Public awareness

For the general public

The Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland & Haliburton provides many opportunities to learn more about dementia and the research to find a cure.  Each presentation is tailored to meet each group's unique learning needs and interests.  A sample of possible topics include:

  • What is Dementia? (an overview of the various types of dementia)
  • Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
  • Heads Up for Healthier Brains (strategies for healthy brain maintenance)
  • Put Your Mind To It (interactive session discussing the myths, realities, current statistics)
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Research
  • Alzheimer Society Programs & Services

If you’re interested in learning more, please contact the Public Education Coordinator in your area:

Sarah Cook, Public Education Coordinator serving Peterborough & Northumberland Counties                          sarah@alzheimerjourney.ca  (705) 748-5131 or 1-800-561-2588

Carolyn Hemminger, Public Education Coordinator serving the Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Counties                      carolyn@alzheimerjourney.ca  (705) 878-0126 or 1-800-765-0515



Corporate information sessions

The Alzheimer Society offers corporate information sessions for companies that are interested in learning more or becoming corporate partners. Contact the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland & Haliburton to find out more about corporate information sessions available.


Speakers

If you’re interested in bringing in a speaker to talk about dementia, caregiving, research or advocacy, please contact the Public Education Coordinator in your area:


Sarah Cook, Public Education Coordinator serving Peterborough & Northumberland Counties                          sarah@alzheimerjourney.ca  (705) 748-5131 or 1-800-561-2588

Carolyn Hemminger, Public Education Coordinator serving the Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Counties                      carolyn@alzheimerjourney.ca   (705) 878-0126 or 1-800-765-0515

The Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland & Haliburton is a great resource and has staff and volunteers who are willing to help you get the message out about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.


Last Updated: 11/08/2017