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PAC Conference: All Gems Can Shine

Virtual

Looking for something that focuses on what remains, not what is lost, after a dementia diagnosis? This year’s annual Positive Approach to Care® Conference with Teepa Snow will highlight the changes that we all experience throughout life and how that connects or relates to dementia. The content will take a deeper look at the brain, […]

Region IV Area Agency on Aging (Michigan) - Go Beyond Survival: Creating Happy Holidays

Virtual

This is an interactive session that requires participants to use both their computer video and audio. It will include short video presentations followed by discussions with persons living with dementia about how to best support them during the holiday season. Who should attend? This session is excellent for persons living with dementia, family, and friends […]

FREE

Dementia Minds: Family & Friends – Self-Stigma – Myth Busters

Virtual

Dementia Minds: Family & Friends is intended for persons living with dementia, family, and friends as well as professionals. Dementia Minds participants (persons living with dementia) will begin each meeting with a short presentation in a video format. After the presentation, Dementia Minds will answer questions, lead a discussion, and simply provide support. Register Here

Dementia Minds: Family & Friends – Dementia and the Fast Forward Button

Virtual

Dementia Minds: Family & Friends is intended for persons living with dementia, family, and friends as well as professionals. Dementia Minds participants (persons living with dementia) will begin each meeting with a short presentation in a video format. After the presentation, Dementia Minds will answer questions, lead a discussion, and simply provide support. Register Here

Free

Dementia Minds: Family & Friends – Living Well with Dementia: A Story Worth Telling

Virtual

Dementia Minds: Family & Friends is intended for persons living with dementia, family, and friends as well as professionals. Dementia Minds participants (persons living with dementia) will begin each meeting with a short presentation in a video format. After the presentation, Dementia Minds will answer questions, lead a discussion, and simply provide support. Register Here

Free

For Such a Time as This

Virtual

The National Council of Dementia Minds is Proud to Introduce the Black Dementia Mind’s Presentation of For Such a Time as This For Such a Time as This is an interactive presentation by seven black individuals living with dementia. In this dramatic presentation, they will share the impact of their diagnosis and the important role their […]

National Council of Dementia Minds Invites Persons Living with Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to a Special Meeting with the Dementia Minds

Virtual

Date: January 25, 2022 Time: 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST (1:00 CST) (Noon MST) (11:00 a.m. PST) This is a special meeting for persons living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment only.  This will be an opportunity to meet and talk with Dementia Minds participants. The meeting will be kicked off with the video presentation […]

FREE

For Such a Time as This

Virtual

The National Council of Dementia Minds is Proud to Introduce the Black Dementia Mind’s Presentation of For Such a Time as This For Such a Time as This is an interactive presentation by seven black individuals living with dementia. In this dramatic presentation, they will share the impact of their diagnosis and the important role their […]

FREE

The Other Side of the Desk: When the physician becomes the patient

Virtual

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Gary Schmidt as he shares his journey from primary care physician to patient. Dr. Schmidt, a former nursing home medical director, was diagnosed approximately 3 years ago with Lewy Body Dementia. Dr. Schmidt will share his story about his early signs and symptoms as well as his limited […]

FREE

National Council of Dementia Minds: Insights of Persons living with Neurocognitive Disorders.

Virtual

The National Council of Dementia Minds the first known national non-profit organization founded and governed by persons living with dementia. Learn about Dementia Minds groups (persons living with dementia) and how they create and deliver educational presentations for persons living with dementia, health care professionals, researchers, families, care partners, policymakers, and communities at large. Discover […]

$25 – $35

"Welcome to Our World" - Perspectives of Persons Living with Dementia during the Pandemic

Virtual

This event is for persons living with MCI or dementia only Date: March 10 Time: 3:00 p.m. EST (2:00 p.m. CST) (1:00 p.m. MST) (noon PST) Presenters: Dr. Melissa Harris and Florence Johnson Click here to register for Welcome to Our World More information:  Nurse researchers, Melissa Harris, and Florence Johnson, interviewed persons living with dementia about their […]

FREE

Reading with Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Virtual

This event is only for persons living with dementia or MCI Date: Thursday, March 17 Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EST (1:00 p.m. CST) (noon MST) (11:00 PST) Click here to register for Reading with Dementia and MCI This gathering will explore how dementia affects -- and does not affect -- one’s ability to read. Susan Ostrowski, […]

FREE

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