First Steps Learning Series


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

SESSIONS: 6

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.

Tuesday Lecture Series


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

SESSIONS: 1 per month

PURPOSE: In-depth informational lectures that are inspired by popular topics regarding dementia and ageing well.

TOPICS: Past lectures have included: Genetics & Alzheimer's Disease, Intimacy, Dementia & Frailty, Meaningful Environments, Hearing Loss & Dementia 


 

Discover and 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

 


 

 

Teepa Tuesdays


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

SESSIONS: 1 per month

PURPOSE: Learn, discuss, practice, and develop Teepa’s Positive Physical Approach dementia skills. 

TOPICS: Reviewing Positive Physical Approach and Hand-Under-Hand technique, vision changes, GEMS®, communication, standing to sitting, putting on clothing, importance of dominant side

Understanding Zoom

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