Category Archives: A Meeting Of The Minds Webinar

Gait Retraining and Dementia, by A/Prof James McLoughlin

In July this year, DAI hosted a webinar Gait retraining and Dementia, by A/Prof James McLoughlin. It was very well attended, and we are pleased to share it during Dementia Awareness Month 2020.

James is an Associate Professor at Flinders University in Adelaide. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physio), a MSc(Clinical Neuroscience), and a PhD, and is an experienced neurological physiotherapist and Director of Advanced Neuro Rehab in South Australia, a neurological and vestibular rehabilitation clinic.

James is passionate in promoting best practice for people with neurological & vestibular conditions. He has previously presented to us on Rehabilitation and Dementia.

About the Webinar: People with all forms of dementia can experience changes to their walking and balance. There are many factors that can contribute to these issues that can be targeted within an individualised rehabilitation program. James will discuss some of the proactive ways neurological physiotherapy can help with treatment, training and support.

Watch the webinar recording  here:

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DAI July Webinar: Gait training and Dementia

Register now for DAI’s next “Meeting Of The Minds” Webinar, on July 29/30, 2020

Gait Retraining & Dementia, by Associate Professor James McLoughlin PhD

 

 

 

 

 

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 (USA/CA/UK/EU)
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN)
Please note: this is one event, set in a number of different time zones.

About the Webinar: People with all forms of dementia can experience changes to their walking and balance. There are many factors that can contribute to these issues that can be targeted within an individualised rehabilitation program. James will discuss some of the proactive ways neurological physiotherapy can help with treatment, training and support.

About James McLoughlin: James is an experienced neurological physiotherapist and Director of Advanced Neuro Rehab in South Australia, a neurological and vestibular rehabilitation clinic. In addition, James is an Associate Professor at Flinders University working part-time as a clinical Teaching Specialist. James is passionate in promoting best practice for people with neurological & vestibular conditions.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 (USA/CA/UK/EU):

  • 2:00 pm Pacific
  • 3:00 pm Mountain
  • 4:00 pm Central
  • 5:00 pm Eastern
  • 10:00 pm London/Glasgow/Dublin UK
  • 11:00 pm Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, EU

Thursday, July 30, 2020 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN/CHN):

  • 6:30 am Adelaide, AU
  • 7:00 am Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra/Tasmania/Brisbane, AU
  • 5:00 am Perth, AU/Taipei/Singapore
  • 9:00 am Auckland, NZ

The Webinar runs for 1.5 hours.

Check your time here if not listed above.

COST TO ATTEND:

  • DAI Members: FREE
  • Care partners: FREE
  • Healthcare professionals: Donation to attend
  • Researchers: Donation to attend
  • General public: Donation to attend

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO DAI OR BECOMING AN ASSOCIATE OR PARTNER. WITHOUT THEM, DAI COULD NOT PROVIDE THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE CURRENTLY FOR MEMBERS, THEIR FAMILIES & THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY.

  • $US 5.00 covers the average cost of one of our monthly bank fees
  • $US 60.00 covers the average of the cost of our monthly Zoom subscription fee
  • $US 120.00 covers the average monthly cost of the MailChimp subscription
  • $US 300.00 covers the current cost of 3 months of website management fees

Support people with dementia:
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Become a DAI Associate or Strategic Partner today
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Watch our Webinar: Clowning and Dementia

In this Dementia Alliance International “Meeting Of The Minds” Webinar, Professor Brand√£o talks about her journey as a Speech-Language Therapist in becoming a clown facilitator for promoting communication and wellbeing.

She tells the story of the clowning group of older adults living with aphasia with whom she works with in Brazil.

Professor Brandão’s presentation explains the value of nonverbal communication. Additionally, she outlined the key elements that made her choose active clowning as a medium to promote the experience and expression of communicative empowerment. Finally, Lenisa provides an overview of her professional plans in working with clowning and older adults who live with aphasia and/or dementia.

Thank you Lenisa for such an inspiring and informative Webinar.

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Our next “Meeting Of The Minds” Webinar: Beyond BPSD

Join us for our next DAI “Meeting Of The Minds” Webinar, with Dr Allen Power on looking Beyond BPSD (Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: this is one event, set in a number of different time zones. Register now…


About the Webinar:¬†In this session, Al will frame his overall view and approach to dementia and explain how the framework of ‚ÄėBehavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia‚Äô is inadequate to meet the needs of people living with the diagnosis, and actually leads to use of potentially harmful medications. Al will show how an approach focused on various aspects of well-being provides insights into root causes of distress and provides a pathway to more sustainable, drug-free approaches. Al will share stories from his experience that support the approach and also some significant data of its success in a state-wide initiative in the US.

