Upcoming Events


Lisa Williams is a research fellow in Nursing at the University of Auckland and a member of the Te Arai Palliative Care and End of Life Research Group [https://tearairesearchgroup.org].This  group conducts multi-disciplinary bicultural research using creative social research methods to inform practice, policy and teaching in palliative and end of life care both nationally and internationally.  Dr. Williams has been creating research-based digital resources for training health care professionals and students in the area of dementia care. She says: “The perspectives of people with dementia are essential for supporting ‘dementia friendly’ neighbourhoods and communities. This  presentation will explore the benefits and drawbacks of using digital stories in the form of short videos to convey the experiences of people with dementia.”

Date: Tuesday – June 18, 2019 

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Location: 2211 Wesbrook Mall, UBC School of Nursing (Third Floor of UBC Hospital, Room T-206)



The CRPD and the University of Washington Memory and Brain Wellness Centre welcome you to join us in celebrating at our first public festival bringing together persons with dementia, friends and family, and all who support a dementia-friendly community. This free event is to foster greater connections between our two countries though a fun-filled day of music, dancing, art, poetry, and food.

You can register for the event at the following website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/dementia-without-borders-tickets-59342750765

Date: Wednesday – July 3, 2019 

Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Peach Arch International Park (border between Blaine WA and Surrey BC). No passport required and transportation is available.