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Participate in a fun and interactive webinar to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia

20 Dec

Webinar: Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00

This workshop is for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and/or care partners 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 n the community

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

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Step 3: Enrol in a webinar 

 

Webinar: Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00
15 Dec

Webinar: Overview of Young Onset Dementia

2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00
Enhance your knowledge of young onset dementia, the unique challenges faced by the person and their families and opportunities to support someone who is living with young onset dementia.

 
For Frontline Healthcare Providers

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

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Webinar: Overview of Young Onset Dementia2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00
14 Dec

Webinar: Long Distance Caregiving

2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00

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.

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

Step 1: Access your Options

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Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Long Distance Caregiving2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00
7 Dec

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia (for General Public)

2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00

This workshop will provide learners an overview of Alzheimer’s disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease. 

Webinar is for everyone.

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

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Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia (for General Public)2021-10-26T12:31:04-04:00
6 Dec

Webinar: Meaningful Activities (for Care Partners)

2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00

Learn the importance of meaningful activities for people with dementia or their family members. Demonstrate importance of sensory stimulation for people with dementia. Employ additional strategies and resources for creating meaningful activities for people with dementia.

For care partners or family member of a person living with dementia

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

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Webinar: Meaningful Activities (for Care Partners)2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00
30 Nov

Webinar: Celebrating Special Occasions

2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00

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 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 Occasions2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00
29 Nov

Webinar: Safety at Home (for General Public)

2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00

The goal is to enhance your awareness of the risks of someone living with dementia going missing and some reasons why this may happen.  Learn more about how you can help people with dementia live safely within the community and how to interact with someone who may be lost.

Webinar for everyone.

To REGISTER: Go to our online learning site at www.alzeducate.ca

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Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Safety at Home (for General Public)2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00
23 Nov

Webinar: Brain Health

2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00

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

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 Step 2: Create an Account

 Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

 

Webinar: Brain Health2021-10-26T12:31:03-04:00
17 Nov

Webinar: Advances in Dementia Research: Updates on the Treatment of Agitation in Dementia

2021-10-26T12:31:02-04:00
 
Presented by Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, this webinar provides an overview of a study that aims to better understand and treat agitation in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Agitation affects many patients with dementia related to AD, and the medications used to treat these symptoms can cause several side effects. 
 
The tTED study uses two non-invasive brain stimulation approaches. The first is transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), which combined with electroencephalography (a test that measures electrical activity in the brain) will help researchers study the mechanisms that cause agitation in dementia. The second is transcranial direct current stimulation (tCDS), which is being evaluated as a treatment for agitation in dementia. 
 
In this webinar, Dr. Kumar will first give a brief overview of agitation in dementia and its treatment, and then discuss details of the tTED study. You will have the opportunity to ask questions.
 
About the presenter: 
Dr. Sanjeev Kumar is a Clinician Scientist, Staff Psychiatrist, and Medical Head of Geriatric Clinical Research at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on the development of novel biomarkers and treatment interventions for patients with dementia.
 
Register for the webinar here: 
 
 
 

Webinar: Advances in Dementia Research: Updates on the Treatment of Agitation in Dementia2021-10-26T12:31:02-04:00
16 Nov

Webinar: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression for Healthcare Providers

2021-10-26T12:31:02-04:00

Learn about the 3 D’s – Delirium, Depression and Dementia and how you can support the person you are caring for when they are experiencing any of these conditions. 

For professionals.

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

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

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Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression for Healthcare Providers2021-10-26T12:31:02-04:00

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