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Webinar: Dementia-Friendly Communities: Retail Sector, June 4, 2024
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Facilitator: Alzheimer Society

Webinar: Dementia-Friendly Communities: Retail Sector, June 4, 2024

A Dementia Friendly Community is a place where people living with dementia and their care partners are welcomed, included, and supported.  It is a community that pays attention to the social and physical needs of the person living with dementia. This webinar is ideal for members of retail organizations to find out how you can create a dementia friendly community. 

This presentation will cover:

  • Understanding dementia​ and the lived experience 
  • The common signs of dementia 
  • Strategies for interaction
  • Consider how you want to take action – individually or as a group​​
Intended audience: General Public
Date: June 4, 2024 at 10am-11am ET



Webinar: Speaker Series Event -  Experiences of 2SLGBTQIA+ people living with dementia and their care partners, June 4, 2024
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Facilitator: Alzheimer Society

Webinar: Speaker Series Event - Experiences of 2SLGBTQIA+ people living with dementia and their care partners, June 4, 2024

Host Ngozi Iroanyah, alongside Dr. Celeste Pang of Mount Royal University, will discuss the experiences of 2SLGBTQIA+ people living with dementia and their care partners. 

Topics to be discussed include: what’s been working and not working with regards to 2SLGBTQIA+ health; what research has said about the causes of dementia within this community; what risk factors exist and protective factors research has shown to be working; and what initiatives and programs are available to support those who identify within this community. 

Panel Details:

Hosted by Ngozi Iroanyah, Director of Health Equity and Access, Alzheimer Society of Ontario

Dr. Celeste Pang, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Mount Royal University

Intended Audience: 

General public, including people living with dementia, care partners, and health care professionals.

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at 3 p.m. (ET)/ 4 p.m. (CT)




Webinar: Dementia Overview, June 10, 2024
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Facilitator: Alzheimer Society

Webinar: Dementia Overview, June 10, 2024

This presentation will discuss the difference between changes that come with normal aging and when something is not normal, reversible causes for these changes, and a general understanding of dementia. It also will cover the different types of dementia, progression, and knowledge of dementia symptoms and their impact on the person living with dementia.


Intended Audience: General Public

Date: June 10, 2024 at 3pm-4pm ET





 

Webinar: Brain Health, June 12, 2024
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Facilitator: Alzheimer Society

Webinar: Brain Health, June 12, 2024

Goals of this presentation include understanding the risk factors associated with developing dementia​, recognizing how lifestyle plays a role in your risk of developing dementia​, and taking action to support brain health​.

Intended Audience: General Public

Date: June 12, 2024 at 11am-12pm ET



 

Webinar: Updates in Alzheimer's Disease Research, June 18, 2024
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Facilitator: Alzheimer Society

Webinar: Updates in Alzheimer's Disease Research, June 18, 2024

This webinar reviews major milestones in Alzheimer's disease research and summarizes trends in ongoing research happening worldwide. 

Intended Audience: General Public

Date: June 18, 2024 at 10am-11am ET