Dementia education for our Registered Clients

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The Alzheimer Society of Huron County provides many educational opportunities for people living with dementia, families, caregivers and more. Our education team can answer your questions.

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Family education and support

Our registered clients - people with dementia, people with MCI, and their families and carepartners - have many education opportunities throughout the year. For current dates and upcoming programs, see our Program Guide or contact our office.

Are you a healthcare provider? Visit our Dementia education for healthcare providers page to explore more educational opportunities

First Link® Education Series 

Our First Link® Learning Series offers our registered clients a comprehensive overview of dementia, coping strategies, resources and support systems. The 4 part series offers clients insights into managing well with dementia through all stages of the dementia journey. We offer these programs throughout the year.  

Learn more about our First Link® Learning Series.

Learning the Ropes for Living with MCI®

Our 6-week program Learning the Ropes for Living with MCI, helps people living with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) optimize their cognitive health through lifestyle choices, memory training and the support of others living with the same diagnosis. 

Learn more about Learning the Ropes for Living with MCI.

This program is offered three times a year at the Alzheimer Society of Huron county. Contact us for upcoming Learning the ROPES sessions 

Education Hour Online Sessions

Our free online Education Hour sessions are open to anyone, but many family carepartners and people with dementia have found them helpful, concise and convenient. Each session includes a short presentation with time for discussion. We cover topics such as 10 Warning Signs, Types of Dementia, Communication Tips, and more. Let us know if you have a topic you would like to hear about - we love suggestions. 

Find out more or register for free online Education Hour sessions

U-First! for Family Care Partners

The U-First!® for Care Partners education program supports Care Partners who are caring for someone experiencing behaviour changes caused by dementia. As a Care Partner, you may be a family member, friend, neighbour, or other who provides non-professional care to someone living at home or in Long Term Care. This 3 week program is offered at the Alzheimer Society of Huron County throughout the year. 

Contact us for upcoming U-First! for Care Partners sessions