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Learn how you can help people with dementia live safely within the community and how to interact with someone who might be lost.

Intended audience: Retirement home, supportive housing and paramedic staff 
Estimated time: 60 minutes

Learn about the difference between normal aging and dementia, the importance of a diagnosis, different types of dementia, the impact of changes to the brain, the progression of Alzheimer's disease, person-centred care and how the Alzheimer Society of Toronto can help.

Intended audience: Family Caregivers
Estimated Time: 60 minutes

Improve communication with the person with dementia by learning about our desire to connect, our need for communication, how dementia changes communication and some creative communication strategies.

Intended audience: Family Caregivers
Estimated time: 60 minutes
Recommended prerequisite: Dementia 101: Basics

Improve your interactions with the person with dementia by learning to understand possible causes of behaviours and strategies to respond to behaviours.

Intended audience: Family Caregivers
Estimated time: 60 minutes
Recommended prerequisites: Dementia 101: BasicsDementia 102: Communication

Explore the unique challenges of celebrating holidays and special occasions. Gain practical planning tips, including strategies to promote meaningful communication with the person with dementia.

Next session: Jun 7, 2016 6:30pm

Improve home safety by learning strategies to help promote a safer living environment for the person with dementia.

Presented by Cara Macanuel, OT
Reg.(Ont.)

Next session: Jun 14, 2016 6:30pm