Speakers Series Archive

The need for helpful and accurate information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias has never been greater. Please join us for our new Public Education Speaker’s Series. This series will highlight current topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Dementia and Risk: What You Need to Know

Learn more about some of the modifiable risk factors for dementia including: head injuries, diabetes, social isolation and hearing loss. While there is currently no cure for dementia, making changes to our lifestyle can help reduce risk and lead to better brain...

Dementia: The Basics With Dr. Borrie

‘Dementia: The Basics with Dr. Borrie’ is the latest edition of our Speakers Series, which highlights current topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Dementia: Navigating the Financial Roadmap

Dementia: Navigating the Financial Roadmap featured Ron Posno, an Alzheimer Society client, Helen Starbuck from the financial sector, a member of the Elder Abuse Coalition and a care partner and Brandon Fellner Business Manager of McGarell Place Long Term Care Home....

The Driving Dilemma

The Driving Dilemma with Phyllis Fehr, a dementia advocate living with dementia, Joan Mitchell, a nurse practitioner from the Byron Family Medical Centre, and Liliana Alvarez, Assistant Professor at the Western University School of Occupational Therapy.    ...

Approaching the End of the Journey

Approaching the End of the Journey with Louise Milligan, a caregiver with lived experience, Dr. Shiraz Malik, from the Department of Family Medicine at Western's Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Nancy O`Regan, Registered Social Worker and Program Manager...

Living Well with Dementia in the Home

Living Well With Dementia In the Home with Brynn Roberts, Occupational Therapist and part of the Behavioral Response - Geriatric Mental Health Program at LHSC, Elyse Therrien, Registered Dietitian and In-Store Dietitian at Loblaws and Katie Berkelmans CTRS, ASLM...

Technology as a Tool

Living Well with Dementia: Technology as a Tool with Jim Van Patter (diagnosed with dementia) and his care partner (and spouse) Lorraine Pare, Karen Johnson, Director at McCormick Dementia Services, and Alexis McDowell, an Occupational Therapist at London...

Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver with Carolyn Underwood, ASLM Registered Social Worker, Sheila Lui, a cargeiver and Carole Wray, Meditation facilitator.  

Physician Assisted Death

Physician Assisted Death with Robert Sibbald, Clinical and Corperate Ethicist at London Health Sciences Centre, Dr. Shiraz Malik, Assistant Professor at Schulich School of Medicine and Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (palliative care) and...

Dr. June Andrews

Dr. June Andrews, an international dementia expert and author of "When Someone You Know Has Dementia", gave practical and sensible advice to a full house at our May Speakers Series at the London Central Library.  

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