Participate in either self-directed or facilitated educational sessions using an internet connected computer or mobile device

29 Jun

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions

2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00

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 Occasions2020-04-01T12:31:46-04:00
11 Jun

Webinar: Meaningful Activities

2020-04-01T12:31:43-04:00

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 Activities2020-04-01T12:31:43-04:00
28 May

Webinar: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression

2020-04-01T12:31:42-04:00

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 Depression2020-04-01T12:31:42-04:00
4 May

Webinar: Loss and Grief

2020-04-01T12:31:39-04:00

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 Grief2020-04-01T12:31:39-04:00
23 Apr

Webinar: Brain Health

2020-04-01T12:31:38-04:00

 

 

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 Health2020-04-01T12:31:38-04:00
21 Apr

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

2020-04-01T12:31:38-04:00

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. 

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: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia2020-04-01T12:31:38-04:00
16 Apr

Understanding Behaviours and Supportive Communication – ONLINE

2020-04-01T12:31:37-04:00

This workshop will be presented online using Zoom.

This workshop provides an overview of behaviours in dementia and communicating in a supportive manner. It will focus on providing participants with the knowledge of how behaviours and communication can change over the course of the disease and ways to supportively communicate with a person living with dementia. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize that behaviour is a form of communication
  • Describe how dementia impacts communication
  • Recall communication strategies that can be used to support people living with dementia
  • Discuss the meaning of behaviours in dementia and ways to offer support

 

Using Zoom is free and easy. Simply click on the meeting link that will be provided to you closer to the workshop date and you will be prompted to create an account and join the meeting. If you haven’t installed Zoom (https://zoom.us/test) on your computer, you may need to log in 5-10 minutes earlier so that you can install it before the class begins.

 

 

 

Understanding Behaviours and Supportive Communication – ONLINE2020-04-01T12:31:37-04:00
15 Apr

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

2020-04-01T12:31:37-04:00

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. 

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: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia2020-04-01T12:31:37-04:00
9 Apr

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

2020-04-01T12:31:36-04:00

 

 

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. 

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: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia2020-04-01T12:31:36-04:00

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