Course categories

The live webinars listed below are meant for Family Caregivers.

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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.

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

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 28 Feb 2023, 2:00 PM (EST)

Reduce your caregiver stress by exploring the different types of caregiver stress and coping strategies, increasing awareness of the importance of self care and learning about supportive services.

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Tue, 10 Jan 2023, 1:00 PM (EST)

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 : Thu, 26 Jan 2023, 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 : Mon, 30 Jan 2023, 1:00 PM (EST)

This 4 part series will cover various topics related to dementia and nutrition. As dementia progresses, many individuals with dementia and their care partners experience significant dietary and feeding challenges that may contribute to reduced dietary intake, malnutrition, an increased risk of frailty and disability, and a decreased quality of life.  

Through this educational series, participants will gain a greater awareness of nutritional needs, eating challenges and practical strategies in caring for individuals with dementia. 

This live webinar is presented by a special guest in collaboration with South Riverdale Community Health Centre.

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

Language: English

Upcoming sessions : Mon, 6 Feb 2023, 1:00 PM (EST)

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

Language: English

 

Upcoming sessions : Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 12:00 PM (EST)

This Workshop will aim to provide education on what Advance Care Planning is and how it can be completed. Specifically, the steps involved in Advance Care Planning will be discussed. This workshop will also explain the difference between Substitute Decision Makers and Power of Attorney’s, with an emphasis on the role of capacity in making decisions for someone living with dementia.

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

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