Webinars and other events

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Upcoming webinars will be posted here. Scroll to the bottom to see recorded webinars including those from Teepa Snow and David Troxel.

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The Alzheimer Society of York Region is available to help people impacted by dementia. Reach out today.

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Upcoming webinars will be listed here. Check back often. You can also see our events calendar. Click here.

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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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 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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Dr. Sharon Cohen - webinar

Dr. Sharon Cohen from the Toronto Memory Program spoke at the Forget-Me-Not Breakfast in April. Dr. Cohen talked about the latest in dementia research. Watch her webinar.

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Virtual Book Launch - AS York book

Hearts Linked by Courage, Honouring Loved Ones and Caregivers on the Dementia Journey offers 23 short stories by York Region residents impacted by dementia. AS York will host a virtual book launch, featuring many of the authors, to celebrate the book's release during Alzheimer's Awareness Month.

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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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