, we are inviting you to participate in Social with a Purpose: Baking Edition! Narmatha Jayakumar, owner of BN Sweets N’ Cakery, will be leading two sessions in decorating cookies and cupcakes via Zoom. These classes are open to the public. It’s time to get baking – register today!

Event Details:

Date: November 26, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Theme: Cupcakes- The Holidays

 

CLICK HERE to register.

 

Social with a Purpose: Baking Edition! (ONLINE)2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00
23 Nov

Webinar: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression

2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00

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’s
  • Identify strategies to address the 3 D’s

For family caregivers related to a person 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 Depression2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00
19 Nov

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions

2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00

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 Occasions2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00
18 Nov

Webinar: Transitioning to Long Term Care – Adjusting to LTC

2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00

This set of two 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. Family members may choose to attend any or both sessions. 

Part One: Considering Long-Term Care

Wednesday, November 11 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Part Two: Adjusting to Long-Term Care

Wednesday, November 18 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

 

To REGISTER: Go to our ONLINE LEARNING site at www.alzeducate.caStep 1: Access your OptionsStep 2: Create an AccountStep 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Transitioning to Long Term Care – Adjusting to LTC2020-10-21T12:51:29-04:00
17 Nov

Brain Health – ONLINE

2020-10-21T12:51:28-04:00

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
Workshop will be presented online by Zoom.
 
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

 

 

Brain Health – ONLINE2020-10-21T12:51:28-04:00
12 Nov

Dementia 101 – ONLINE

2020-10-21T12:51:28-04:00

This workshop will provide family caregivers with an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease. 

For family caregivers related to a person living with dementia. 

Topics:

  • Gain a greater understanding of the process of diagnosis and medications available
  • Develop a better, over-all understanding of dementia
  • Increase your knowledge of the stages and progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Better the caregiver’s insight into the person with dementia (PWD)
  • Learn about community services and supports
Workshop will be presented using Zoom.
 
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate. 

 

 

 

Dementia 101 – ONLINE2020-10-21T12:51:28-04:00
11 Nov

Webinar: Transitioning to Long Term Care – Considering LTC

2020-10-21T12:51:28-04:00

This set of two 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. Family members may choose to attend any or both sessions. 

Part One: Considering Long-Term Care

Wednesday, November 11 from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm

Part Two: Adjusting to Long-Term Care

Wednesday, November 18 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

 

To REGISTER: Go to our ONLINE LEARNING site at www.alzeducate.caStep 1: Access your OptionsStep 2: Create an AccountStep 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Transitioning to Long Term Care – Considering LTC2020-10-21T12:51:28-04:00
10 Nov

Information Session on Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s Programs and Services – ONLINE

2020-10-21T12:51:27-04:00

The session will provide information on the programs & services currently available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, including:

  • First Link® Program
  • Support Groups
  • Active Living Program
  • One-on-One Counselling
  • Education
  • Finding Your Way, and
  • The Music Project
Open to all.
 
Event will be presented online using Zoom
 
Registration is required to receive the link.

Information Session on Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s Programs and Services – ONLINE2020-10-21T12:51:27-04:00

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