Events for the General Public

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
24 Sep

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

 

 

Brain Health – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:46-04:00
24 Sep

Webinar: Driving and Dementia

2020-08-09T12:31:45-04:00

Recognize how dementia impacts driving abilities and exploring support strategies.

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: Assess your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

Webinar: Driving and Dementia2020-08-09T12:31:45-04:00
22 Sep

Dementia 101 (CANTONESE) – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:45-04:00

This workshop will provide care partners, members of the general public, or professionals with an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It will focus on being aware of the signs and symptoms and the importance of early diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Describe the characteristic brain changes that occur in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • List the warning signs of dementia and state how to get a diagnosis
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 101 (CANTONESE) – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:45-04:00
9 Sep

Webinar: Brain Health

2020-08-09T12:31:43-04:00

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 Health2020-08-09T12:31:43-04:00
3 Sep

Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia – ONLINE

2020-08-09T12:31:42-04:00

This workshop will provide care partners, members of the general public, or professionals with an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It will focus on being aware of the signs and symptoms and the importance of early diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Describe the characteristic brain changes that occur in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • List the warning signs of dementia and state how to get a diagnosis
This workshop will be presented online using Zoom.
 
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

 

Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia – ONLINE2020-08-09T12:31:42-04:00
2 Sep

Heads Up For Healthier Brains

2020-08-09T12:31:42-04:00

 

Heads Up for Healthier Brains shares information about dementia vs. normal aging, memory strategies, and looks at the importance of proper nutrition, exercise, stress management and social engagement for reducing the risk of dementia.
 
4 weeks – Sept. 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
 
Please call Dana Bessette at 705-722-1066 ext. 225 or email dbessette@alzheimersociety.ca
 

 

Heads Up For Healthier Brains2020-08-09T12:31:42-04:00

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