Alzheimer Society of Toronto Spring 2018 Webinars "Grief and Loss in Dementia" Improve your understanding of Ambiguous Loss and explore concepts for learning to live with grief and loss in dementia. The next session will be held Wednesday April 18th @ 4:00pm– 5:00pm (Eastern Time) This session is intended for family caregivers but everyone is welcome to attend. “Driving and Dementia” Support the person and their family by recognizing how dementia impacts driving abilities and exploring support strategies. The next session will be heldWednesday May 2nd @ 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Eastern Time). This webinar is intended for healthcare providers but everyone is welcome to attend. “Executive Functions” Enhance your skills by understanding executive functions and the implications of impaired executive functioning in dementia. The next session will be held Wednesday May 16th @ 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Eastern Time) This webinar is intended for healthcare providers but everyone is welcome to attend. To register please visit www.alzeducate.ca For further information click here.
Applied Theatre to Engage Long-Term Care Staff & Students in Experiential Learning: Train the Trainer Workshop for Educators A workshop with Melissa Tafler and Hartley Jafine Friday, March 23, 2018 Baycrest, 5360 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON 9:00 am-2:30 pm To register please contact Tania Aragona at firstname.lastname@example.org For further information click here.
Honouring our Mothers and our Fathers: Perspectives from a Cultural Lens with Dr. Charlotte Clarke Thursday March 8, 2018 Trinity United Church, 2:00-3:30 pm To register please call (807)345-5621 For further information click here. It's Not Right: Changing the Conversation to Stop Abuse of Older Adults A workshop with Candielya Jackson, Northwest Regional Consultant, Elder Abuse ON Thursday, February 15th, 2018 Trinity United Church, 2:00-3:30 p.m. To register call (807) 345-5621 (no cost) For further information click here. Everyday Citizenship: Living with Dementia Luncheon presentation with Charlotte Clarke, Wednesday March 7th, 2018 Click here for the poster.
November, 2017 Ontario Seniors Action Plan Easier-to-find information A “one-stop” website (available now at ontario.ca/AgingWell) has been developed to provide information, all in one place, about government services, programs and supports for seniors across the province. People can also get this information by phone at 1-888-910-1999 or by calling 211 — which offers information 24 hours a day in over 150 languages
Excellence in Dementia Award
Nominations for the 2016 Annual Excellence in Dementia Award will be accepted until September 16th 2016. If you know someone in North Western Ontario who may be an eligible candidate.
Are you a person living with dementia, or a care partner to a person living with dementia, and living in North Western Ontario? For information on the NWDWG and group membership, please see our page and contact us!
More Supports for People Living with Dementia and Their Families from the Ontario Government As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is improving access to high-quality care for people living with dementia and their care partners. Click through for more information.