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

7 Jan

Dementia Care Training Program (4 sessions)

2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00

PRE-REQUISITE: Must be a personal support worker or front-line health-care provider.

Increase your skills in caring for people with dementia by completing the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s specialized Dementia Care Training Program. With this 12-hour program, you’ll learn:

  • The U-First! approach to managing responsive behaviours
  • The nature and progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • The factors that contribute to responsive behaviours
  • The changes related to aging by experiencing an aging simulation

Dates and Time: (4 session training)

Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Fee: $75 for the 12-hour program

Dementia Care Training Program (4 sessions)2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00
7 Jan

Dementia 101

2019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00

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. 

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

Registration is required.

Dementia 1012019-11-19T02:21:05-05:00
9 Dec

Brain Health (Mandarin)

2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00

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

Presented in Mandarin by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

 

Brain Health (Mandarin)2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00
5 Dec

Dementia 101 (Mandarin)

2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00

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. 

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

Presented in Mandarin by Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

Please call 416-393-7746 to register.

Dementia 101 (Mandarin)2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00
2 Dec

Dementia 101

2019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00

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. 

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

Registration is required.

Dementia 1012019-11-19T02:21:04-05:00
21 Nov

Meaningful Activities

2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00

This workshop will help 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. 

Objectives:

  • Understanding the importance of meaningful activities for the person with dementia
  • Demonstrating the importance of sensory stimulation

Please call Luba at 416-622-8089 to register.

Meaningful Activities2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00
19 Nov

Alzheimer Society of Toronto – A Place to Begin

2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00

This presentation will allow participants to learn about the programs and services provided by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, including counselling and support groups, education programs, Finding Your Way, Music Project and First Link.

Learning Objectives:

  • Establish an understanding of the counselling, support groups and education sessions available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto
  • Coordinate use of the resources availble that can help to prepare for, and possibly prevent a missing incident
  • Discern the benefits that personlized music may have for people with dementia and their care partners

Please call TPL – Bayview Branch at 416-395-5460 to register

Alzheimer Society of Toronto – A Place to Begin2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00
18 Nov

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00

This workshop is for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and caregivers 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 in the community

Registration is required. 

  

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00
14 Nov

Dementia 101

2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00

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. 

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

Please call 416-447-7244 to register.

Dementia 1012019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00
14 Nov

Brain Health

2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00

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

Presented by Alzheimer Society of Toronto

To register: please contact (416) 439-9009

 

 

Brain Health2019-11-19T02:21:03-05:00

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