This year at the Alzheimer Society.

What types of events are you looking for?

Dementia Care Training (DCT 101)

Prince Edward Island
Wed, Nov 24 - Thu, Nov 25

Each 12-hour course (6 hours per day for 2 days) will provide and enhance your knowledge and awareness of dementia, increase your effective communication strategies, and practice hands-on skills which will enable you to provide quality care for persons with dementia.

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Telethon for Alzheimer's

British Columbia
Sun, Nov 14, 2:00 am - 3:10 am

Broadcast nationwide on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 8:00 p.m., the Telethon for Alzheimer’s features interviews with researchers and families affected by dementia, as well as vignettes from people making a difference in the lives of others living with dementia.

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Financial Confidence Workshop

Waterloo-Wellington
Thu, Oct 21, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn strategies and practical advice, about tax credits, powers of attorney, financial planning for seniors and avoiding financial abuse.

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Dementia 2021 with Dr. Elizabeth Finger

Huron County
Thu, Oct 7, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This online event will feature a presentation from Dr. Elizabeth Finger on the effect of inflammation and its role in dementia and other brain related diseases.

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First Link Learning Series - Understanding Grief

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Oct 6, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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The ASRP Exchange with Dr. Michael Jackson

Canada
Wed, Sep 29, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Please join us for a presentation led by Dr. Michael Jackson from the University of Manitoba. Dr. Jackson is an ASRP Biomedical Grant recipient and his project is titled: "Identifying perspective therapeutic targets in Alzheimer's disease: Understanding the cascading affects of cellular deterioration".

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First Link Learning Series - Pain & Distress

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Sep 29, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Evening of Education

Saskatchewan
Tue, Sep 28 - Wed, Sep 29

"Walking Through Grief and Loss with a COVID-19 Lens: <br />
Strategies for Survival"<br />
<br />
Join us for an opportunity to reflect upon the types of loss and grief experienced during the pandemic and beyond. Learn helpful tools and strategies to build resiliency as you cope with grief.

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Painting with Laurie

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Tue, Sep 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An event for Care Partners and Persons living with Dementia

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Painting with Laurie

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Tue, Sep 28, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

An event for Care Partners and Persons living with Dementia

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First Link Learning Series - Advanced Dementia

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Sep 22, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Humanity in Music

Timmins-Porcupine District
Tue, Sep 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21 at 6:00 PM, Humanity in Music will commemorate those living with dementia, their caregivers, their families, and their journey with a special online concert featuring Canadian music and Canadian artists!

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Humanity in Music

Ontario
Tue, Sep 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21 at 6:00 PM, Humanity in Music will commemorate those living with dementia, their caregivers, their families, and their journey with a special online concert featuring Canadian music and Canadian artists!

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network – Province-Wide

New Brunswick
Tue, Sep 21, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network – Province-Wide

New Brunswick
Thu, Sep 16, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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Next Steps

Muskoka
Thu, Sep 16 - Thu, Sep 23

A FREE Education Series Focused on Understanding and Supporting a Person Living with Dementia

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The ASRP Exchange with Dr. Matthew Parsons

Canada
Wed, Sep 15, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Please join us for a presentation led by Dr. Matthew Parsons from Memorial University. Dr. Parsons is an ASRP Biomedical New Investigator Grant recipient and his project is titled: "Strengthening brain cells: Determining the failure of brain cell communication in Alzheimer's disease".

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First Link Learning Series - The Day of Placement

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Sep 15, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Dementia 101

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Tue, Sep 14, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

An event for Care Partners and Persons living with Dementia

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Learn the ABC's of Dementia

Saskatchewan
Thu, Sep 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

Learn more about dementia and the changes in abilities, behaviour, and communication it can cause at one of these virtual public awareness presentations offered via Zoom

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First Link Learning Series - The Long Term Care Process

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Sep 8, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Climb for Alzheimer's

British Columbia
Wed, Sep 1 - Wed, Sep 22

From September 1 – 21, 2021, hikers and climbers from all over the province will be able to explore beautiful British Columbia while raising funds in support of the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and showing the thousands of people affected by dementia that they are not alone. With the additional option to join us as a group as we take on the legendary Grouse Grind® in North Vancouver on Sunday, September 19!

