Course categories

The live webinars listed below are meant for Family Caregivers.

 

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Learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, how to reduce risk factors and how the Alzheimer Society can help.

Upcoming sessions : Wed, 14 Apr 2021, 10:00 AM (EST)

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 13 Jul 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)

This webinar will begin a conversation about the topic of intimacy and sexuality as we age, with dementia being a key area of focus.

Upcoming sessions : Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)

This webinar will focus on providing participants with the knowledge of how communication can change over the course of the disease and ways to supportively communicate with a person living with dementia.

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 6:30 PM (EST)

This webinar will focus on providing caregivers with strategies to providing care while in isolation.  It will also highlight important COVID-19 precautions and guidelines along with the implications in caring for someone living with dementia.  

Language: English

This live webinar is to help family caregivers develop and participate in meaningful activities with their family member or friend with dementia.

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 11 May 2021, 6:30 PM (EST)

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 7 Sep 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)

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.

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 4 May 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)

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

Language: English

 

Gain practical tips and strategies for providing support from a distance while exploring the unique issues and challenges of long distance caregiving.

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Thu, 25 Mar 2021, 6:00 PM (EST)

Upcoming sessions : Mon, 9 Aug 2021, 6:30 PM (EST)

This set of two educational workshops aims to give care partners an overview of issues related to long-term care (LTC). The goal is for care partners to learn about how the decision for LTC could have an impact on them, understand the application process and to learn to cope with the transition. Family members may choose to attend any or both sessions.

 

Part One: Considering Long-Term Care 
Part Two: Adjusting to Long-Term Care

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Wed, 14 Apr 2021, 6:00 PM (EST)

Upcoming sessions : Wed, 21 Apr 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, 8 Jun 2021, 6:30 PM (EST)

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