Events that cannot be registered for online (only via telephone / email) OR events that do not require registration to attend

7 Nov

Webinar: Caregiver Stress

2019-07-21T02:21:08-04:00

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 Stress2019-07-21T02:21:08-04:00
4 Nov

Supportive Communication (Cantonese)

2019-07-21T02:21:08-04:00

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)2019-07-21T02:21:08-04:00
26 Oct

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group

2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00

This once a month group will offer family caregivers of person with dementia a chance to learn and practice mindfulness techniques in an open and relaxed environment. The goal is to be focused on the present moment while being gentle, compassionate and non-judgemental. There is no pressure on “getting it right.” Some commitment to practice outside of the group is expected and encouraged.

Learnig objectives:

  • Learn about mindfulness through short readings, brief lectures and interactive discussions
  • Practice and become comfortable with simple mindfulness techniques, while learning to be present in the moment in a non-judgemental way
  • Incorporate mindfulness into everyday life

Registration and pre-screening is required.

For information or to register, please contact Lisa Fitzwilliam at:

Tel: 416-708-8423  Email: lfitzwilliam@alz.to

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00
23 Oct

Webinar: Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving

2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00

This interactive workshop is for family members and related caregivers of people living with dementia. Learn strategies and approaches for incorporating joy and humour in caregiving. Create opportunities for joy and looking at the lighter side of caregiving.

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: Finding Joy and Humour in Caregiving2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00
21 Oct

Webinar: Navigating the Dementia Care System

2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00

This workshop will provide caregivers with an overview of services available for people with dementia and their caregivers. Services reviewed include dental care, housing, some OHIP covered services, respite services, financial assistance and tax credits.

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

This webinar is for family caregiver of person living with dementia

Webinar: Navigating the Dementia Care System2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00
1 Oct

Webinar: Brain Health

2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00

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 NEW online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

 Step 2: Create an Account

 Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 This webinar is for everyone.

 

 

Webinar: Brain Health2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00
28 Sep

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group

2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00

This once a month group will offer family caregivers of person with dementia a chance to learn and practice mindfulness techniques in an open and relaxed environment. The goal is to be focused on the present moment while being gentle, compassionate and non-judgemental. There is no pressure on “getting it right.” Some commitment to practice outside of the group is expected and encouraged.

Learnig objectives:

  • Learn about mindfulness through short readings, brief lectures and interactive discussions
  • Practice and become comfortable with simple mindfulness techniques, while learning to be present in the moment in a non-judgemental way
  • Incorporate mindfulness into everyday life

Registration and pre-screening is required.

For information or to register, please contact Lisa Fitzwilliam at:

Tel: 416-708-8423  Email: lfitzwilliam@alz.to

Monthly Mindfulness for Caregivers Group2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00
26 Sep

Webinar: Executive Functions

2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00

Learn to recognize the symptoms of impaired executive functioning and its implications in 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: Assess your Options

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

Webinar: Executive Functions2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00
26 Sep

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00

This workshop will review major milestones in Alzheimer’s Disease research and summarize trends in ongoing research happening worldwide.  More specifically, it will help us:

  • Understand the remarkable strides that have been taken by scientists in understanding how Alzheimer’s Disease affects the human brain and how quality of life could be improved among individuals and families affected by the disease;
  • Keep abreast of general trends and future directions in multiple areas of research on Alzheimer’s Disease

Call TPL – Barbara Frum Branch at (416) 395-5440 to register.

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research2019-07-21T02:21:07-04:00
24 Sep

Brain Health (Cantonese)

2019-07-21T02:21:06-04:00

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

Presented in Cantonese by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

For information please call (416) 493-3333

 

 

Brain Health (Cantonese)2019-07-21T02:21:06-04:00

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