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Fun Moves to Improve Cognitive Health

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Thu, Aug 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn and practice fun moves to improve your cognitive health! You will need a<br />
water bottle, and chair. We will put your mind and body to work!

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Western Virtual Family Support Group

Wed, Aug 25, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more.

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Eastern Virtual Family Support Group

Mon, Aug 23, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more

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Fun Moves to Improve Cognitive Health

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Thu, Aug 19, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn and practice fun moves to improve your cognitive health! You will need a<br />
water bottle, and chair. We will put your mind and body to work!

Learn more

Virtual Caregiver Support Network – Province-Wide

New Brunswick
Thu, Aug 19, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

Learn more

First Link Learning Series - Day To Day Care

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Aug 18, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

Learn more

Virtual Caregiver Support Network – Province-Wide

New Brunswick
Tue, Aug 17, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

Learn more

Fun Moves to Improve Cognitive Health

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Thu, Aug 12, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn and practice fun moves to improve your cognitive health! You will need a<br />
water bottle, and chair. We will put your mind and body to work!

Learn more

Dementia Care Training (DCT 101)

Prince Edward Island
Wed, Aug 11 - Thu, Aug 12

Each 12-hour course (6 hours per day for 2 days) will provide and enhance your knowledge and awareness of dementia, increase your effective communication strategies, and practice hands-on skills which will enable you to provide quality care for persons with dementia.

Learn more

First Steps for Care Partners - virtual

York Region
Tue, Aug 10, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The free First Steps for Care Partners education series takes place over four weeks. Topics include: What is Dementia? Adapting to Brain Changes. Planning Ahead. Building a Circle of Support.

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Eastern Virtual Family Support Group

Mon, Aug 9, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more.

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Fun Moves to Improve Cognitive Health

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Thu, Jul 29, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn and practice fun moves to improve your cognitive health! You will need a<br />
water bottle, and chair. We will put your mind and body to work!

Learn more

Western Family Support Group

Wed, Jul 28, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more.

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First Link Learning Series - Resource Systems & Wellness

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Jul 28, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering its First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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First Link Memory Cafe - July - Virtual

York Region
Tue, Jul 27, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The First Link® Memory Café Program on Zoom is a collaborative program run by Mosaic Home Care and AS York for those living with memory issues and their caregivers.

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Eastern Virtual Family Support Group

Mon, Jul 26, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more.

Learn more

Fun Moves to Improve Cognitive Health

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Thu, Jul 22, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn and practice fun moves to improve your cognitive health! You will need a<br />
water bottle, and chair. We will put your mind and body to work!

Learn more

First Link Learning Series - Legal & Financial Matters

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Jul 21, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering its First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network – Province-Wide

New Brunswick
Tue, Jul 20, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

Learn more

Fun Moves to Improve Cognitive Health

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Thu, Jul 15, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn and practice fun moves to improve your cognitive health! You will need a<br />
water bottle, and chair. We will put your mind and body to work!

Learn more

Virtual Caregiver Support Network – Province-Wide

New Brunswick
Thu, Jul 15, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

Learn more

The ASRP Exchange with Dr. Da Ma

Canada
Wed, Jul 14, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Join us for a free presentation by Dr. Da Ma on his research toward developing a diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease that is simpler, more affordable and allows for earlier detection.

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First Link Learning Series - Navigating the System

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Jul 14, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Eastern Virtual Family Support Group

Tue, Jul 13, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more.

