Join us for our FREE seminar series on Alzheimer’s disease. Topics include diagnosis, treatment, research, and coping strategies.
Memory screening is available before each seminar.
What’s New in Alzheimer’s Treatment & Research
Wed April 20, 2016. 7pm – 8:30 pm.
Presenters: Dr. Sharon Cohen, Dr. Ian Cohen
This seminar will discuss current treatments and will highlight new treatments available through clinical trials. Learn about research opportunities to fight back against dementia.
Tools for Caregivers
Wed May 4, 2016. 7pm – 8:30 pm.
Presenters: Dr. S. Cohen, Mike King
This seminar addresses: an electronic app for care coordination; a program to enhance family communication on difficult topics; and key strategies to managing challenging behaviours.
Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Caregivers
Wed May 11, 2016. 7pm – 8:30pm.
Presenters: Dr. Sharon Cohen & Dr. Ellen Buchman
This is an introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as a valuable tool for maintaining your own health while caring for a loved one with dementia.
Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Strategies
Wed May 18, 2016. 7pm – 8:30pm.
Presenter: Dr. Sharon Cohen
This seminar will distinguish normal aging from Alzheimer’s disease and will discuss life-style strategies for brain health. The latest prevention research will be also discussed.
Free parking and refreshments.
To register, call 416-386-9761 ext. 347/364. Space is limited.