This month at the Alzheimer Society.

January 2021

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Lost & Alone - Finding Your Way

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Fri, Jan 29, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Alzheimer Society Kenora/Rainy River Districts for a virtual presentation about the Finding Your Way® Program. We will discuss knowing the risks which are associated with living with dementia, reducing those risks, and having a plan in case there is an incident.

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First Link - Lunch & Learn

Newfoundland and Labrador
Thu, Jan 28, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

A webinar for healthcare professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador designed to inform them on how they can connect people with dementia to information and support they need.

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Annual Alzheimer Awareness Conference

Prince Edward Island
Thu, Jan 28, 7:00 am - 9:00 am

We are honoured and thrilled to host our 9th Annual Alzheimer Awareness Conference on Thursday, January 28, 2021. This event is designed to provide meaningful learning opportunities for care partner(s), individuals with dementia, health care professionals and the general public.

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Brain Health & You

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Tue, Jan 26, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Alzheimer Society Kenora/Rainy River Districts for a virtual presentation about Brain Health & You.

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First Link Memory Cafe with Mosaic – January

York Region
Tue, Jan 26, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The First Link® Memory Café Program is a collaborative program run by Mosaic<br />
Home Care and Alzheimer’s Society York Region for those living with memory issues and<br />
their caregivers. The workshops take place over Zoom.

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Webinar: Feeling's of Needs and Expression's

Alberta and Northwest Territories
Wed, Jan 20 - Thu, Jan 21

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.

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Hearts Linked by Courage Book Launch

York Region
Wed, Jan 20, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AS York hosts a virtual book launch Jan. 20 to celebrate the release of its book Hearts Linked by Courage Honouring Loved Ones and Caregivers on the Dementia Journey and the authors who made the book possible. The book was funded by the Carswell Family Foundation.

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Art with Alice / Arts avec Alicia – En Ligne

Timmins-Porcupine District
Tue, Jan 19, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Register for Art with Alice. When you register, you will receive art supplies that will be delivered prior to the event and a zoom link will be sent to your email before the session begins.<br />
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

York Region
Thu, Jan 14, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

This virtual program is for caregivers of people living with dementia and includes an eight-week course and silent retreat.

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Let’s Talk About Driving and Dementia - Free Education Event

Oxford
Wed, Jan 13, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Rhonda Crouse, RSW, Alzheimer Society of Oxford, and Nanette Bowen-Smith, OT Reg. (Ont), Thames Valley Family Health Team online to learn more about dementia and driving and preview a new website, the Driving and Dementia Roadmap*. <br />
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Photo Credit: Driving and Dementia Roadmap*

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Technology Fast & Simple - Virtual Webinar

York Region
Wed, Jan 13, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alzheimer Society of York Region

AS York and Tech Coaches are working together to provide caregivers of those living with dementia information to help boost digital literacy. A two-part webinar took place in December, with a repeated program Jan. 13 and 20.

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Care in the Later Stages (virtual)

York Region
Tue, Jan 12 - Tue, Jan 26
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Care in the Later Stages, a virtual education session, helps people plan to provide quality-of-end-of-life care for people living with dementia.

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Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease&Dementia

Prince Edward Island
Tue, Jan 12, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

January 12 & January 18, 2021.<br />
Learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, how to reduce risk factors and how the Alzheimer Society can help.

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Minds in Motion

York Region
05 January - 11 February 2021
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Minds in Motion is for people living with early to mid-stage dementia and their care partners. The program is running virtually and is funded by Catherine Booth and Michael Kirk, family and friends of Tarik and Feroze Mohammed and Alzheimer Society of Ontario.

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