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Free dementia workshops that range from educational, physical or social events and are carefully designed for your needs

22 Sep

Unpacking Denial in Dementia – ONLINE

2021-06-19T12:32:37-04:00

The focus of the session will be on exploring the concept of denial and anosognosia, how it impacts persons with dementia and their care partners, and strategies for assisting families.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the concept of denial and anosognosia
  • Identify how denial impacts persons with dementia and their care partners
  • Explore behaviours and strategies for responding
  • Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community
This workshop is for care partners of a person living with dementia
 
Registration is required to receive the link to participate.
 

 

 

Unpacking Denial in Dementia – ONLINE2021-06-19T12:32:37-04:00
14 Sep

Self-Care for Care Partners – ONLINE

2021-06-19T12:32:36-04:00

 

This interactive workshop is designed to help care partners caring for people living with dementia discuss the concept of Self Care and the important role it plays in managing the day-to-day stress

The following topics will be covered:

  • What is self-care?
  • Common barriers preventing caregivers from practicing self-care
  • The benefits of self-care habits
  • Strategies, approaches and ideas on incorporating self-care into our daily schedule
  • Emotional hygiene and how to practice it
  • Creating a self-care plan and sticking to it
Workshop will be presented using Zoom.

 
Registration is required to receive the link to participate.

 

 
Self-Care for Care Partners – ONLINE2021-06-19T12:32:36-04:00
13 Sep

Self Care Series – ONLINE for Frontline Healthcare Professionals

2021-06-19T12:32:36-04:00

In support of front line staff at this challenging time, in collaboration with Behaviour Support for Senior Program at TC-LHIN, we are offering a series of monthly Self Care sessions for staff from various health and community sectors.

This workshops will be online using Zoom. Registration is required. 

Grief and Loss:

Monday, September 13 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This session will cover the significant bonds that can be formed between a resident and Health Care Professional. It will also highlight the emotional impact that the death of a resident/patient can have on these individuals as a result of their connection.

CLICK HERE  to register.

 

 

Self Care Series – ONLINE for Frontline Healthcare Professionals2021-06-19T12:32:36-04:00
24 Aug

Webinar: Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

2021-06-19T12:32:35-04:00

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

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)2021-06-19T12:32:35-04:00
23 Aug

Coping with Death and Grief for Care Partners – ONLINE

2021-06-19T12:32:35-04:00

Losing someone who had dementia can be a unique and complex experience for those who cared for them.

This presentation will explore these issues, identify various approaches to grief, and suggest ways for care partners to cope with loss.

Workshop will be presented online using Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate. 

Coping with Death and Grief for Care Partners – ONLINE2021-06-19T12:32:35-04:00
19 Aug

Dementia 101 for Care Partners – ONLINE

2021-06-19T12:32:35-04:00

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 – ONLINE2021-06-19T12:32:35-04:00
12 Aug

Self Care Series – ONLINE for Frontline Healthcare Professionals

2021-06-19T12:32:34-04:00

In support of front line staff at this challenging time, in collaboration with Behaviour Support for Senior Program at TC-LHIN, we are offering a series of monthly Self Care sessions for staff from various health and community sectors.

These workshops will be online using Zoom. Registration is required. 

Working with Anxious Caregivers:

Thursday, August 12 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This session will explore the role of Family/Friend Caregivers in Long-Term Care homes. We will examine the many challenges confronting these essential partners, given the pandemic, and how to best support them at this time. 

Grief and Loss:

Monday, September 13 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This session will cover the significant bonds that can be formed between a resident and Health Care Professional. It will also highlight the emotional impact that the death of a resident/patient can have on these individuals as a result of their connection.

CLICK HERE  to register.

 

 

Self Care Series – ONLINE for Frontline Healthcare Professionals2021-06-19T12:32:34-04:00
10 Aug

Care Partner Stress and Building Resilience – ONLINE

2021-06-19T12:32:34-04:00

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 – ONLINE2021-06-19T12:32:34-04:00
9 Aug

Webinar: Long Distance Caregiving

2021-06-19T12:32:34-04:00

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

Step 2: Create an Account

Step 3: Enrol in a webinar

 

 

Webinar: Long Distance Caregiving2021-06-19T12:32:34-04:00
27 Jul

Finding Joy and Humour in Dementia Care – ONLINE

2021-06-19T12:32:33-04:00

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 – ONLINE2021-06-19T12:32:33-04:00

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