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What is Dementia education?

A dementia diagnosis not only affects the person living with it, but also their caregivers, friends, family, and the community in which they live. There are nearly 24,000 people over the age of 65 in the Ottawa and Renfrew region who are living with dementia. By 2030, that number will double.

The goal of dementia education is to provide information that helps you expand your knowledge and understanding of dementia and brain health. The more we know about dementia the better able we are to prevent it, and to live well with it.

Here’s our monthly calendar to view all our education, activities and support group schedule.

To register for our for our free events in the calendar, simply click on the event in the schedule and you will be redirected to registration page.

Topic
Participant
Program Format
Location

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Learn about elderly abuse, warning signs and risk factors at the webinar. You will also learn about resources available in the community to find support and more information.
Date: December 8, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Learn about updates on clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease, virtual reality, home monitoring technologies and using computers to help diagnose and monitor cognitive decline. 
Date: December 6, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reported over 100,000 incidents of fraud to Canadians in 2021, noting fraud is the number one crime against senior Canadians. Learn about recognizing, rejecting and reporting fraud and scams at the Fraud and Scam webinar.
Date: November 23, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Ask the experts: learn from local physicians and allied health professionals about the science of dementia, research, associated behaviours of dementia and community resources. This series is informed by the latest evidence-based research and practices.
Date: November 14, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
A 5-part series designed for caregivers supporting someone living with dementia in the middle to late stages.
Date: November 11, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Learn about optimizing cognitive health through lifestyle choices and social support. This education sessions is intended for people who are experiencing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and their close family members/friends. MCI involves memory loss that is greater than expected for ones age but not enough to compromise ones ability to carry out daily activities.
Date: November 9, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Learn about long term care, how to apply and making the transition. Delivered in patnership by Home and Community Care Ontario Health East, The Dementia Society, and a caregiver with lived experience.
Date: November 7, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Caregiver burden is real. If you are a caring for a loved one living with dementia or a professional in the caregiving field- then this workshop is for you!
Date: October 26, 2022

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Legal and financial planning information session to help prepare for today and tomorrow. Learn about how to managing finances, power of attorney, disability credits, taxes and more. The presentation is delivered by a experienced accountant
Date: October 13, 2022