The need for helpful and accurate information on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias has never been greater. Please join us for our new Public Education Speaker's Series. This series will highlight current topics related to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Speaker Series 2017 is supported by the Walter J. Blackburn Foundation.
Don't miss our next Speaker Series presentation...
Approaching the End of the Journey
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 - 8:30pm
Kiwanis Seniors Community Centre, 78 Riverside Drive, London
This Speaker Series presentation will provide important information and resources for those experiencing the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Our featured speakers include Dr. Shiraz Malik, from the Department of Medicine at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Nancy O’Regan, RSW and Program Manager at the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex, and Louise Milligan, a caregiver with a lived experience.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Palliative care considerations
- Working collaboratively with doctors
- Support and resources for family
- Quality of life at end of life
- Advocacy for family members
- Self-care & personal reflections
Did You Miss Any of Our Previous Speaker Series?
This year's Speaker Series program covered important topics such as: Care for the Caregiver, Physician Assisted Death, Communication and Dementia, and a special presentation from UK dementia expert, June Andrews. Plus, see the Speaker Series topics from 2015 which include Mild Cognitive Impairment, Delirium and Dementia, and Ambiguous Grief.