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Learning for everyone, including People with Dementia, Family Members and Friends, and Health Care Professionals.

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