Women and Dementia

Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Society

Statistically speaking, women are more likely to receive a diagnosis of dementia.

Learning Specialist, Padmaja Genesh will discuss what we can do as women to best prepare ourselves for the future.

Focusing on the impact on women, latest research and risk reduction, this is a presentation that you don’t want to miss.

Wednesday, November 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 at the Crossroads Community Association (1803 14 Ave NE)

This event is free to attend, but registration is required.

Sign up here     

link address  https://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/find-support/sessions-and-workshops/women-and-dementia

Aging in Place

October 21st  @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

South Health Campus

4448 Front St SE

Wellness Class Room 180006  

Call 403-472-6445 to register as space is limited

“Aging in Place” means having access to various services and the health and social supports you need to live safely and independently in your home for as long as you wish or are able. Aging well involves being honest with yourself and having a plan. Most Canadians want to remain in their own homes for as long as possible.

This workshop is designed to get you thinking about all 9 areas of life to consider when Aging in Place. Start to draft a plan to age well.

Register thru Eventbrite www.eventbrite.com/e/aging-in-place-tickets-63259867968

Or call Jill Chambers with Aging in Place Supports at 403-472-6445.

Talking About Dementia with Dr. Tia Powell

Renowned expert and author will host an informative afternoon presentation about care on

Tickets are $15 and space is limited.  Sign up here

Date: Saturday, October 19th
Location: Glenbow Museum Theatre (130 9 Ave SE)
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.

This is event is one of a kind and it is something that you don’t want to miss!

Join Dr. Tia Powell for an engaging and informative presentation about her recent book, Dementia Reimagined and the quality of care for people living with dementia.

An internationally renowned physician and author, Dr. Powell is the Director of the Montefi ore Einstein Center for Bioethics and of the Einstein Cardozo Master of Science in Bioethics program at the Albert Einstein College

This event is presented by the Alzheimer Society of Calgary and is sponsored by All Seniors Care Living Centres and Mad Tasker

Choosing Connectedness

Choosing Connectedness: Why Social Participation is Critical to Healthy Aging

Date:              Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Event Time:   1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (doors open at 1:00 p.m.)
Location:       Acadia Recreation Complex Address: 240 90 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2J 0A3
Cost:               Free to CARP members*; $2 for non-members

Please register here

The presenters are Annastasia Stevens and Connor Walsh from Calgary Seniors Resource Society.

During this meeting, you will learn why isolation is detrimental to healthy aging, and how to recognize some of the signs associated with social withdrawal. The session will also focus on inspiring older adults to find creative ways to connect, and will examine many of the benefits that result from maintaining a vibrant social life as you age. The session will end with some strategies for engaging loved ones, who are resistant to social participation, in meaningful and motivational conversations.

Cracked: New Light on Dementia

This is a unique event that is sure to impress. We hope you can join us for the Western Canadian premiere of “Cracked: New Light on Dementia”!

Date: Saturday, September 21

Location: Glenbow Museum Theatre (130 9 Ave SE)

Time: 1 – 3 p.m.

This is a free event, but registration is required.

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