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Dementia Dome

  • Alzheimer Society of Calgary 800, 7015 Macleod Trail SW Calgary, Alberta Canada (map)

The Alzheimer Society of is pleased to host a one-day workshop – The Dementia DOME

(Dementia Opportunities Mindfulness Education)

This is a hands-on workshop for trying practical strategies, based on caregiver experience.

Join the Dementia DOME for a dynamic, interactive session with the goal of empowering loved ones caring for a person with dementia. The session is focused on creating a strong understanding of the dementia continuum, providing skills and strategies for interacting and communicating with a person with dementia, and understanding what resources are available. The workshop will deepen the caregiver’s knowledge and skills to continue to have a meaningful relationship with the person living with dementia.

Topics Include:

* Brain tour: Understanding changes to the brain

* Practical approaches: Strategies for participant’s issues

* Positive communication: What to say and how to say it

* Caregiver resiliency: Taking care of yourself

* Next steps: Community resources, continuing care, and homecare

Location: Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #800 7015 MacLeod Trail S.W.

Attendees: Any person that is a caregiver or has a loved one living with dementia.

Date: April 18, 2019

Cost: $100

Hours: 9:00-12:00 & 1:00-4:00pm (Full day workshop with one-hour lunchbreak)

To register: call 403-290-0110 or go to alzheimercalgary.ca