Learn about the many programs and services provided by the Alzheimer Society, including counselling and support groups, education programs, Finding Your Way, Music Project, and First Link.
Intended Audience: General PublicDate: June 13, 2023 at 11am-12pm
Learn why people living with dementia go missing, strategies to prevent a missing incident and what to do if a person living with dementia goes missing. Care Planning is and how it can be completed. Specifically, the steps involved in Advance Care Planning are discussed. The webinar also explains 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.
Intended Audience: General PublicDate: June 20, 2023 at 2-3pm
Goals of this presentation: Participants will leave with:
• An understanding of the difference between changes that come with normal aging and when something is not normal.
• Reversible causes for these changes.
• A general understanding of dementia, different types of dementia, and progression.
• Knowledge of dementia symptoms and their impact on the person living with dementia.
This webinar focuses on providing participants with knowledge of how communication can change over the course of the disease and ways to supportively communicate with a person living with dementia.
Intended Audience: General PublicDate: July 13, 2023 at 2:00-3:00pm
This webinar reviews major milestones in Alzheimer's disease research and summarize trends in ongoing research happening worldwide.
Intended Audience: General PublicDate: July 20, 2023 at 11:00am-12:00pm