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Events for the General Public

15 Mar

Brain Health – ONLINE

2021-01-19T13:40:18-05:00

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 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 – ONLINE2021-01-19T13:40:18-05:00
11 Mar

Dementia 101 for Care Partners – ONLINE

2021-01-19T13:40:18-05:00

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

For care partners 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 for Care Partners – ONLINE2021-01-19T13:40:18-05:00
10 Mar

Webinar: Driving and Dementia

2021-01-19T13:40:18-05:00

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 Dementia2021-01-19T13:40:18-05:00
3 Mar

Dementia 101: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia for General Public – ONLINE

2021-01-19T13:40:16-05:00

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.

 

Dementia 101: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia for General Public – ONLINE2021-01-19T13:40:16-05:00
2 Mar

Webinar: Could it be delirium? Recognizing dementia, delirium and depression in older adults.

2021-01-19T13:40:16-05:00

Enhance your knowledge of delirium, dementia and depression and learn how to recognize and distinguish them and advocate for and support the individuals you care for.

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: Could it be delirium? Recognizing dementia, delirium and depression in older adults.2021-01-19T13:40:16-05:00
24 Feb

Webinar: Supporting Communication

2021-01-19T13:40:15-05:00

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

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

Step 1: Access your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

 

 

Webinar: Supporting Communication2021-01-19T13:40:15-05:00
16 Feb

Dementia 101: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia for General Public – ONLINE

2021-01-19T13:40:12-05:00

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.

 

Dementia 101: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia for General Public – ONLINE2021-01-19T13:40:12-05:00
12 Feb

Webinar: Transitioning to Long Term Care – Adjusting to LTC

2021-01-19T13:40:11-05:00

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. Family members may choose to attend any or both sessions. 

 

Adjusting to Long-Term Care

Friday, February 12 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

 

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 LTC2021-01-19T13:40:11-05:00
11 Feb

Webinar: Communication

2021-01-19T13:40:10-05:00

Recognize different ways in which communication occurs and explain how communication changes in a person with dementia. Learn about strategies that can support communication with a person with dementia and recognize the benefits of validating a person’s feelings when trying to communicate.

For healthcare professionals.

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: Communication2021-01-19T13:40:10-05:00
5 Feb

Webinar: Transitioning to Long Term Care – Considering LTC

2021-01-19T13:40:08-05:00

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

Friday, February 5 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Part Two: Adjusting to Long-Term Care

Friday, February 12 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

 

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 LTC2021-01-19T13:40:08-05:00

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