Webinars

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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 recorded videos about a range of different topics about living with dementia. You can also subscribe to receive regular webinar updates.

The most recent webinars were Driving and dementia on December 16 and Coping with the changes brought by dementia on January 13.

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.

If you have problems connecting to your webinar, please dial WebEx support at 1-888-469-3239. Press option 2 and then option 1 to reach support for WebEx meetings.

Upcoming webinars

Raise your voice: Dementia and long-term care in the time of COVID-19
Wednesday, January 27, 2 p.m. PT (60 minutes)
Join us for a conversation between advocates and experts on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people living with dementia in long-term care. Sponsored by Clark Wilson LLP. Panelists: Craig Burns (Person living with dementia), Naomi Mison (Caregiver), Isobel Mackenzie (Seniors Advocate), Krista James (Canadian Centre for Elder Law).
Click this link to register or join

What is dementia?
Wednesday, February 3, 2 p.m. PT (60 minutes)

Learn how dementia affects the individual's brain and behaviour, as well as the disease's impact on family. 
Click this link to register or join

Family dynamics in dementia caregiving with Jodie McDonald, MSW
Wednesday, February 10, 2p.m. PT (60 minutes)

Join registered social worker and psychotherapist Jodie McDonald to learn strategies for managing difficult conversations and navigating boundaries with other family members in your role as a dementia caregiver.
Click this link to register or join

Deciphering research headlines
Wednesday, February 17, 2p.m. PT (60 minutes)

Join us to increase your research literacy. Learn how to go beyond news headlines and evaluate if a source is credible. This webinar will also cover our most frequently asked questions about dementia research.
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Focus on behaviour: bathing and hygiene
Wednesday, February 24, 2p.m. PT (60 minutes)

Learn how dementia impacts bathing and hygiene and explore strategies for managing these changes.
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Focus on behaviour: dressing
Wednesday, March 3, 2p.m. PT (60 minutes)

Learn how dementia affects dressing and explore strategies for managing these changes.
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You can also subscribe to receive regular webinar updates.

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 [email protected].

Recorded videos

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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Other dementia education

Learn about the different educational programs that our local Alzheimer resource centres can offer to help educate and empower people living with dementia and their families and friends.

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