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13 Jun

Dementia and Developmental Disabilities (for Health Care Professionals) – ALZeducate

2024-05-17T21:16:23-04:00

 

Enhance your knowledge of Developmental Disabilities (DD) and Dementia. Risk for dementia appears to be 5 times higher for people with DD compared to the general population. This workshop will explore the unique challenges faced by the person and their families and opportunities to support someone who is living with developmental disabilities and dementia. Recognize different ways in which communication occurs and explain how communication changes in a person with dementia. Learn about strategies that can support communication the person and recognize the benefits of validating a person’s feelings when trying to communicate.

 

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

Step 1: Create an Account/Login

Step 2: Select Education and then select the intended audience of the presentation.

Step 3: Enrol in the webinar

 

Dementia and Developmental Disabilities (for Health Care Professionals) – ALZeducate2024-05-17T21:16:23-04:00
17 May

Virtual Caregiver Education Forum: When It’s Time to Stop Driving: How the Driving & Dementia Roadmap Can Help

2024-05-17T21:16:16-04:00

This webinar is presented in partnership with the UHN Memory Clinic

Making the decision to stop driving and the transition to non-driving is challenging and complex, especially for drivers living with dementia and their care partners. In this webinar, Drs. Gary Naglie and Mark Rapoport, who lead a team of researchers focused on dementia and driving, will describe the development and evaluation of the Driving and Dementia Roadmap (DDR – www.drivinganddementia.ca) – a recently launched online educational resource. They will also demonstrate how to use the DDR, whether you are a person living with dementia, a care partner/friend or a healthcare/service provider supporting others through this process.

 

About the Speakers:

 

Dr. Gary Naglie is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He is Vice President of Medical Services and Chief of Staff, and Chief of the Department of Medicine at Baycrest Health Sciences. He is a scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute. His current major research focus is on driving issues in older adults.

 

Dr. Mark Rapoport is a Professor in the geriatric psychiatry division of the Department of Psychiatryat the University of Toronto, past-president of the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (CAGP) and acting head of Geriatric Psychiatry for Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. His main area of research focuses on motor vehicle collisions associated with neurological and psychiatric illness in older adults.

 

Event will be presented using Zoom, registration is required to receive the link.

Virtual Caregiver Education Forum: When It’s Time to Stop Driving: How the Driving & Dementia Roadmap Can Help2024-05-17T21:16:16-04:00
14 May

Dementia Friendly Environments (for Health Care Professionals) – ALZeducate

2024-05-17T21:16:14-04:00

 

Learn how the symptoms of dementia can impact the way in which people engage and interact with their surrounding environment. This webinar will help to enhance your knowledge of what makes an environment dementia friendly, and review strategies that can be implemented to support a person living with dementia in the place where they live.

 

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

Step 1: Create an Account/Login

Step 2: Select Education and then select the intended audience of the presentation.

Step 3: Enrol in the webinar

 

Dementia Friendly Environments (for Health Care Professionals) – ALZeducate2024-05-17T21:16:14-04:00

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