Events for the General Public

10 Jan

Webinar: Long Distance Caregiving

2019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00

For family caregivers caring from a distance.

Explore some of the unique challenges and issues that can arise when caring from a distance, as well as identify the different ways caregivers can provide support and be involved in the person’s life.

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: Long Distance Caregiving2019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00
7 Jan

Dementia 101

2019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00

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. 

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

Registration is required.

Dementia 1012019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00
10 Dec

Webinar: Driving and Dementia

2019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00

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 NEW 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 Dementia2019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00
2 Dec

Dementia 101

2019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00

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. 

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

Registration is required.

Dementia 1012019-10-15T11:36:36-04:00
21 Nov

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions

2019-10-15T11:36:35-04:00

Gain practical tips for planning special occasions and strategies to promote meaningful communication.

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 Occasions2019-10-15T11:36:35-04:00
13 Nov

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

2019-10-15T11:36:35-04:00

This workshop is for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and caregivers of people living with MCI.  The focus of the session will be on providing an overview of MCI and the differences between normal aging, MCI and dementia.

Learning Objectives:

Increase knowledge of MCI and the differences between normal aging, MCI and dementia

  • Explore how MCI impacts individuals and families
  • Learn how to optimize cognitive health
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community

Registration is required. 

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)2019-10-15T11:36:35-04:00
8 Nov

Dementia 101

2019-10-15T11:36:35-04:00

Location: Reconnect Community Health Services

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. 

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

Registration is required.

Dementia 1012019-10-15T11:36:35-04:00
7 Nov

Webinar: Caregiver Stress

2019-10-15T11:36:34-04:00

Explore types of coping strategies, increase awareness of the importance of self care and learn about supportive services.

For family caregivers related to a person living with dementia

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: Caregiver Stress2019-10-15T11:36:34-04:00
4 Nov

Supportive Communication (Cantonese)

2019-10-15T11:36:34-04:00

Increase your knowledge of how Alzheimer’s disease may affect a person with dementia’s ability to communicate and tips on different approaches to take when communicating with a person with dementia.

Presented in Cantonese by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

For information and to register, please call (416) 493-3333

 

Supportive Communication (Cantonese)2019-10-15T11:36:34-04:00
29 Oct

Brain Health

2019-10-15T11:36:34-04:00

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

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register: please contact 416-393-7737 

 

 

Brain Health2019-10-15T11:36:34-04:00

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