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The live webinars listed below are meant for Health Care professionals only.

An enrolment key is required to enrol and register for any webinar session.  Please contact education@alz.to with professional enrolment key and webinar topic in the subject line to receive the key.

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This presentation in collaboration with our Toronto Central Psychogeriatic Resourve Consultant partners will explore the following areas:

  • How we can better communicate with family/friend care partners
  • Reflect on how caregivers experience the transition to a long-term care home
  • Understand how family relationships can ultimately influence interactions with health care providers.
  • Strategies to improve communication will be introduced and modelled to participants for future use.

Learn the importance of oral health in overall wellbeing & health, best practice guidelines and practical strategies for providing oral care in each stage of dementia.

Upcoming sessions : Mon, 23 Jan 2023, 2:00 PM (EST)

Learn how the symptoms of dementia can impact the way in which people engage and interact with their surrounding environment. This webinar will help to enhance your knowledge of what makes an environment dementia friendly, and review strategies that can be implemented to support a person living with dementia in the place where they live.

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 21 Feb 2023, 3:00 PM (EST)

This webinar will guide health care professional through a review of Lewy Body Dementia. Learn about the signs and symptoms that are unique to Lewy Body Dementia, and the way in which the disease alters the brain. Supportive care strategies and treatments options that can be used to support someone living with Lewy Body Dementia will be discussed.

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.

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 31 Jan 2023, 11:00 AM (EST)

Learn about typical treatments for mental illnesses when combined with Neurocognitive changes. Focus on supportive strategies for frontline care partners to better support older adults living with Neurocognitive Disorders and Mental Illness. 

Presented by guest speakers Tara Resnick & Hazel Sebastian – Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants.

This workshop will help care partners of a person with dementia in mid-to-late stages to develop and participate in meaningful activities. The goal is to provide practical ideas on how participants can spend quality time together by identifying and drawing upon the person’s remaining strengths.

Cite some of the general findings and research directions in Alzheimer’s disease such as its cause, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, care and support

Learn about the 3 D’s, prevalence of 3 D’s, causes/risk factors, strategies to address each of the 3 D’s, and how you can support the person you are caring for while they are experiencing any of these conditions.

Upcoming sessions : Mon, 13 Feb 2023, 11:00 AM (EST)

Learn the changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and learn about strategies to communicate and support the individual using a person-centred approach. 

Upcoming sessions : Fri, 9 Dec 2022, 2:00 PM (EST)

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