First Link Learning Series Fall 2023 - Memory Loss and the Brain (Denver Newman)

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Aug 9, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

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Week 1 - Memory Loss and the Brain.

This week, we discuss Memory Loss and the Brain.


  • Terms
  • What is Dementia?
  • Dementia Numbers in Canada
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias in Canada
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias in Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Reversible Changes in Thinking
  • Types of Irreversible Changes in Thinking
  • Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease
  • 10 Warning Signs
  • Getting a Diagnosis
  • Treatments
  • Reducing Stigma


This weeks Learning Series is presented by

 Denver Newman.

  • Denver Newman is the First Link Navigator for the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and has been with the Society since 2021.
  • In 2020, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University majoring in Sociology and minoring in Psychology.
  • In her free time, Denver volunteers for the Red Cross.

Our connections matter

Join the Alzheimer Society First Link Learning Series program today and learn more to live well with dementia.

Our learning series provides an overview of dementia, coping strategies, and knowledge of community support services. The series is 15 weeks and is at no cost to participants. Register today!