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Events that require registration to attend

15 Mar

Brain Health – ONLINE

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

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 – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
3 Mar

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

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

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 – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
16 Feb

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

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

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 – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
10 Feb

Finding Joy and Humour in Dementia Care – ONLINE

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

This educational workshop is for care partners of individuals living with dementia with a focus on looking at the lighter side of caregiving.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore looking and living beyond the diagnosis
  • Create opportunities for joy and look at the lighter side of caregiving
  • Evaluate the benefits of humour and having a positive outlook
  • Assess the strategies and approaches for incorporating joy and humour into caregiving

Workshop will be presented online using Zoom

Registration is required to receive the zoom link to participate. 

 

Finding Joy and Humour in Dementia Care – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
9 Feb

Family Dynamics and Dementia – ONLINE

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

This workshop is for care partners of individuals living with dementia. The focus of the session will be on exploring significant sources of conflict for families dealing with dementia and strategies for assisting families, building on strengths and resilience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify family dynamics and their effects on families
  • Explore significant sources of conflict for families dealing with dementia
  • Explore strategies for assisting families, building on strength and resilience
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community

This workshop will be presented online using Zoom

Registration is required.

 

Family Dynamics and Dementia – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
4 Feb

Supporting Communication – ONLINE

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

This presentation discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate and support the individual using a person- centered approach.

Learning Objectives: 

  •  Recognize different ways in which communication occurs
  •  Explain how communication changes in a person with dementia
  •  Describe strategies that can support communication with a person with dementia
  •  Recognize the benefits of validating a person’s feeling when trying to communicate
Workshop will be presented online using Zoom
 
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

 

 

Supporting Communication – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
4 Feb

Dementia 101 for Care Partners – ONLINE

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

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 – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
3 Feb

Care Partner Stress and Building Resilience – ONLINE

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00

This workshop is to help care partners identify their sources of stress and develop coping strategies. The focus of the session will be on exploring the concept of resilience and ways to build care partner resilience.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the different types of stress care partners may experience and develop coping strategies to deal with the stress
  • Increase awareness of the importance of self-care for the care partner
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community and where to seek those services
  • Describe the concept of resilience and why it is important for care partners
Workshop will be presented online using Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.

Care Partner Stress and Building Resilience – ONLINE2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
27 Jan

Digital Literacy Club for Care Partners

2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
Our Digital Literacy Clubs explore and explain relevant technology topics to help care partners shift to online/virtual health services and resources provided by Enhancing Care for Ontario Care Partners Program.
This program builds comfort and confidence in using technology for access and participation in current and future online/virtual health care services for care partners of people living with dementia. 
 
Example of technology topics include:
  • Participating in ‘virtual visits’ with loved ones and health professionals
  • Mastering your smartphones and tablets
  • Telephone scams and internet trickery
  • Understanding online carts and subscriptions
  • Social Media and privacy online
Details:
  • Scheduled virtual meetings using Zoom
  • Customized lessons to meet  member’s needs and interests
  • Members need a reliable device (laptop, tablet, or smartphone)
  • Email address is required
  • High-speed Internet is necessary for video calls
Unfamiliar with Zoom? We can help set you up for success.

 
Meeting Dates:
January 13
January 20
January 27
February 3
February 10
February 17
February 24
March 3
 
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00  am
Digital Literacy Club for Care Partners2020-11-25T11:31:06-05:00
21 Jan

Digital Literacy Club for Care Partners

2020-11-25T11:31:05-05:00
Our Digital Literacy Clubs explore and explain relevant technology topics to help care partners shift to online/virtual health services and resources provided by Enhancing Care for Ontario Care Partners Program.
This program builds comfort and confidence in using technology for access and participation in current and future online/virtual health care services for care partners of people living with dementia. 
 
Example of technology topics include:
  • Participating in ‘virtual visits’ with loved ones and health professionals
  • Mastering your smartphones and tablets
  • Telephone scams and internet trickery
  • Understanding online carts and subscriptions
  • Social Media and privacy online
Details:
  • Scheduled virtual meetings using Zoom
  • Customized lessons to meet  member’s needs and interests
  • Members need a reliable device (laptop,tablet, or smartphone)
  • Email address is required
  • High-speed Internet is necessary for video calls
Unfamiliar with Zoom? We can help set you up for success.

 
Meeting Dates:
January 7
January 21
February 4
February 18
March 4
March 18
April 1
April 8
 
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00  am

Digital Literacy Club for Care Partners2020-11-25T11:31:05-05:00

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