Webinars

Learn about dementia from anywhere by participating in one of our live webinars – all you need is a computer, tablet or phone!

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You can sign up for upcoming webinars below, or review our on-demand video content about a range of different topics about living with dementia. You can also subscribe to receive regular webinar updates.

The most recent webinars were Travelling with dementia on June 12 and Supporting friends on the dementia journey on June 5.

View our videos in Punjabi and in Cantonese.

How to register

To participate, click on the webinar time that works for your schedule – you'll be provided with instructions on how to sign in. If you register at least 24 hours before a session, you'll also receive an email reminder.

**Please note that we now use ZOOM to present our webinars. For the best experience, please download Zoom app in advance of the meeting. How to connect and join a Zoom meeting.**

Upcoming webinars

Strategies for self-care: Prioritize your well-being
Wednesday, June 19 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT
Learn about strategies to positively manage stress and prioritize self-care to cope with the changes brought by dementia.  For caregivers and people living with dementia.
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Research connects: DemSCAPE: Developing dementia-inclusive neighbourhoods
Wednesday, June 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT
Join Cari Randa-Beaulieu, the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s new Provincial Coordinator, Knowledge Mobilization, as she shares insights and learnings from DemSCAPE, a community-based research project that aims to understand ways to make neighbourhoods more inclusive for people affected by dementia. In her previous role as DemSCAPE Project Manager, she worked with teams across the province to identify physical barriers within neighbourhoods that can be addressed by adopting dementia-inclusive guidelines for policy-makers, decision-makers and the public. For the general public.
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Responding to late-day confusion
Wednesday, July 3 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT
People living with dementia may become restless or confused late in the day, a phenomenon that has been referred to as “sundowning”. Caregivers may feel helpless, not knowing how to alleviate the restlessness and agitation. Learn the signs and explore strategies for responding. For caregivers.
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Mental health matters: Anxiety’s role in MCI and dementia
Wednesday, July 10 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT

Dive into the topic of mental health and explore the impact anxiety and related mental health factors have on cognition in Mild Cognitive Impairment and dementia. We will also share practical strategies for preventing and managing anxiety-related behaviours, helping people live well. For caregivers and people living with dementia.
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You can also subscribe to receive regular webinar updates.
To learn more about other virtual education opportunities, click here.

For more information

If you have additional questions about our webinars and whether they're suitable for your needs, call the First Link® Dementia Helpline or email learnfromhome@alzheimerbc.org.

On-demand content

We host regular webinars on a range of topics related to living with dementia. You can access a selection of videos from previous webinars divided by theme.

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On-demand content

Dementia education

Learn about the different educational programs that we offer to help educate and empower people living with dementia and their families and friends.

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Upcoming webinar series: Health, wellness and dementia

British Columbia
March 31, 2023

People living with dementia may face various challenges that could prevent them from maintaining a healthy lifestyle. To address some of these challenges, we are hosting a webinar series in May, focusing on health and wellness in relation to dementia.

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health wellness and dementia webinar series

First Link® Dementia Helpline

The First Link® Dementia Helpline is for anyone affected by dementia, whether professionally or personally. Get the support you need, when you need it. Calling the Helpline has all the benefits of a referral from your health-care provider.

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