Public Forums

Public forums are held throughout the year on various dementia related topics to help educate the general public, as well as those caring for someone living with dementia.

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Scroll down to view our list of upcoming public forums and register online.

If you would like to arrange a public forum at your venue, call 905-687-3914 and ask to speak to someone in our Education department.

What is a public forum?

Our public forums are presentations open to anyone in the community. Each presentation focuses on a specific dementia-related topic. We often include professional guest speakers with extensive knowledge in their given field.

Possible topics

  • Health Brain
  • Legal & Financial Issues
  • Revenue Canada Tax Benefits
  • Holiday Tips and Strategies
  • Understanding different types of dementia
  • Options for Care
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Driving and Dementia
  • Meaningful activities
  • Late Stage, End Stage, Grief and Dying

Upcoming dates

Dementia education in Niagara Region

The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is committed to providing continuous learning opportunities for persons living with dementia, their partners in care and professionals throughout the region. Education is free to persons living with dementia and their partners in care.

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Education for family and friends

Our educators provide continuous opportunities for care partners to explore strategies for supporting persons living with dementia, learn the importance of self-care and build networks of support.

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Education for the general public

Educational sessions are available to many different groups, including service clubs, businesses, rest & retirement homes, community organizations, schools, colleges and universities.

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