Dementia Friendly Event

Town of Strathmore, Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) will be implementing Dementia-Friendly Service Train-the-Trainer sessions to front line workers, service providers, and businesses to create dementia-friendly spaces and supports throughout Wheatland County. Additionally, a speaker series highlighting speakers from local service providers to share information on dementia along with supporting the local library in becoming dementia-friendly will be offered.

Learn more about ABCD Community Pilot Projects here

Events

Senior's Brain Health

January 23, 2023, 1:30 - 3:30pm at the Strathmore Municipal Library. 
Joanne Simpson with AHS will be hosting a talk on Senior's Brain Health. 
The event will offer information on healthy aging and ways that older adults can incorporate healthy habits into their life.

Indigenous Knowledge about Aging and Dementia

November 7, 2022 - 1:30pm – 3:30pm at the Strathmore Municipal Library Rescheduled: February 27, 2023 1:30 - 3:30pm 
Two Elders from Siksika Nation will be sharing Indigenous understandings of the circle of life, aging and dementia. All are welcome to come and share a cup of tea, learn about Indigenous traditions, and gain new perspectives of aging. This event is free to attend and does not require registration.

Dementia-Friendly Service Training Course

For businesses and organizations. 
Free training sessions at the Strathmore Civic Centre 
October 27, 2022 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
Please register with Strathmore FCSS by calling 403-934-9090. Space is limited. 

Alzheimer Society of Calgary and the Strathmore Library present: Dementia Talk

September 12, 2022 - 1:30 - 3:30pm at the Strathmore Library

For anyone who would like to learn more about dementia. Topics include:

  • What is Dementia?
  • Common types of dementia
  • Treatable factors
  • What is the difference between normal age-related memory loss and dementia?
  • Reducing your risk
  • Services offered by the Alzheimer Society of Calgary

An expert will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns you may have about dementia or related topics that you may have.

No sign-up is required, and the event is free and open to all ages.
If you would like to learn more or have questions about the event, please call Strathmore FCSS at 403-934-9090.

 

 

 

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