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 "Mental health matters: Anxiety’s role in MCI and dementia" on July 10 and "Responding to late day confusion" on July 3.

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

Dementia-Friendly Communities
Wednesday, July 17 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT
Join us to learn more about dementia and explore simple strategies that can create a more supportive, inclusive and welcoming community for people affected by the disease. For caregivers and people living with dementia.
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Research connects I Never too early, never too late: Modifiable risk factors for dementia 
Wednesday, July 24 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT
In 2020, The Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care estimated that 12 modifiable risk factors account for approximately 40 per cent of dementias worldwide. Join our in-house researchers, Dr. Heather Cooke and Dr. Sarah Wu, to hear about the latest research on risk factors such as hearing loss, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, social isolation and air pollution. Discover practical strategies to enhance your brain health in early-, mid- and later life – it’s never too early or too late to make lifestyle changes!
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Making activities dementia friendly 
Wednesday, July 31 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT
Remaining active and meaningfully engaged is vital for people living with dementia to live well. Discuss how you can adapt different kinds of activities to be inclusive of the person living with the disease to help improve quality of life and enjoy your time together.
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Personal care: Dressing and grooming
Wednesday, August 7 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. PT

We all want to look and feel good, but changes in the brain due to dementia can affect a person’s abilities and more assistance may gradually be required with personal care. Learn tips and strategies for making these daily activities more successful.
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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 [email protected].

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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