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Building Capacity Webinar June 15th

Building Capacity Webinar June 15th

Webinar alert! This discussion will focus on creating opportunities for meaningful participation as communities begin reintroducing programming for people living with dementia and their caregivers. June 15th at 11am PT/2pm ET via Zoom Register here: https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dp0sb7csRwmSVXjGwmjQBA

Combatting Stigma and Discrimination around the World

How exciting it is to explore the directions that are being taken worldwide to combat stigma and discrimination for those living with dementia. Thank you Lynn Jackson for drawing attention to the steps being taken in Japan!   https://alz.co.uk/dementia-friendly-communities/dementia-friends      

CCPA BC Seniors’ Care Webinar

If you missed the webinar on Seniors’ Care in BC hosted by CCPA BC this morning, here is a link for the recording! Looking at “how we got here, and what is needed to transform seniors’ care so that it provides the support and dignity that seniors, their families and those working on the front-lines […]

Dementia Dialogue: Human Rights Podcast Series

Dementia Dialogue is hosting a podcast series focussing on human rights.  “People living with dementia experience stigma and discrimination because of the condition and this is compounded by ageism and gender disparity…We need to rethink the way our fellow citizens who have dementia live among us and how we can support them to live their […]

Official Report by the Military on Ontario Long Term Care Facilities

We would like to share with you the “official report by the military on long term care facilities in Ontario”. In the words of our friend and colleague Mario Gregorio, “…it is very concerning and a good reference about the gap in the delivery of care for people in long term care facilities pertaining to […]

“Through Our Eyes” Zoom Webinar

“Through Our Eyes” Zoom Webinar

“Through Our Eyes”: a virtual presentation developed in partnership with people living with dementia and care partners. Discussion will revolve around the appropriate language and communication to use with people living with dementia, as well as the associated stigma. Joining us are 3 people living with dementia who will share their own personal experiences of […]

Free Webinars to check out for April 29th and 30th

Virtual Variety Show Hosted by: Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado Date: Wednesday, April 29 Time: 12:30pm PT https://dementiafriendlycommunitiesnoco.org/virtual-variety-show/ Using Montessori Inspired Principles to Radically Improve Engagement for Residents and Staff Webinar Hosted by: Dementia Alliance International Date: Wed, April 29, 2020 Time: 2pm PT https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dai-meeting-of-the-minds-webinar-montessori-inspired-engagement-for-residents-and-staff-april-2930-tickets-102737494612 Creating Meaningful Relationships with Family Caregivers (Part 2 of 2) […]

May 7th Webinar: Using Technology to Assist Older Adults in Coping with COVID-19

May 7th Webinar: Using Technology to Assist Older Adults in Coping with COVID-19

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/using-technology-to-assist-older-adults-in-coping-with-covid-19-tickets-103445010812 Join Live Here: https://tinyurl.com/ydfsaxut

Webinar Hosted by “Building Capacity” Project

Webinar Hosted by “Building Capacity” Project

Our PHAC funded “Building Capacity for Meaningful Participation by People Living with Dementia” Project is hosting a webinar series on engagement and perspectives for people living with dementia during COVID-19. Please join us for the first webinar titled “Supporting People with Dementia Online during COVID-19 – Lessons Learned from Dementia Café: A Place to Belong”. […]

Maintaining Social Connections!

During these uncertain times of physical distancing, we realize that many people with dementia and their care partners may be feeling lonely and socially isolated. ZOOM is one virtual tool that is increasingly being used to help people maintain social connections. It is being used informally by families to host get-togethers and by support programs […]