About Al: Dr. Allen Power is an internist, geriatrician, and Schlegel Chair in Ageing and Dementia Innovation at the Schlegel‚ÄĒUniversity of Waterloo Research Institute for Ageing in Ontario, Canada. He is also clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, NY, and an international educator on transformational models of care for older adults, particularly those living with changing cognitive abilities.

Dr. Power‚Äôs book, Dementia beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care was named a 2010 Book of the Year by the American Journal of Nursing. His second book, Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being was released by Health Professions Press in June 2014 and the second edition of Dementia Beyond Drugs was released in 2017. Dr. Power also has a 20-year history working in culture change in aged care. He led St. John‚Äôs Home in Rochester, New York to become the world‚Äôs largest Eden Alternative member home, and also helped develop St. John‚Äôs Penfield Green House homes‚ÄĒthe only community-integrated Green House homes in the US.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU):

  • 10:30 am Honolulu
  • 12:30 pm Pacific
  • 1:30 pm Mountain
  • 2:30 pm Central
  • 3:30 pm Eastern
  • 8:30 pm London/Glasgow/Dublin UK
  • 9:30 pm Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, EU

Thursday, November 28, 2019 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN/CHN):

  • 6:30 am Brisbane, AU
  • 7:00 am Adelaide AU
  • 7:30 am Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra/Tasmania AU
  • 4:30 am Perth AU/Taipei//Beijing
  • 9:30 am Auckland, NZ

The Webinar runs for 1.5 hours. Check your time if not listed above with this link.

Register now…


COST TO ATTEND:

  • DAI Members/Care partners: FREE
  • Support people with dementia to attend ADI2020: $50.00 USD
  • Employed persons: DONATIONS APPRECIATED

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO DAI OR BECOMING AN ASSOCIATE OR PARTNER.

WITHOUT YOUR DONATIONS, DAI COULD NOT PROVIDE THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE CURRENTLY FOR MEMBERS, THEIR FAMILIES & THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY.

  • $US 5.00 covers the average cost of one of our monthly bank fees
  • $US 60.00 covers the average of the cost of our monthly Zoom subscription fee
  • $US 120.00 covers the average monthly cost of the MailChimp subscription
  • $US 300.00 covers the current cost of 3 months of website management fees

Support people with dementia: Donate to DAI

Become a DAI Associate or Strategic Partner today

Volunteer for DAI

THANK YOU

Webinar: Dementia and Wayfinding, by Noelannah Neubauer

Register now to join us for the next DAI “A Meeting Of The Minds” Webinar, on August 28/29, 2019. We are delighted to introduce Noelannah Neubauer to present on¬†this topic, which some members and families may find contentious. However, ¬†we all agree, for a person who is lost, providing support to ensure their safe return home, including people with dementia is important. After the presentation, there is time for you to ask questions, or express your views.

Title: Dementia and Wayfinding
Presenter: Noelannah Neubauer, PhD, MSc, BHK

  • Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU)
  • Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN)

Please note: this is one event, set in a number of different time zones.

About the Webinar: The changing face of dementia and missing person incidents: The International Consortium on Dementia and Wayfinding

The number of lost and missing person incidents involving those living with dementia has been on a rapid incline in recent years. Despite the increasing number of available strategies to lessen this issue, research focusing on managing and preventing lost incidents among those living with dementia is limited and few key stakeholders, such as persons with dementia have been involved. International collaborations looking at this issue from a global scale has also yet to be explored. This has led to the formulation of an international consortium on dementia and wayfinding. Co-founded by two PhD students in Canada and Scotland, the International Consortium on Dementia and Wayfinding serves as a knowledge mobilization hub for more than 8 countries and includes persons with dementia, care partners, community organizations, police, health professionals and researchers. The goal of the consortium is to help people living with dementia go out and about safely in their local neighbourhoods without fear of stigma, getting lost, or going missing. We plan to do this by doing research and sharing best practices from around the world. These measures will help people live their lives safely, without restricting freedom.

