Dementia Education
Virtual Event

Research in Cognitive Decline at Bruyère Research Institute Webinar

About This Program

The number of adults living with dementia continues to rise across Canada. Join our hosts, Dr. Andrew Frank, Dr. Neil Thomas, and Dr. Frank Knoefel to learn about their latest research at the Bruyère Research Institute.

Topics:

  • Updates on clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease, virtual reality, and GPS technology with Dr. Andrew Frank.
  • Discussion on home monitoring technologies that aim to detect functional changes in individuals with cognitive impairment and to develop a French adaptation of the Memory Support System (MSS) with Dr. Neil Thomas.
  • Dr. Frank Knoefel will discuss how using computers can help with diagnosing and monitoring cognitive decline and the impacts of aging and cognitive decline on driving.

Details

Presented By

The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

Date and Time

Tuesday, 6 December 2022
5:00 - 6:00 PM

Cost

Free

Location

Virtual

What You Can Expect

1

Learn about advancing research in cognitive decline.

2

Learn about latest treatments and technologies to prevent and manage the symptoms of dementia.

3

Learn about participating in latest researches.

Register Now

Related Education

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Caregiver burden is real. If you are a caring for a loved one living with dementia or a professional in the caregiving field- then this workshop is for you!

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reported over 100,000 incidents of fraud to Canadians in 2021, noting fraud is the number one crime against senior Canadians. Learn about recognizing, rejecting and reporting fraud and scams at the Fraud and Scam webinar.

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Learn about elderly abuse, warning signs and risk factors at the webinar. You will also learn about resources available in the community to find support and more information.

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Learn about optimizing cognitive health through lifestyle choices and social support. This education sessions is intended for people who are experiencing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and their close family members/friends. MCI involves memory loss that is greater than expected for ones age but not enough to compromise ones ability to carry out daily activities.

Dementia Education

In-person Event
Designed for carepartners and caregivers who play a pivotal role in the lives of people living with dementia. It’s the second step in enhancing knowledge of dementia and skills needed to support the changing needs of someone living with dementia, communication and how to support the person with dementia.

Dementia Education

Virtual Event
Learn about optimizing cognitive health through lifestyle choices and social support. This education sessions is intended for people who are experiencing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and their close family members/friends. MCI involves memory loss that is greater than expected for ones age but not enough to compromise ones ability to carry out daily activities.