Education Zone


Check out the ASLM Education Zone to register for our Brain Matters Webinar Series on a variety of topics such as safety, communication, and general dementia information. You can also view “On Demand” recorded presentations 24-7.

If you missed one of our past webinars, you can watch them here.

Brain Matters is a new webinar series dedicated to bringing awareness and education to matters of aging and brain health. 

Take a look below to see our upcoming schedule of expert speakers discussing a wide variety of topics. The webinars are delivered for free, but donations are welcome.

Series Schedule


 

Reframing Dementia
as a DisAbility

 

Kate Swaffer

 

January 19th, 7-8 PM

 

This presentation will discuss Kate’s own diagnosis of dementia and dementia as a major cause of disability and dependence. It will re-frame dementia as a disability, discuss human rights and the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Finally, Kate will share information about Dementia Alliance International, a charity run by and for people with dementia.

Kate Swaffer
CEO, co-founder of
Dementia Alliance International

Speaker Bio: Kate Swaffer is an award-winning campaigner for the human rights and disability rights of people with dementia globally. She has a Master of Science in Dementia Care, a Bachelor of Psychology, a BA, a graduate Diploma in grief counseling, and is a retired nurse. Kate is a humanitarian, and the CEO and co-founder of Dementia Alliance International. She is also an elected board member of Alzheimer’s Disease International, a past elected member of the World Dementia Council, and an Ambassador for Step Up For Dementia Research in Australia.

Generously supported by:

 

Ageism & Dementia

 Dr. Nathan Stall, Laura Tamblyn-Watts, David Harvey

  February 16th, 10 AM

  

 

The panel will explore the ‘double stigma’ of ageism and dementia-related discrimination and the impact on individuals and society.

Generously supported by:

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship opportunities still available!

Questions? Contact Leslie Rand at lrand@alzheimerlondon.ca