Learn more

First Steps for Care Partners - virtual

York Region
Wed, Jul 7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The free virtual education series is four weeks and includes: What is Dementia?; Adapting to Brain Changes; Planning Ahead; and Building a Circle of Support.

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Care in the Later Stages (virtual), July

York Region
Tue, Jul 6, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

As York's Jaime Cruz hosts a virtual education session titled Care in the Later Stages, a three-week workshop to help enhance care of people living with dementia at the end-of-life and provide supports for the caregiver. The session takes place Tuesdays July 6-20.

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The ASRP Exchange with Dr. Vanessa Taler

Canada
Wed, Jun 30, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Join us for a free presentation by Alzheimer Society researcher, Dr. Vanessa Taler. You’ll learn about her research to develop a practical screening tool to assess cognitive function based on semantics (the ability to recognize the meaning of words and objects).

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Western Virtual Family Support Group

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Jun 30, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more.

Learn more

First Link Memory Cafe - June - virtual

York Region
Tue, Jun 29, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The First Link® Memory Café Program on Zoom is a collaborative program run by Mosaic Home Care and AS York for those living with memory issues and their caregivers.

Learn more

Eastern Virtual Family Support Group

Newfoundland and Labrador
Mon, Jun 28, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering Virtual Family Support Groups. By registering, you have the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey, exchange information and create friendships with others affected by dementia, reduce feelings of isolation, and more.

Learn more

Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Thu, Jun 17, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Tue, Jun 15, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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First Steps for Care Partners - virtual

York Region
Thu, Jun 3, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

This four-week session includes topics: What is dementia?; Adapting to brain changes; Planning Ahead; and Building a circle of support.

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Care in the Later Stages (virtual)

York Region
Thu, Jun 3, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

This free virtual education series helps caregivers provide quality end-of-life care for those living with dementia.

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IG Walk for Alzheimer's

Prince Edward Island
Sun, May 30, 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Participate in our SCAVENGER HUNT and drop by our office on Fitzroy St. in Charlottetown on May 30th, where you can expect good music, a chat with our team, prizes, raffles and more! Register at walkpei.ca & let the fun begin!<br />

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Walk for Alzheimer's - virtual event

York Region
Sat, May 29, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's is again virtual this year. People are encouraged to register and walk 17,000 steps - one step for each York Region resident living with dementia.

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Alzheimer’s disease and care - French

York Region
Fri, May 28, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The Association des Francophones de la Région de York (SAY-F), of which the Alzheimer Society of York Region is a member, is hosting a virtual presentation in French about Alzheimer's disease.

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First Link Learning Series - The Day of Placement

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, May 26, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is now offering First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Webinar: ZoeInsights

Alberta and Northwest Territories
Tue, May 25, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

ZoeInsights is a mission-driven social enterprise empowering people with the resources, knowledge and tools they need to mobilize their own personalized health data, to connect meaningfully with the wisdom of the global health community, and to spend less time on health care and more time living their best possible lives.

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First Link Memory Cafe - May

York Region
Tue, May 25, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The First Link® Memory Café Program on Zoom is a collaborative program run by Mosaic Home Care and AS York for those living with memory issues and their caregivers.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Thu, May 20, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Tue, May 18, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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Art with Alicia

Timmins-Porcupine District
Tue, May 18, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for our Virtual Art Session with Alicia!

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The ASRP Exchange with Dr. Lillian Hung

Canada
Fri, May 14, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Please join us for a free presentation on the use of technology in hospital care for people living with dementia by Alzheimer Society-funded researcher, Dr. Lillian Hung.

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Watch the Comm and Behaviours webinar

York Region
Thu, May 13, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The Brookside Court & The Renoir Retirement Communities webinar about Communications and Behaviours was recorded. Watch it here: https://alzheimer-ca-york.zoom.us/rec/share/BeBSVBJaJcIZRerT_TYX2DGPveKMlALhsFQ1H9hULYSjpDux8suwD6CLykTyzGbj.hnww7-KPRXvzkLKd<br />
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Password: dL&zY3PX

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

York Region
Wed, May 12, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), for caregivers of people living with dementia, is an approach that has been shown to be effective for managing stress. This online program is by AS York and Sinai Health, Cyril & Dorothy, Joel & Jill Reitman Centre for Alzheimer's Support and Training.

