Every year, Steve McNeil skates for 19 hours and 26 minutes to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer Society as a tribute to his mother, who died of the disease. Steve is challenging YOU to do something that you love for 19 minutes and 26 seconds in support of those living with dementia.
Learn more with geriatric psych nurse Jeannine Chemello about the types of behaviours people living with dementia sometimes experience. Get a better understanding of the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and learn how to respond with a problem-solving approach.
Join us to talk about the work Dr. Roach has done with families on constructing biographies and how people can do it themselves – especially during COVID-19, the activity can be beneficial to families.
The second most common form of dementia is "vascular dementia". This form of dementia is linked to problems with blood flow to parts of the brain. The leading risk factor for this type of dementia is high blood pressure (hypertension).
Webinar: Maintaining the Connection - Successful and Meaningful Visits with Individuals Living with Dementia
What does “Quality of Life” mean to you? Join us for a discussion on how to use the five senses to help identify meaningful activities to do during visits with your loved ones.