Presenters: Ronan Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer Society of Canada;
Barbara Lindsay, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer Society of B.C.; Heather Cowie, National Project Manager, Dementia-Friendly Canada; Sana Aziz, Provincial Coordinator, Dementia-Friendly Communities, Alzheimer Society of B.C.; Abby Wolfe, Public Awareness Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan; Jennifer May Vicente-Licardo, Education Manager, Alzheimer Society of Manitoba; Kathy Hickman, Director Education Design and Training, Alzheimer Society of Ontario; Susan Oster, Coordinator, Dementia Friendly Communities, Alzheimer Society London & Middlesex; and Maggie Scanlon, Public Education Coordinator/Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society Elgin-St.Thomas
Summary: The Dementia-Friendly Canada project is a partnership between the Alzheimer Societies of Canada, B.C., Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Each of the partnering provinces has been successful in creating dementia-friendly communities. This project will help expand on the work being done in these provinces to create tools, education and programing that will allow for the development of dementia-friendly communities across the country. This panel will allow you to ask questions and learn more about Dementia-Friendly Canada.