About our speaker:

Noelannah Neubauer is an incoming Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Applied Health Science at the University of Waterloo in Canada. She recently completed her PhD August 2019 in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta under the supervision of Dr. Lili Liu. She is the co-founder of the International Consortium on Dementia and Wayfinding, is a member of WYLD, and is Highly-Qualified personnel with AGE-WELL NCE. Her research focuses on identifying strategies that balance safety and autonomy among persons living with dementia that are at risk of getting lost.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU):

  • 11:00 am Honolulu
  • 2:00 pm Pacific
  • 3:00 pm Mountain
  • 4:00 pm Central
  • 5:00 pm Eastern
  • 10:00 pm London/Glasgow/Dublin UK
  • 11:00 pm Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, EU

Thursday, August 29 2019 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN/CHN):

  • 6:30 am Adelaide AU
  • 7:00 am Brisbane/Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra/Tasmania AU
  • 5:00 am Perth AU/Taipei//Beijing
  • 9:00 am Auckland, NZ

The Webinar runs for 1.5 hours. Check your time if not listed above with this link.

COST TO ATTEND:

  • DAI Members/Care partners: FREE
  • Employed persons: DONATIONS APPRECIATED

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Dr Daniel Potts, “Learning from Patients and Families”

In May 2019 DAI was delighted to host one of our “A Meeting Of The Minds” ¬†Webinars, “Learnings from Patients and Families”, presented by Dr Daniel Potts. ¬†We thank Dr Potts sincerely for giving up his time, and sharing his incredible insights, expertise and learnings, as well as his own deeply personal story. You can watch it now, if you missed attending on the day.

About the webinar: A neurologist and care partner for his father, Lester, who became an artist after the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, Daniel Potts found his life and practice have changed because of the experience with his father. He feels the experience has produced greater empathy, compassion, and understanding, which has increased his own effectiveness as a physician and educator. Dr. Potts will highlight his experience with his father, show some of Lester’s art, will speak about specific ways his practice has changed, and will give some suggestions that may be helpful for other providers. Additionally, he will discuss some realistic expectations persons living with dementia and care partners should have of their providers and looks forward to gaining knowledge and understanding from the webinar audience, as well.

If you are watching this and are employed or in a financial position to support DAI, please consider donating to us.

In doing so you assist supporting more Webinars like this one, as well as people living with dementia globally.

Thank you.

May Webinar: Learnings from patients and families by Dr Daniel Potts

DAI is delighted to announce our speaker for the May “A Meeting Of The Minds Webinar is eminent neurologist, Dr Daniel Potts. Please register now and join us for this exciting and more posiive approach to dementia.

 

Faces of Change: How Relationships with Persons Living with Dementia Have Changed My Neurology Practice

Presenter: Dr Daniel Potts, MD, FAAN, Founder, Cognitive Dynamics, Neurologist, Tuscaloosa VA, Faculty, University of Alabama

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU)
Thursday, May 30, 2019 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN)

Please note: this is one event, set in a number of different time zones.

Register here…

 

About the Webinar: A neurologist and care partner for his father, Lester, who became an artist after the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, Daniel Potts found his life and practice have changed because of the experience with his father. He feels the experience has produced greater empathy, compassion, and understanding, which has increased his own effectiveness as a physician and educator. Dr. Potts will highlight his experience with his father, show some of Lester’s art, will speak about specific ways his practice has changed, and will give some suggestions that may be helpful for other providers. Additionally, he will discuss some realistic expectations persons living with dementia and care partners should have of their providers and looks forward to gaining knowledge and understanding from the webinar audience, as well.

About our speaker: Daniel C. Potts, MD, FAAN is a neurologist, author, educator and champion of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their care partners. Selected by the American Academy of Neurology as the 2008 Donald M. Palatucci Advocate of the Year, he also has been designated an Architect of Change by Maria Shriver. In 2016, he was chosen by the University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association as a recipient of the Martha Myers Role Model Award,which honors physician alumni whose lives epitomize the ideal of service to their communities. Inspired by his father’s transformation from saw miller to watercolor artist in the throes of dementia through person-centered care and the expressive arts, Dr. Potts seeks to make these therapies more widely available through his foundation, Cognitive Dynamics. Additionally, he is passionate about promoting self-preservation and dignity for all persons with cognitive impairment. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU):
11:00 am Honolulu
2:00 pm Pacific
3:00 pm Mountain
4:00 pm Central
5:00 Eastern
10:00 pm London/Glasgow/Dublin UK
11:00 pm Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, EU

Thursday, May 30, 2019 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN/CHN):
7:00 am Adelaide AU
7:30 am Brisbane/Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra/Tasmania AU
5:00 am Perth AU/Taipei TWN/Beijing
9:00 am Auckland, NZ

The Webinar runs for 1.5 hours.

