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COVID-19 Vaccines

Nova Scotia
March 15, 2021

Learn about the COVID-19 vaccine with Dr. Melissa Andrew, skilled geriatrician and researcher. Dr. Andrew has a Master's in Public Health and expertise in research on vaccination effectiveness. She's part of the Canadian Centre for Vaccinology and COVID-19 research teams at Dalhousie University.

Webinar video: Long-term care and COVID

British Columbia
February 24, 2021

This January, we hosted a special webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on people living with dementia in long-term care. Couldn't join us on the day? You can still watch the video and learn more about issues facing families in B.C.

How Viggo Mortensen depicts dementia in 'Falling'

Canada
February 19, 2021

Hear the acclaimed actor’s thoughts behind his new film, ‘Falling’, including the importance of getting an accurate portrayal of dementia on screen and how to show compassion and understanding when communicating with a person living with the disease.

Lance Henriksen and Viggo Mortensen in the film 'Falling'.