FREE ONLINE EDUCATION DURING COVID-19

Click here to see the November's scheduled programs at a glance.

Click here to see the December's scheduled programs at a glance.
Education for Persons Living with Dementia- First Steps

A six week learning series delivered on-line for persons with early stage memory loss and their guest. First Steps helps individuals newly diagnosed with a dementia understand their diagnosis and the changes they experience. This series will also offer participants an opportunity to share and connect with others embarking on a similar journey. This program is currently being offered online.  For the next upcoming series please contact your local society. Participants will be supported in learning how to use Zoom prior to the beginning of their series.

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Dementia Education Series (DES)

4 session learning series for family and friends of persons living with dementia. The series provides an overview to help understand the changes associated with dementia. This series is delivered both on-line and in our offices. 

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Middle Stage
 

A three session learning series for family and friends of persons living with dementia who are in the middle stage. Topics include: recognizing middle stage, hands-on care tips, long term care discussion.  This series is delivered on-line.


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Long Term Careconsidering the move and the day of the move
 

These two sessions dive deeper into understanding some of the aspects and preparations in regards to LTC planning. Currently offered on-line.
 

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Care in the Later Stages

To help family caregivers of people living with dementia understand what to expect in the later stages of dementia. The series will also explore how participants can provide comfort to the person with dementia as well as review the experiences of grief and loss.  This 5 session series is delivered on-line.  Participants need to register by calling their local office and will be supported in learning how to use Zoom prior to beginning this series. 


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Teepa Tuesdays

The first Tuesday morning of every month we explore one of Teepa Snow’s approach’s to care


Dementia Specific Talks

These webinars are open to anyone who wants to in depth information in regards to specific topics related to the journey of dementia.  These are offered at various dates and times, so search our calendars to find a topic that  interests you.  Examples of topics that may be covered include: Driving and Dementia, Namaste Care, Visiting During Covid, Young Onset Dementia.


Discover and Learn

In partnership with RBC topics regarding finances and planning ahead are covered monthly.  Topics change each month and are hosted by an RBC representative.  Click here for the latest poster.

 

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Zoom Q&A

You can ask your local Public Educator your questions! Please email them your question(s), and they will reply back with the date and time of your local zoom meeting. Meetings will be approximately 45 minutes. Each presentation will be unique and will addresses the questions that had been sent in. Invitations will be sent exclusively to the people who sent in questions!

For:
Brant – Laurie, education@alzbrant.ca
Haldimand Norfolk – Susan, scuming@alzhn.ca
Hamilton – Olivia, PECHamilton@alzhh.ca
Halton – Danielle, PECHalton@alzhh.ca

 

Did you miss a session?  Don't worry about it! 


All of our sessions have been recorded and uploaded to our YouTube page, so you can take advantage of these amazing presentations on YOUR time!

Click one of the links below to jump directly to a desired video

 

Acknowledging Caregiver Burnout

Visiting During Social Distancing 

Communication Tips for Caregivers

Recreation within the Home

Understanding Zoom

We are offering various learning opportunities online to help families and friends continue to stay connected and enhance their knowledge of dementia. These programs will be hosted by one of our Public Education team members and all participants will have the chance to ask questions.

The online platform we use is called Zoom. It is safe and easy to install.
1. If you’ve never used Zoom before, you will need to download the program.
a. For computers Click Here
b. For tablets and smartphones Click Here

2. To join a meeting on Zoom, choose one of the following help sheets.
a. For computers Click Here
b. For tablets and smartphones Click Here
c. For telephone Click Here

If you have any questions about Zoom, please email Olivia at pechamilton@alzhh.ca for assistance.

 


During this difficult time, people living with dementia, their care partners and families need your support more than ever to keep these services running. 

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