Understanding the Challenges of Communication with Persons with Dementia

During this online-only event, our experts will discuss communication strategies for caregivers to use when communicating with a person with dementia. We will give an overview of some of the strategies that can be effective when communicating with a person with dementia, as well as tips and resources to help communicate during the holiday season.

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Event Date: Wednesday, November 7th at 1 PM EST

Live Event 3: Understanding & Managing Responsive Behaviours in Persons with Dementia

During our third live event, our experts discussed responsive behaviours in persons with dementia. Drs. Richard Sztramko and Anthony Levinson gave a quick overview of the different types of these behaviours and shared strategies on how they can be managed.

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Event Date: Wednesday, October 24th at 1PM EST

Live Event 2: Understanding Apathy & Depression in Persons with Dementia

During the event, our experts Drs. Anthony Levinson and Richard Sztramko looked at what apathy and depression are and how they present in persons with dementia. We also looked at how to cope with these symptoms as a caregiver and outlined treatments that are currently available.

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Event Date: Wednesday, September 26th at 1PM EST

Live Event 1: Coping with Caregiving - Providing Effective Care for a Person with Dementia

Being a caregiver for a person diagnosed with dementia can be one of the most challenging roles in our society - but there’s help for those who need it. Dr. Anthony Levinson and Dr. Richard Sztramko from McMaster University together discuss strategies and resources for caregivers to keep in mind when caring for a person with dementia.

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