First Steps Learning Series

FOR: Persons living with early-stage dementia and their primary Care Partner(s)


PURPOSE: Introduction to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to understand the diagnosis and
learn about tips and strategies that might help you day to day.

TOPICS: The different types of dementia, the resulting changes in the brain, planning for the future,
and strategies to remain independent for as long as possible.

Learning the ROPES

FOR: Persons living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and a close family member or friend, who are living in the community. Persons with MCI must be functionally independent (i.e. no dementia), have a memory complaint consistent with MCI, and be available and interested in participating.

SESSIONS: 6, $60/pair of course materials

PURPOSE: Focuses on optimizing cognitive health through lifestyle choices, memory training and psychosocial support.

TOPICS: MCI and lifestyle factors for promoting cognitive health and reducing the risk of dementia, memory training involving practical strategies aimed at improving everyday remembering. Family support focused on discovering approaches for effectively living with a relative experiencing MCI.

Discover & Learn with RBC

FOR: Persons living with dementia, Care Partners, Healthcare Professionals, General Public

SESSIONS: 1 per month

PURPOSE: Free and safe information provided by Royal Bank of Canada. An opportunity to have your financial and advance care planning questions answered.

TOPICS: Wills & Power of Attorney, Estate Planning & Administration, the housing market, Retirement Home & Long-Term Care Planning, Banking Options, Fraud & Cyber Fraud, Tax-Free Savings Accounts, Investing in Retirement



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