Revenue Canada: Tax Benefits
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
Learn about Tax benefits that may help to support persons living with dementia, care partners, and seniors.
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Driving and Dementia
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
One of the first and toughest issues families and caregivers will face when they receive a diagnosis of dementia is the question of driving safety.
Join us for this session where we look at:
PAC Normal Aging Vs. Not Normal Aging
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pmPlace: Alzheimer Society Niagara Region (403 Ontario Street, St. Catharines)
This is Part 1 of a 2-part series: Teepa Snow's Positive Approach to Care
This workshop helps learners understand and recognize the differences between “normal” and “not normal” aging. The learner will develop better observational skills to recognize and intervene effectively when behavioural challenges occur. Learners will also develop new skills related to approach, cueing, and the ability to connect with people affected by dementia.
PAC Hand Under Hand
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pmPlace: Alzheimer Society Niagara Region (403 Ontario Street, St. Catharines)es)
This is Part 2 of a 2-part series: Teepa Snow's Positive Approach to Care
This workshop focuses on Positive Approach to Care "care partnering" techniques, including Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand Under Hand™ (HUH). These newly learned skills enable care partners to shift from simply "dealing with the behaviors" to creating a positive and caring environment. Learners develop observational skills needed to recognize signals of “unmet needs and growing distress” in the person they care for and respond in a way that reduces anxiety and improves quality of life.
Creating a Dementia-Friendly Environment
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
The home is an important place for everyone. For the person with dementia, a familiar environment can help them connect with the past and maintain a sense of who they are. But, some practical changes may need to be made to keep the home dementia-friendly.
Join us and learn ways to promote independence and support wellbeing.
Music and the Brain
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
Music is powerful! For people living with dementia, music can help improve their thinking, perception, mood and behaviour. For care partners, music provides connection to loved ones and can help to decrease stress.
Together we will learn how the brain responds to music and its many benefits.
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2023Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, which is a term to describe the loss of cognitive functioning. Join us as we:
Understanding Vascular Dementia
Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2023Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
Vascular Dementia is the second leading form of dementia, accounting for up to 20% of all cases. Join us as we discuss:
Understanding Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2023Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
Lewy body dementia is a type of progressive dementia that can lead to problems with thinking, movement, behaviours and mood. Join us as we discuss:
Understanding Frontotemporal Dementia
Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2023Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pmPlace: Online Zoom Meeting
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) brings progressive changes to personality, language, decision making, behavior, and movements. Join us as we discuss: