Dementia 101 for Caregivers

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time.

An Introduction to Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias workshop for Family Caregivers

In this workshop, the agenda is as such:
• Differentiate between Alzheimer Disease and Dementia
• Understand characteristic brain changes in Alzheimer’s Disease, associated symptoms and remaining strengths
• Recognize the importance of self care
• Understand support services available in the community

Facilitator: Laura Smith-Baldi is a Public Education Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.
With over 25 years of experience in working with persons living with dementia and their care partners, she brings empathy and knowledge to her workshops and presentations. She is passionate about the topic and enjoys sharing her experiences in long term care, adult day programs, lived experience and other settings. Her background is unique in that she studied Recreation Therapy as well as Social Work and she taught at the College level and did many years of volunteer work in the community.

Registration required. University of Toronto students, staff, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and their partners are welcome. If you have any access needs to ensure your full participation in this event, please contact the Family Care Office and we will try our best to work with you and make appropriate arrangements.