WEBINAR SERIES

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Supporting People With Dementia & Care Partners Online During COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Dementia Café: A Place to Belong (April 27, 2020)

A webinar designed to help people learn about how a Dementia Café program in Thunder Bay, ON has been modified to adapt to the no-contact restrictions due to COVID-19. You will hear from Dementia Café participants and volunteers on their experiences of the virtual program. Be inspired to adapt your program and continue to engage your community! 

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COVID-19 and Family Perspectives on Living with Dementia: A Panel Discussion on Understanding and Working Through the Challenges of Community Lockdown, While Staying Active, Connected and Safe (May 11, 2020) 

A webinar where guest speakers share their experiences of how COVID-19 has affected the family unit. Guest speakers will also share practical tips as well as some community resources available for supporting people living with dementia and their families either living in the same household or from a distance.

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Through Our Eyes: A Presentation by People Living with Dementia and Care Partners on Stigma & Interacting with People with Dementia (May 25, 2020)

This webinar presentation was developed and presented in partnership with people with dementia and care partners. We will discuss the appropriate language and communication to use with people living with dementia, as well as the associated stigma. This discussion can inform interactions with people living with dementia during the current environment and beyond.

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Programming Without Walls: How to Get Outside Safely (June 15, 2020)

This webinar discussion will highlight factors to consider when planning to move forward and begin reintroducing programming for people living with dementia and their caregivers, and creating opportunities for meaningful participation.

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Creativity & Arts Programs for People Living with Dementia: Adapting During the COVID-19 Pandemic (July 20, 2020)

This webinar discussion will highlight creativity and arts programs for people living with dementia currently running and those in the planning process. The panel will also include a person with lived experience of dementia to share their experience of participating in creativity programs during COVID-19. Panelists will discuss creative programming, the value of such programming, as well as challenges and successes they are encountering. 

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