Education

We provide an extensive range of educational opportunities tailored for diverse audiences including the general public, healthcare professionals, first responders, caregivers, family members, and individuals living with dementia

Seniors attending seminar.


Dementia Learning Series

The Dementia Learning Series is a 4-week education series tailored for care partners, persons living with dementia in the early stages and those eager to grasp the essentials of dementia care. This comprehensive series offers insights into dementia, effective communication strategies, navigating behavior changes, and building a support network.  *Registration is required, spots are limited.

Upcoming 2024 Dementia Learning Series:

Sudbury

🗓️ March 6, 13, 20 & 27 (Wednesdays)
🕕 6:00pm to 8:00pm 
📍Alzheimer Society, 960B Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury
📝[email protected] | 705-560-0603


North Bay

🗓️ March 4, 11, 18 & 25 (Mondays)
🕕 6:00pm to 8:00pm 
📍The Village, 100 College Drive, North Bay
📝[email protected] | 705-560-0603

Public Education

Our Public Education initiatives are offered completely free of charge, providing a diverse range of opportunities including informative presentations, comprehensive trainings, immersive simulations and educational booths. 

Explore our engaging General Presentations: 

  • Introduction to Dementia & Effective Communication
  • Understanding Brain and Behavior in Dementia
  • Overview of Alzheimer Society Programs and Services

Enhance your knowledge and skills with our specialized Trainings:

  • Dementia-Friendly Training
  • First Responder Training: Finding Your Way
  • Direct Healthcare Professionals Training
    *Please note that at this time, GPA Training is not available. Please visit: https://ageinc.ca/gpaelearning/

Experience firsthand the challenges of dementia through our Simulation:

  • Dementia Simulation

To access our Public Education offerings, kindly complete and submit our Education Request Form by clicking here.


 

 

Programs and services

Learn more about the support programs, educational resources and referral services we offer to help support persons living the dementia journey.

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National ambassador Tanis Rummery.

Support Groups

Through various support groups, families and those living with dementia share personal experiences, expanding their social network and enhancing feelings of self-worth and control. Trained facilitators lead these groups, providing emotional relief and effective coping strategies.

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Support group having a discussion.