News & Events

 

APPLY TO BE AN ATLANTIC FELLOW WITH THE GLOBAL BRAIN HEALTH INSTITUTE

This is an exciting opportunity for scientists and other professionals who “demonstrate a commitment to brain health and health care policy, as well as an ability to implement effective interventions in their home community and to become a regional leader in brain health”. Fellowships are from 6-12 months and may be held at University of California San Francisco or Trinity College Dublin. Check their website for further information. Applications close on September 30.

 

THE EXCHANGE

The CRPD hosts a monthly get together for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers to explore ideas and raise new questions about aging and dementia. These are lively wide-ranging conversations about what can be done through research, practice, and community partnerships to support personhood and promote social citizenship. The Exchange is held at the CRPD (Room 322, 2080 West Mall) on the last Friday of every month from 4-5:30 pm.

 

VANCOUVER HAS A NEW CHOIR FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

The Helena Choir performed their first concert in May and it was a resounding success! They are welcoming new members; people living with dementia and their care partners are warmly invited to join. Rehearsals begin again in September on Thursday mornings and take place at Shaughnessy Heights United Church, West 33rd Avenue & Granville. For further information, check the website: http://www.thehelenachoir.ca