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First Steps virtual education series

York Region
Wed, May 12, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Caregivers and people living with dementia can learn about the disease, adapting to brain changes, planning ahead and building a circle of support in a four-part program called First Steps.

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Options for Care - virtual - May

York Region
Thu, May 6, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Options for Care Virtual Education Series Supporting the Increasing Care Needs of People Living with Dementia is part of an education session to help caregivers of those living with dementia. Free.

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Food for the Brain –free virtual webinar

York Region
Thu, May 6, 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Bonnie Wisener, a registered holistic nutritionist, will talk about food and health during a 30-minute presentation with time for a <br />
Q&A. The webinar is free.

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Webinar - Dementia & Communication

York Region
Thu, May 6, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Brookside Court & The Renoir Retirement Communities invites you to a two-part webinar by the Alzheimer Society of York Region: May 6, Dementia Umbrella and May 13, Communications and Behaviours.

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Early Stage Online Event

Nova Scotia
Sat, May 1, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Life goes on, regardless of dementia. An event for people living with early stage dementia and their care partners.

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IGWM Walk for Alzheimer's 2021

Hastings – Prince Edward
Sat, May 1 - Sun, May 30

Walk Your Way This May! Support the Virtual IG Wealth Management Walk For Alzheimer's, raising funds for our local Alzheimer Society of Hastings-Prince Edward. <br />

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IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

Sarnia-Lambton
Sat, May 1 - Mon, May 31

We are excited to introduce this year’s 2021 IG Wealth Walk for Alzheimer’s in which we are encouraging you to raise funds by committing to choosing a destination and then reaching it by being active.

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The ASRP Exchange with Jordan Ali

Canada
Wed, Apr 28, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Join us for a presentation by Alzheimer Society-funded researcher, Jordan Ali. You’ll learn about his research on subjective cognitive decline – one of the earliest noticeable symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias – and how his research may lead to better, earlier detection.

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First Link Learning Series - Day to Day Care

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Apr 28, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is now offering First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

Learn more

First Link Memory Cafe - April

York Region
Tue, Apr 27, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

The First Link® Memory Café Program on Zoom is a collaborative program run by Mosaic Home Care and AS York for those living with memory issues and their caregivers.

Learn more

First Steps for Care Partners - virtual

York Region
Mon, Apr 26, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

This four-week session includes topics: What is dementia?; Adapting to brain changes; Planning Ahead; and Building a circle of support.

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Forget-Me-Not Breakfast 2021 - virtual

York Region
Sat, Apr 24, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alzheimer Society of York Region

This year's Forget-Me-Not Breakfast takes place Saturday, April 24 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and features Dr. Sharon Cohen from the Toronto Memory Program. Dr. Cohen's will share the latest updates in research and will follow her discussion with a Q&A.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Tue, Apr 20, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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Finances and Dementia – Advice for the Journey

Canada
Tue, Apr 20, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Presented in partnership with IG Wealth Management, join us for a free one-hour interactive webinar that can help you navigate through the unique financial challenges that face caregivers and people living with dementia.

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Art with Alicia

Timmins-Porcupine District
Tue, Apr 20, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for our Virtual Art Session with Alicia!

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Thu, Apr 15, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

Learn more

Dementia Care Training (DCT 101)

Prince Edward Island
Wed, Apr 14 - Thu, Apr 15

Each 12-hour course (6 hours per day for 2 days) will provide and enhance your knowledge and awareness of dementia, increase your effective communication strategies, and practice hands-on skills which will enable you to provide quality care for persons with dementia.

