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Join us for our free online learning sessions on ZOOM! Alzheimer Society of Huron County Public Education Coordinator Jeanette Sears will cover the questions we are most often asked about. View our list of topics and dates below.

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Brain Health 101 - September 16

Thursday, September 16 from 10:00 - 11:00am.

Learn how to incorporate healthy brain choices into your everyday life - including some of the latest research on nutrition and exercise. Everyone can benefit – you are never too young or too old!

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Jeanette Sears with any questions at 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012 or [email protected]

What is MCI? - September 30

Thursday, September 30 from 10:00 - 11:00am.

Learn what Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is and how it is different than dementia. We will also discuss resources available at the Alzheimer Society of Huron County. 

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here or contact Jeanette Sears with any questions at 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012 or [email protected]

Brain Health 101 - October 14

Thursday, October 14,  1:30 - 2:30 pm.

Learn how to incorporate healthy brain choices into your everyday life - including some of the latest research on nutrition and exercise. Everyone can benefit – you are never too young or too old!

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking hereFor more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

10 Warning Signs - October 20

Wednesday, October 20 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm - EVENING SESSION

10 Warning Signs: Should I be Worried?  – Learn to identify common early signs of dementia and explore the difference between early signs of dementia and common age-related memory changes. Mild Cognitive Impairment is also introduced.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking hereFor more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

10 Warning Signs - October 21

Thursday, October 21 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm - AFTERNOON SESSION

10 Warning Signs: Should I be Worried?  – Learn to identify common early signs of dementia and explore the difference between early signs of dementia and common age-related memory changes. Mild Cognitive Impairment is also introduced.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here For more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Memory and Aging Program™ - starts October 27

Wednesdays, October 27, November 3,10, and 17: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

The Memory & Aging Program™ is for anyone interested in learning about memory changes that may occur with age. We focus on strategies to improve everyday memory performance. 

The Memory and Aging Program is comprised of 4 weekly 2-hour sessions. There is $25 workbook fee that can be paid for in-person or by phone.  takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here For more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Types of Dementia - November 3 

Wednesday, November 3 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. - EVENING SESSION

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia? This session provides an introduction to the most common types of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular, Lewy Body, Frontal Temporal, and mixed dementia.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here . For more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Types of Dementia - November 4 

Thursday, November 4 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm. - AFTERNOON SESSION

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia? This session provides an introduction to the most common types of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular, Lewy Body, Frontal Temporal, and mixed dementia.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here . For more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

What is MCI? - November 11

Thursday, November 11: 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment and how is it different than dementia? We will also discuss resources available at the Alzheimer Society of Huron County. 

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking hereFor more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Brain Changes: 8 A's of Dementia - November 17

Wednesday, November 17 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm - EVENING SESSION

This session explains common cognitive changes people with dementia experience. We will describe these changes as a shift in perception - a shift in the way many people with dementia see and navigate the world.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here . For more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Brain Changes: 8 A's of Dementia - November 18

Thursday, November 18 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm - AFTERNOON SESSION

This session explains common cognitive changes people with dementia experience. We will describe these changes as a shift in perception - a shift in the way many people with dementia see and navigate the world.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here For more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Communication Tips - December 1

Wednesday, December 1 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.- EVENING SESSION

Learn how communication changes due to dementia can affect day-to-day experiences – and some starting points to improve connections.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking hereFor more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Communication Tips - December 2

Thursday, December 2 from 1:30- 2:30 pm.- AFTERNOON SESSION

Learn how communication changes due to dementia can affect day-to-day experiences – and some starting points to improve connections.

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking here For more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Brain Health 101 - December 9

Thursday, December 9,  10:00 - 11:00 am.

Learn how to incorporate healthy brain choices into your everyday life - including some of the latest research on nutrition and exercise. Everyone can benefit – you are never too young or too old!

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking hereFor more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

Brain Health 101 - January 19, 2022

Wednesday, January 19, 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Learn how to incorporate healthy brain choices into your everyday life - including some of the latest research on nutrition and exercise. Everyone can benefit – you are never too young or too old!

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking hereFor more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)? - January 26, 2022

Wednesday, January 26: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Learn What MCI is and how is it different than dementia. We will also discuss resources available at the Alzheimer Society of Huron County. 

This session takes place online using Zoom and requires you to pre-register by clicking hereFor more information, email [email protected] or call 519-482-1482 / 1-800-561-5012.