Free Webinars for Families Impacted by Dementia

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The Alzheimer Society of Calgary is offering free virtual education sessions for local families impacted by dementia until the end of August.

Topics include:
  • Specific Behaviors – Bathing/Sundowning
  • Dementia Network Calgary
  • Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
  • And more!
How to register?
  • Visit: https://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/
  • Go to “Learn”, click on “Attend A Session”, then choose the workshop you are interested in
  • Fill out the web form and hit “Submit”

If you are living with dementia or caring for someone with the condition, also check out COVID-19 Information for People Impacted by Dementia.

The Alzheimer Society of Calgary is a registered charitable organization. Their mission is to enable local people impacted by dementia to have a better quality of life and build the capacity of the community to support and care for them.

Word of the day:

Sundowning: as one of the symptoms of dementias, this is when someone becomes confused, anxious, or restless later in the day.

Read more about “sundowning”: https://alzheimer.ca/en/Home/Living-with-dementia/Understanding-behaviour/Sundowning