Learn more

Options for Care - virtual - April

York Region
Thu, Apr 8, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

This is a three-week education session. Week 1 – When Care Needs Are Increasing; Week 2 – Long Term Care Decisions; Week 3 – Transitioning Care Roles. Upcoming Dates Thursdays April 8, 15 and 22 from 1 to 3 p.m.

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Musical Memories

Demo
07 April - 12 May 2021

A 6-week online music therapy group for people living with dementia and their care partners

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CANCELLED Care in the Later Stages

York Region
Tue, Apr 6, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

If you would like more information about this program, email Jaime Cruz, public education coordinator, at [email protected] This virtual education series talks about ensuring the quality of end of life for people living with dementia.

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I'm Still Here! virtual play

York Region
Wed, Mar 31, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

I’m Still Here! is a live online theatrical presentation designed to help caregivers, families and the community at large <br />
to better understand the everyday realities for persons living with dementia.

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Finding Your Way

Muskoka
Wed, Mar 31, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A FREE webinar for anyone interested in keeping people living with dementia safe from going missing.

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First Link Learning Series-Resource Systems & Wellness

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Mar 31, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is now offering its First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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First Link Memory Cafe with Mosaic – Mar

York Region
Tue, Mar 30, 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. Webinars are run over Zoom.

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Chair Yoga Dance Class

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Mon, Mar 29, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

All abilities welcome! Join us for seated exercises that get your body and mind moving to music!

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Ron Beleno virtually to AS York Part 2

York Region
Fri, Mar 26, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Lived experience caregiver Ron Beleno speaks about COVID-19 and social isolation during the second part of a free two-part webinar hosted by AS York and funded by Finding Your Way.

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Ron Belano Part 2 virtual webinar

York Region
Fri, Mar 26, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Ron Belano, who has lived caregiver experience, is coming back for the second part of his two-part presentation March 26 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

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First Link: Lunch & Learn

Thu, Mar 25, 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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Getting Ready for Tax Time

Cornwall and District
Wed, Mar 24, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a free virtual session that will help you:<br />
• Learn about what you need to do to get ready for tax time.<br />
• Understand the credits available to those living with disabilities and their caregivers.<br />
• Find out where to get help getting your taxes done in your community.<br />
Presented by:<br />
Colin Simpson, CPA<br />
Josée Payette, CPA, CA<br />
Johnston Beaudette Chartered Professional Accountants<br />
<br />
<br />
(Cette session sera offerte en anglais seulement. Une session francophone aura lieu prochainement.) <br />

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Chair Yoga Dance Class

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Mon, Mar 22, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

All abilities welcome! Join us for seated exercises that get your body and mind moving to music!

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Ron Beleno virtually to AS York Part 1

York Region
Fri, Mar 19, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Lived experience family caregiver Ron Beleno, a familiar face at AS York, is speaking at a two-part webinar March 19 and 26, offering strategies and techniques to guide you through the dementia journey.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Thu, Mar 18, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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The ASRP Exchange with Dr. Danielle Alcock

Canada
Wed, Mar 17, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Please join us for a presentation discussing oral narratives of female Indigenous caregivers for people living with dementia, led by Dr. Danielle Alcock from the University of Western Ontario.

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First Link Learning Series - Navigating the System

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Mar 17, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is now offering its First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Webinar: ZoeInsights

Alberta and Northwest Territories
Tue, Mar 16, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

ZoeInsights is a mission-driven social enterprise empowering people with the resources, knowledge and tools they need to mobilize their own personalized health data, to connect meaningfully with the wisdom of the global health community, and to spend less time on health care and more time living their best possible lives.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Tue, Mar 16, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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Finding your Way Session

Timmins-Porcupine District
Tue, Mar 16, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Finding Your Way® helps people living with dementia, their families, care partners, and communities recognize the risks of going missing, be prepared for incidents of going missing, and ensure that people with dementia can live safely in the community.