Register here…

See you there!

COST TO ATTEND:

DAI Members/Care partners: FREE
Employed people: DONATIONS APPRECIATED
Full time Students: DONATIONS APPRECIATED

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO DAI OR BECOMING AN ASSOCIATE OR PARTNER.

WITHOUT YOUR DONATIONS, DAI COULD NOT PROVIDE THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE CURRENTLY FOR MEMBERS, THEIR FAMILIES & THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY.

$US 5.00 covers the average cost of one of our monthly bank fees
$US 60.00 covers the average of the cost of our monthly Zoom subscription fee
$US 120.00 covers the average monthly cost of the MailChimp subscription
$US 300.00 covers the current cost of 3 months of website management fees

Support people with dementia: Donate to DAI
Become a DAI Associate or Strategic Partner today
Volunteer for DAI

THANK YOU

DAI’s 2019 ROCK AGAINST DEMENTIA EVENT

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL ROCK AGAINST DEMENTIA EVENT

  • Friday, March 22, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU)
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 (AU/NZ/ASIA)

Please note: this will be one event, set in a number of different time zones.

Register here…

About DAI’s online WRAD2019 event: DAI ‘s vision is that all people with dementia are valued and included. We also have a strong philosophy that working together makes us all stronger, and by doing so, we can and will achieve more. Our 2018 “World Rocks Against Dementia” (WRAD) event was hugely successful, and we are hostig another online event for WRAD this year.

This year, we have many new and original songs, performed just for DAI’s Rock Against Dementia online event, and we thank each and every performer for their support. Many of these songs will really speak to your hearts and souls.¬†

We don’t have a fully finalised program yet, but please know it will be fun. We have some live performances (yes, via Zoom), and like last year, there will be time to chat and ask questions about what is it like living with dementia along the way.

Credit goes to Wayne Mesker who started Rock Against Dementia (RAD) in the USA, and Norrms McNamara in the UK whose idea it was to take the event global. By collaborating together, these two men have helped the World Rock Against Dementia (WRAD) all around the world. DAI is proud to be part of the movement, as we all know music is an important part of our lives, and as discovered by the Alive Inside Foundation, is also a powerful change agent for improving the quality of life, memory recall and pure joy for people with dementia.

Opening and closing live performances are again by DAI member Graeme Atkins, who supported by his wife, is a wonderful example of living positively, alongside the very real challenges of a diagnosis of dementia.

DRAFT PROGRAMME:

  • Live performance by Graeme Atkins: Living Well With Dementia
  • Dr Al Power, supported by: Happy Wanderer
  • Daniella Greenwood: Something For Kate
  • Chris Madsen & Jenny Garbutt: In the Stillness
  • Dubghlas Taylor and the Bay Samba band, Brisbane: tbc
  • Chris Madsen & Jenny Garbutt: It shall always be
  • The ACH Choir, Adelaide: tbc
  • James McKillop: tbc
  • Veda Meneghetti and The Party Girls: Only Your Heart
  • Kate Swaffer: Sadness, followed by Happiness
  • Live performance by Graeme Atkins: The Minimal Mental Test!

NOTE: WE STILL HAVE MANY PERFORMANCES TO BE ADDED TO OUR PROGRAMME


Friday, March 22, 2019 – times (USA/UK/EU/CA):

  • 11:00 am Honolulu
  • 2:00 pm San Francisco USA / Vancouver CA
  • 4:00 pm Des Moines/Chicago/Houston USA
  • 5:00 pm New York USA / oronto CA
  • 9:00 pm London/Glasgow UK
  • 10:00 pm Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, EU

Saturday, March 23, 2019 – times (AU/NZ/JP/IND/TWN):

  • 5:00 am Perth/Taipei
  • 7:00 Brisbane
  • 7:30 am Adelaide
  • 8:00 am Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra
  • 10:00 am Auckland, NZ

The webinar runs for up to 1.5 hours.

Check your time here, if not listed above…


COST TO ATTEND:

  • $10 USD – DAI Members
  • $20 USD – NON DAI Members
  • $50 USD – to be used exclusively to support people with dementia to attend conferences
  • DONATION – other

NOTE: DAI WRAD-2019 performers will be provided with a complimentary ticket

Register here…

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO DAI OR BECOMING AN ASSOCIATE OR PARTNER.

WITHOUT YOUR DONATIONS, DAI COULD NOT PROVIDE THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE CURRENTLY FOR MEMBERS, THEIR FAMILIES & THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY.

