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New video now online 

Got time constraints?  Can't attend a workshop? This will make you smile.

One of our most popular information sessions, “Understanding Dementia & Brain Health” is now available in online video format. That means it’s available anytime, anywhere.

Grab a cup of coffee or tea and get cozy with it. Or, send it to family members and friends at a distance. Our knowledgeable learning specialist, Padma Genesh, takes you through some very important topics. If you don't have time to watch the full video, try the shorter videos on specific topics such as:

These videos were made possible thanks to the generosity and caring of RC Bishop of the Diocese of Calgary – Catholic Charities and Home Instead Seniors Care.


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