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Date(s) - 03/11/2015
All Day

St. Elias Centre


Rethink Dementia Conference – Living Well Presented by

ALS society



Date & Time: November 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Location: St. Elias Centre, 750 Ridgewood Ave, Ottawa

To register please visit this page or by phone today 613-523-4004


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Don’t miss this opportunity to gather with innovative, leading dementia experts. They will focus on wellness, engagement and dementia-friendly communities.

Topics include:

The Science of Living Well – Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, FRCP, Geriatrician, Professor, and Director of Geriatric Medicine Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Changing Practice: Change in a Complex System – Janet Iwaszczenko, Executive Director – Bloomington Cove Care Community

Wellness through Stress Reduction – Dr. Anne Hennessy, Consultant, Geriatric Psychiatry Community Services of Ottawa and The Royal Ottawa Geriatric Psychiatry Service

Rethinking Daily Life – Mary Grainger, Physiotherapist; Mary Martineau, Occupational Therapist; and Greg Stenman, Recreational Therapist; The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Geriatric Day Hospital

Dementia Friendly Communities: How do we get there? David Webster, Program Manager, Dementia Friendly Communities, Alzheimer Society of Ontario; Marjorie Silverman, University of Ottawa