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Live Webinars

Use your internet connected computer or tablet to participate in a live presentation. View previously recorded webinar sessions.

Telephone conference lines for each webinar are also provided.

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Explore the concept of ambiguous loss, develop coping strategies and gain understanding of feelings of grief when caring for a person with dementia. 

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 6:00 PM (EST)

Enhance your knowledge of young onset dementia with an overview, the unique challenges faced by the person and their families and opportunities to support someone who is living with young onset dementia.  

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 6:00 PM (EST)

Develop strategies that build on strengths and resilience while exploring significant sources of conflict for families. 

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Fri, 12 Feb 2021, 6:00 PM (EST)

Enhance your knowledge of delirium, dementia and depression and learn how to recognize and distinguish them and advocate for and support the individuals you care for. 

This live webinar is a new webinar and will be offered 1-2 times per year. Intended audience: Family Care Partners (everyone welcome)

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 2 Mar 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)

Learn to recognize how dementia impacts driving ability, warning signs and how to support a person with dementia when they can no longer drive safely. 

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Wed, 10 Mar 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)

Learn about the risk factors associated with Alzheimer's disease and dementia and strategies to improve or maintain the health of the brain.

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Thu, 11 Mar 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)

Upcoming sessions : Thu, 6 Jan 2022, 12:00 PM (EST)

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 15 Mar 2022, 2:00 PM (EST)

This 3 part series will cover commonly three used  substances   Nicotine, Alcohol and  Cannabis

Participants will learn about the neurobiology  of  addiction and how persons with dementia  respond to  substance use.  Participants will learn  how to spot  withdrawal  from a substance and how to support a managed approach for Substance Use in a person with BSPD

Participants will  be able to  plan for  transition to  care  by supporting  tapering or  stopping a substance  in the event  your loved one has to go into hospital for a planned surgery and  planning for after the surgery and or  transition to long term care. 

Learn to define executive functions and understand the implications of impaired executive functioning in dementia. 

Language: English

This workshop will provide caregivers with an overview of services available for people with dementia and their caregivers. Services reviewed include dental care, housing, some OHIP covered services, CCAC, respite services, financial assistance and tax credits.

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

Language: English

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