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DementiAbility Methods - 2-Day Workshop VIA ZOOM

November 9, 2020 Why attend this workshop? This workshop will introduce you to new ways of thinking about dementia. With a focus on connecting knowledge about the brain, a person’s life story, environments, and behaviour, this workshop will teach you how to expose abilities, enhance function and set individuals and environments up for success.This is a workshop you will not want to miss. [Read More]

BrainXchange, Alzheimer Society of Canada and the CCNA proudly presents: Challenging Stigma of Dementia

November 8, 2020 In this presentation, we will discuss research and personal experiences related to: - What stigma of dementia looks like - What are the consequences of stigma - What actions can we take to change attitudes and challenge stigma [Read More]

IFA Virtual Town Hall Series - COVID-19 and Older People: Lessons on Quality of Care and Building Design in Long-Term Care

November 2, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the long-term care sector around the globe. Now is the time to respond to the international community’s urgent call for action with innovative solutions and practices that respect and protect the rights of older people living in care facilities, and their families. In this IFA Virtual Town Hall, Mr. Greg Shaw, Director of International and Corporate Relations at the International Federation on Ageing, leads a discussion around the lessons being learned on quality of care and building design in long-term care. [Read More]

IFA Virtual Town Hall Series - COVID-19 and Older People: The Humanity of Death and Bereavement

October 23, 2020 COVID-19 has taken the lives of over 1.1 million people globally. Grieving this loss of friends, family, colleagues, and loved ones may be more difficult than ever before in light of infection prevention and control (IPC) protocols, social isolation and travel restrictions. In this IFA Virtual Town Hall, Dr. Alexandre Kalache, President of the International Longevity Centre - Brazil and former Director of the Ageing and Health Programme at the World Health Organization, leads a discussion around the humanity of death and bereavement amid the ongoing challenges of these unprecedented times. [Read More]

IFA Virtual Town Hall Series - COVID-19 and Older People: The Urgent Need to Improve the Lives of Older Persons in the Wake of a Public Health Crisis

October 16, 2020 Over the past months, the challenges of social isolation, changing regulations, and adapting to a "new normal" have taken a considerable toll on the mental health of individuals around the globe – especially older people and those with underlying health conditions. In this IFA Virtual Town Hall, Mr. Dan Levitt, acclaimed international speaker, elder care leader, writer, gerontologist and Executive Director of Tabor Village in Canada, will discuss the urgent need to improve the lives of older people amidst the ongoing public health crisis. [Read More]