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Chair Yoga Dance Class

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Mon, Mar 15, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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All abilities welcome! Join us for seated exercises that get your body and mind moving to music!

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Virtual Music Therapy - Part 3 of 3

Timmins-Porcupine District
Fri, Mar 12, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Certified Music Therapist, David Macintosh, for an engaging program filled with singing, movement to music, and group discussion!

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Breakfast to Remember research event

British Columbia
Thu, Mar 11, 12:00 am - 1:00 am

This March, take action and change the future for the estimated 70,000 British Columbians living with dementia by attending our Breakfast to Remember

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The ASRP Exchange with Dr. Heather Cooke

Canada
Wed, Mar 10, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Please join us for a presentation, led by Dr. Heather Cooke from the University of British Columbia, about workplace incivility and bullying in long-term care.

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Virtual Music Therapy - Part 2 of 3

Timmins-Porcupine District
Fri, Mar 5, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Certified Music Therapist, David Macintosh, for an engaging program filled with singing, movement to music, and group discussion!

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David Troxel comes virtually to AS York

York Region
Fri, Mar 5, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

David Troxel, creator of the Best Friends Approach to dementia care, is coming to As York courtesy of Finding Your Way March 5 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

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David Troxel webinar - free

York Region
Fri, Mar 5, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

David Troxel is an internationally known expert in Alzheimer's disease and memory care. His Best Friends Approach is build on the premise that what people living with memory loss most is a friend, a best friend. This webinar is free courtesy of Finding Your way.

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Breakfast to Remember

British Columbia
Thu, Mar 4, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This March, take action and change the future for the estimated 70,000 British Columbians living with dementia by attending our Breakfast to Remember

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Options for Care - virtual

York Region
Wed, Mar 3, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Options for Care is a virtual education series to help the increasing care needs of people living with dementia.

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First Link Learning Series-Memory Loss & the Brain

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is now offering First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia

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Chair Yoga Dance Class

Kenora / Rainy River Districts
Mon, Mar 1 - Mon, Mar 29

All abilities welcome! Join us for seated exercises that get your body and mind moving to music!

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Virtual Music Therapy Part 1 of 3 – ONLINE

Timmins-Porcupine District
Fri, Feb 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Certified Music Therapist, David Macintosh, for an engaging program filled with signing, moment to music, and group discussion! No prior experience with music required.

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Finding Your Way - Cantonese

York Region
Fri, Feb 26, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of York Region

In this Finding Your Way program, conducted in Cantonese, people will learn How to help people with dementia live safely in the community.

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First Link: Lunch & Learn

Newfoundland and Labrador
Thu, Feb 25, 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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First Link Memory Cafe with Mosaic –Feb

York Region
Tue, Feb 23, 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 webinar runs over Zoom.

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Ron Belano two-part virtual webinar

York Region
19 February - 19 March 2021
Alzheimer Society of York Region

Ron Beleno, who has lived experience as a family caregiver, is coming to AS York in a two-part webinar to discuss technology, safety, COVID and more.

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Finding Your Way – ONLINE / Trouver ton chemin – En Ligne

Timmins-Porcupine District
Fri, Feb 19, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Finding Your Way® helps people living with dementia, their families, care partners, and communities recognize the risks of going missing, be prepared for incidents of going missing, and ensure that people with dementia can live safely in the community.

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Thu, Feb 18, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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First Link Learning Series - Understanding Grief

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Feb 17, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is now offering First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Dr. JB Orange - Communication

Sarnia-Lambton
Tue, Feb 16, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Enhancing Your Communication with Persons Living with Dementia: Strategies for Family Members and other Care Providers”

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Virtual Caregiver Support Network

New Brunswick
Tue, Feb 16, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a free monthly program that enables those caring for someone living with dementia to connect virtually and receive support. Caregivers get together to share their experiences, offer support and learn from one another.

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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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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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