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The importance of recreational programs for those diagnosed with Young Onset Dementia

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Thursday, 21 February 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)

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Note: This webinar takes place at 12:00 pm EST.  To check what time it takes place in your time zone, click here.

 

Presenter:

 

Romina Oliverio, Community Partnerships Manager at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto (AST)

Romina Oliverio is the Community Partnerships Manager at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto (AST).  Prior to this role, Romina was the Community Programs Coordinator, overseeing the Active Living Program at AST. Romina was responsible for coordinating and facilitating therapeutic recreational programs for people living with Alzheimer's and dementia, their caregivers, and the general public.  Romina also facilitates workshops and presentation on Living Well with Dementia, Physical Activity and Brain Health for clients and health professionals. Romina co-created and co-facilitates The Boomers Club, a wellness program exclusively for people living with Young Onset Dementia and their care partners, one of the only such programs for people living with YOD in Canada. Romina has studied Social Development Studies and Gerontology and specialized in dementia-specific education.

 

Summary 

This webinar will touch on the importance of recreational programs specifically designed for people living with Young Onset Dementia (YOD) and their care partners. Learn about The Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s Boomers Club, a weekly social program for YOD and their families and explore ways to support the unique needs of this population.

This integrated KTE webinar event is brought to you by brainXchange in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA).

We ask that you only register for this event if you are certain you can attend, we also encourage participants joining from the same location or organization to share a computer, as we have limited space. Thank you. 

 

This event takes place at 12:00 pm EST.  To check your time zone, please click here.

 

 

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Thursday, 21 February 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)


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The brainXchange is a network of people dedicated to improving quality of life and supports for persons with or at risk of having brain-health needs related to dementia, mental health and neurological conditions related to aging or have experienced brain health changes earlier in life that are now more complex with aging.

 

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