Webinars and other events

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Check back to see links to webinars and other events including the Forget-Me-Not Breakfast

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Teepa Snow webinars

As part of Finding Your Way, dementia expert Teepa Snow is bringing her presentation to AS York virtually.

Jan. 28, How to Communicate with someone Living with Dementia. To see this presentation, email [email protected] to receive an out-of-office bounce back with the link and password. This presentation is available for one year.

Jan. 21, Effects of Social Isolation on people Living with Dementia. To see this presentation, email [email protected] to receive an out-of-office bounce back with the link and password. This presentation is available for one year.

Feb. 4, Understanding Yourself as a Caregiver. To see this presentation, email [email protected] to receive an out-of-office bounce back with the link and password. This presentation is available for one year.

Finding Your Way speakers

Courtesy of Finding Your Way, AS York is bringing in two speakers this March.

David Troxel is the creator of the Best Friends Approach to dementia care and he is speaking at AS York March 5. Click here to learn more.

Lived experience caregiver Ron Beleno is also coming to AS York for a two-part webinar offering tips to help make the dementia journey a bit easier. Click here to learn more.

Forget-Me-Not Breakfast

Save the date: The Forget-Me-Not Breakfast takes place Saturday, April 24 and features the Dr. Sharon Cohen from the Toronto Memory Program. 

This is a fundraising event with proceeds to support programs and services for York Region residents impacted by dementia. Tickets are $10.

Contact Carol Dowell, events coordinator, at [email protected] for details about tickets and sponsorship opportunities.

Forget-Me-Not Breakfast - 2020 with Prof. June Andrews

The 2020 Forget-Me-Not Breakfast was virtual and took place Saturday, Nov. 7. It featured Prof. June Andrews, who teaches dementia internationally. 

Thanks to our sponsors, this year's breakfast was free to attend. Prof. Andrews also waived her fee and donated her books to AS York.

Breakfast sponsors include: PACE Consulting, Melitron; LCD Mechanical; Sahbir Velji CPA, 3238695 Canada Inc.; Fazzari+Partners LLP; Struct-Con Construction Ltd.; Masters Insurance; IG Wealth Management - Newmarket office; Detail Sales Force; and IA Clarington.

The breakfast was held over Zoom. Watch it below.

 

 

Programs and services

The Alzheimer Society of York Region can help people on the dementia journey by providing information, resources, education, support and counselling. Use this page as your guide to finding the care and support you may need.

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