Webinars & online education

Learn from local and international experts in dementia care and safety at your convenience.

Webinars and online education

Webinars and online education at the Alzheimer Society of York Region

The Alzheimer Society of York Region offers a number of online educational opportunities. This includes:

  • a library of past webinars and workshops with local and international experts on a variety of topics is available here on our website. Scroll below to see a link to recorded webinars.
  • The public education team offers the Caregiver Education Series And First Steps for People Living with Dementia education series online and in-person.
  • The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program for caregivers of people living with dementia is offered online and in-person.
  • The CARERS program is offered online and in-person. Please learn more in the programs and services section of this website.
  • Minds in Motion, a program for people diagnosed with early to mid-stage dementia and their caregivers combines physical activity and cognitive stimulation is available via zoom as well as in-person.
  • Alzeducate is a national website hosted by the Alzheimer Society that provides high-quality, best practice-based online education for all using adult learning principles.



Online learning is an easy and effective way to further educate yourself about dementia. With ALZeducate, you can take free, online dementia courses and webinars.

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Senior Safety in York Region

Senior Safety in York Region is free webinar offered live on February 23, 2024 and presented by the York Regional Police Senior Safety team. Previously recorded seminars from AS York in partnership with YRP are offered on this page.

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Webinar: Safety in Community

As part of our Finding Your Way® series of events the Alzheimer Society of York Region hosted a webinar with experts on keeping people living with dementia safe in our communities.

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2023 Finding Your Way Webinar: Safety in the Community

Webinar: Missing Incidents

Dr. Noelannah Neubauer presents research on the risks of going missing and how to prevent it as well as Chantal Bennett with the York Region Police presents Project Lifesaver. Sam Noh brings his first hand story of his father who lived with Alzheimer’s and went missing over 8 years ago.

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Missing Incidents Webinar

Webinar: Prof. June Andrews

As part of our Finding Your Way® series of events and in recognition of Alzheimer's Awareness Month, we hosted a speaker series starting with speaker Prof. June Andrews who is a world renowned expert in dementia studies and aged care.

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Webinars : About Dementia

In 2021, Brookside Court & The Renoir Retirement Communities hosted a two-part webinar featuring Jaime Cruz, the public education coordinator, at the Alzheimer Society of York Region - What is dementia and Communications and Behaviours. You can watch these two webinars here.

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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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Share your story

"Sharing your story isn't easy. But it is powerful. It has the power to change perceptions, encourage understanding and provide hope to others." Laura Greenstein

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