During these challenging times, it’s vital for families, carers and healthcare professionals to have access to the best possible information about how to deal with the double whammy of dementia and Covid-19.
As the organisers of the UK’s leading event for Alzheimer’s and dementia, The Alzheimer’s Show has developed strong partnerships with the leading specialist charities and organisations in the field. In collaboration with them, we’re delighted to now be able to bring you a series of FREE webinars – packed with useful advice and practical tips you can use during the pandemic and beyond. Plus you’ll have the opportunity to put your own questions to the carefully selected experts and specialists.
The Alzheimer’s Show Webinars
Starting Thursday 09 July, we’ll be providing a series of FREE webinars on a range of topics relevant to everyone affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia – whether you’re a carer, family member, or healthcare professional. Each webinar will also include plenty of time for questions – giving you the opportunity to receive expert, specialist advice regarding your specific situation.
Don’t worry if you can’t attend the live webinar – a recording will be made available to everyone who registers
Thursday 9th July 11:00 – 12:00 Dementia Care and Covid-19 – Advice and support during the pandemic.
Victoria Lyons and Caroline Woodcock, Admiral Nurse Helpline, Dementia UK The session will focus on the issues affecting people with dementia and their families around COVID and focus on what practical support Dementia UK can offer. Find out more and register
Friday 24th July 11:00 – 12:00 Alzheimer’s and Gum Disease: Clinical Trials in 2020.
Dr Stuart Ratcliffe, Chief Scientific Officer and Megan Young, Patient Engagement Coordinator This session will explore what it’s like to take part in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease, and will focus on an exciting new clinical trial investigating the link between bacteria in the gums and Alzheimer’s disease. Find out more and register
Thursday 30th July 11:00 – 11:45 Your Guide to Dementia: How to Stay at Home With the Right Dementia Care.
Jayne Vale. Expert Dementia Carer Trainer, Helping Hands Home Care Independence. It’s something that many of us take for granted. Explore how focussing on enablement can allow someone with dementia to continue living in the home they know and love, with comfort, safety and independence. Find out more and register
Thursday 6th August 11:00 – 12:00 Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease – understanding how this may be possible through the introduction of new medications.
Dr Emer MacSweeney, CEO and Consultant Neuroradiologist at Re:Cognition Health Recent results from international clinical trials testing new medications, designed to slow down or ideally stop progression of Alzheimer’s symptoms, may be on the market sooner than previously expected. Understand how these medications work and the opportunities available, to access, today, tomorrow’s treatments, designed to prevent the progression of symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Find out more and register
Thursday 13th August 11:00 – 12:00 Out and About with Dementia Adventure.
Debbie Anderson, Project Coordinator – Training, Research, Consultancy, Dementia Adventure Getting outdoors and engaging with the natural environment is good for all of us. Evidence shows it can also be hugely beneficial for people living with dementia. Things may have changed recently, but the importance of connection to nature and access to green space remains just as important. Join us on this webinar, where we will share some of the research which may help you to live better with dementia. Find out more and register
Thursday 20th August 11:00 – 12:00 Legal considerations when diagnosed with Dementia.
Andrew Robertson, Managing Director, McClure Solicitors McClure Solicitors will talk about advice and support your Solicitor can offer to help clients diagnosed with Dementia, including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Deputyship, Council Tax, Funerals, and Probate. Find out more and register