The Alzheimer Society provides many educational opportunities for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, caregivers, and health-care professionals. Please see upcoming educational events listed on our Home Page or under the News & Events section.

It is estimated that approximately 2,583 people in Lambton County, over age 65, have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

Public Education

Does your club or organization need a guest speaker?

Would you like an in-service for your staff or students?

Information sessions are available on a variety of topics and can be tailored to your group's needs.

Topics Include:

Healthy Brain/Prevention, Normal Aging vs. Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease (AD), Forms of Dementia, Advance Care Planning, Current Research, Communication Techniques, Caregiver Tips, ADLs, Meaningful Activities, Living with Dementia, Environment and Safety, MedicAlert® Safely Home® Program, Down Syndrome and AD, Sexuality, Brain and Behaviour, Responsive Behaviours, Depression and Delirium, Visiting Tips or a topic of your choice.

Information sessions and training are designed to meet the needs of the target audience. Length and timing can be arranged to meet participant or staff schedules. I.e. evening sessions, information/fact sheets, two sessions to accommodate shifts & quick versions. No Fee but donations to the Society are always welcome.

Training Programs

Certificate programs

  • Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care (GPA), U-First, Alzheimer Society Educations Series (there is a set cost for certificate programs)
  • Sensitivity Training: for dementia care and age related conditions, Children's Educational programs & First Link Learning Series

Educational conferences are often held in the spring and fall (details and Dates to be announced).
Contact Christine at 519-332-4444 to book a time or for further details.

Last Updated: 11/08/2017