Events for the General Public

7 Jul

Webinar: Supporting Communication

2020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00

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 Communication2020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00
29 Jun

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions

2020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00

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 NEW 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 Occasions2020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00
24 Jun

Dementia 101

2020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00

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

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

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

To register, please call TPL – Parliament St. Branch at 416-393-7663

Dementia 1012020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00
23 Jun

Brain Health

2020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00

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 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

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register, please call TPL – Mt. Pleasant Branch at 416-393-7737

 

 

Brain Health2020-01-29T11:30:59-05:00
11 Jun

Webinar: Meaningful Activities

2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00

This workshop will help family caregivers to develop and participate in meaningful activities with their family member or friend with dementia.

The goal is to provide practical ideas on how to spend quality time together by identifying and drawing upon the person’s remaining strengths. 

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

To REGISTER: Go to our NEW online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Meaningful Activities2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00
4 Jun

Brain Health

2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00

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 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

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register, please call TPL Woodside Square Branch – 416-396-8979

 

 

Brain Health2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00
28 May

Webinar: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression

2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00

Learn about the 3 D’s, prevalence of 3 D’s, causes/risk factors, strategies to address each of the 3 D’s 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 Depression2020-01-29T11:30:58-05:00
15 May

Unpacking Denial in Dementia

2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00

The focus of the session will be on exploring the concept of denial and anosognosia, how it impacts persons with dementia and their care partners, and strategies for assisting families.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the concept of denial and anosognosia
  • Identify how denial impacts persons with dementia and their care partners
  • Explore behaviours and strategies for responding
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community

Workshop is presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Registration isi required.

To register, please call Vivian at McCowan Retirement Residence 416-266-4445

Unpacking Denial in Dementia2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00
14 May

Dementia 101

2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00

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

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

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

To register, please call TPL Woodside Square Branch at 416-396-8979

Dementia 1012020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00
4 May

Webinar: Loss and Grief

2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00

Explore the concept of ambiguous loss, develop coping stategies and gain understanding of feelings of grief when caring for a person with dementia. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the uniqeness and complexity of loss and grief in dementia
  • Describe relevant grief concepts
  • Explore ideas for learning to live with loss and grief
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community

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

To REGISTER: Go to our NEW online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Loss and Grief2020-01-29T11:30:57-05:00

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