  • $US 5.00 covers the average cost of one of our monthly bank fees
  • $US 60.00 covers the average of the cost of our monthly Zoom subscription fee
  • $US 120.00 covers the average monthly cost of the MailChimp subscription
  • $US 400.00 covers the current cost of 3 months of website management fees

Support people with dementia: Donate to DAI

Become a DAI Associate or Strategic Partner today

Volunteer for DAI

THANK YOU

 

CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE: If you are still waiting on a certificate of attendance from any of our educational webinars, please email us at [email protected]

 

NEWSFLASH: Dr Laura Booi presents at our next Webinar

We are thrilled to announce Laura Booi, PhD, member of the World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYDL) and Atlantic Fellow with the Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin, has agreed to present at our February Webinar. Thank you Dr Booi!

“The World Young Leaders in Dementia: Collaboration Across Disciplines and Countries Among the Next Generation of Dementia Leaders”

Presented by Laura Booi PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Wednesday, Febuary 27, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU)
  • Thursday, Febuary 27, 2019 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/TWN)

Please note: this will be one event, set in a number of different time zones.

Register here…

About the Webinar: World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYLD), a network of young professionals in the field of dementia. WYLD members represent over 300 individuals, under the age of 40, from 30 countries, spanning across 6 continents, who are working together across disciplines and borders to develop innovative dementia solutions.The network supports the work of the World Dementia Council as well as other NGOs. WYLD offers opportunities for professionals in the dementia space to connect and learn from others across disciplines and geographic boundaries. For more information please visit www.WYLDementia.org and attend this webinar.

About Laura: Laura Booi, PhD is a Gerontologist from Vancouver, Canada. For over the past decade her research has focused on improving the lives of those live with dementia, as well as those who support them. Her doctoral thesis used ethnographic methods to explore the lived experience of care assistance in long-term care settings. She has also conducted large-scale projects examining the role of dementia related stigma within retirement communities. Laura is an outspoken advocate for people living with dementia and one of the the co-founders of the World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYLD). She is currently living in Ireland as an Atlantic Fellow for Equity and Brain Health with the Global Brain Health Institute at Trinity College, Dublin.


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (USA/CA/UK/EU):

10:30 am  Honolulu
12:30 pm  Oregon Portland/San Francisco USA/Vancouver CA
2:30 pm    Des Moines/Chicago USA
3:30 pm    New York USA/Toronto CA
8:30 pm    London/Glasgow/Dublin UK
9:30 pm  Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, EU

Thursday, February 28, 2019 (AU/NZ/JP/SGP/ASIA):

7:00 am    Adelaide AU
6:30 am    Brisbane AU
8:00 am    Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra/Tasmania AU
4:30 am    Perth AU/Taipei TWN/Beijing
5:30 am    Tokyo, JP
9:30 am  Auckland, NZ

The Webinar runs for up to 1.5 hours. 

Check your time here if not listed above.

See you there!

COST TO ATTEND: 

  • DAI Members or their care partners: FREE
  • Employed people: $50:00 USD
  • Full time Students: $25:00 USD

Register here…

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO DAI OR BECOMING AN ASSOCIATE OR PARTNER.

WITHOUT YOUR DONATIONS, DAI COULD NOT PROVIDE THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE CURRENTLY FOR MEMBERS, THEIR FAMILIES & THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY.

  • $US 5.00 covers the average cost of one of our monthly bank fees
  • $US 60.00 covers the average of the cost of our monthly Zoom subscription fee
  • $US 120.00 covers the average monthly cost of the MailChimp subscription
  • $US 400.00 covers the current cost of 3 months of website management fees

Support people with dementia: Donate to DAI

Become a DAI Associate or Strategic Partner today

Volunteer for DAI

THANK YOU

 

CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE: If you are still waiting on a certificate of attendance from any of our educational webinars, please email us at [email protected]

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Alzheimer’s from the Inside Out, by Dr Richard Taylor

It would have been the late Dr Richard Taylor‘s birthday today (perhaps tomorrow if you are in the USA), and to honour his memory, and his influence on the lives of so many people with and without dementia. we are re-posting a video of him speaking at the first ADI conference DAI members attended, in Puerto Rico in 2014.

Alzheimer’s from the inside out

Watch and listen at the 53 second point of this video… ¬†Richard talks with sincerity, but also with some cynicism about why he believed he was offered an award and invited to speak at the awards event. This is still happening to most people with dementia ¬†today.

His speech notes are on the original DAI blog published after the conference