Education Hour

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Learning from your Living Room is a new series of online learning session with a wide variety of topics. Join Alzhiemer Society Grey-Bruce Public Education Coordinator Sandra Hong on Zoom to learn about dementia. View our list of topics and dates below.

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The Journey of Support Starts Here - Oct 27th

The Journey of Support Starts Here on October 27th at 11:00 am.

General information about the Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce. Who we are, what we do, as well as understanding the warning signs and how to go about getting a diagnosis.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Sandra Hong with any questions at (519) 376-7230 or [email protected].

Nutrition and Dementia - Nov 3rd

Nutrition and Dementia on November 3rd at 11 am

Find out how changes in the brain can influence a person's eating behaviour and learn about what strategies may help.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Sandra Hong with any questions at (519) 376-7230 or [email protected].

Meaningful Activities - Nov 10th

Meaningful Activities on November 10th at 11 am.

Learn about activities that are a part of your family member or friend's life and how to adapt these to support that person to continue to be involved despite the changes in ability that come with dementia.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Sandra Hong with any questions at (519) 376-7230 or [email protected].

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://alzheimersociety.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rf-msrTgrHNe0Nf2q_r0jqUGF6wjjvN1o

Validation Therapy - Nov 17th

Validation Therapy on Tuesday November 17th at 11 am.

Learn about Validation Therapy, developed by social worker Naomi Feil. Learn how using validation is possible in acknowledging a person's emotional needs and avoid lying or truth telling which can lead to emotional distress. This therapy is a method for connecting with people living with dementia and helps you learn how to acknowledge the meaning behind their behaviour.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Sandra Hong with any questions at (519) 376-7230 or [email protected].

Planning Ahead - Nov 24th

Planning Ahead on Tuesday November 24th at 11 am.

Planning ahead is about preparing for a time when you may not be able to make decisions for yourself. You will evaluate and learn how to manage risk, and learn information about what is involved when referring to advance care planning.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Sandra Hong with any questions at (519) 376-7230 or [email protected].

Memory Tips and Tricks

Dec 3rd at 11 Am

Memory loss can be difficult to cope with and frustrating. However, there are strategies that you can use to help you manage your memory problems. In this session you will hear ideas and suggestions that can assist you to stay on track with memory.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Sandra Hong with any questions at (519) 376-7230 or [email protected].

Positive Thinking

Dec 10th at 11 Am

As the holiday season comes upon us focus on the positive by developing a balanced way of thinking. Learn how to take the time to notice what’s good in life.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Sandra Hong with any questions at (519) 376-7230 or [email protected].

Dementia education in Grey-Bruce

The Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce provides education programs for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, families and caregivers, including online learning opportunities. Learn about them on this page.

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