A Changing Melody - "Moving On With My Life"

Kitchener, ON
Nov 02, 2016 08:30 AM (EDT) 

Event Details

This forum is for people living with dementia, care partners, students and healthcare professionals. Please join us for an engaging day that will include the following:

  • A panel of people with dementia and care partners sharing their personal experiences
  • Tips on living positively with dementia and moving on with life after diagnosis
  • Live musical presentations and interactive performances
  • Group dialogue with an open mic session for question and answer
  • A unique collection of art pieces created by artists with dementia. People living with dementia are invited to bring their own artwork to display.

Registration includes a light breakfast and lunch. Early bird registration is $60 for healthcare professionals and $20 for people with dementia and care partners. Early bird deadline is September 15th, so register now! Regular registration is $75 for healthcare professionals and $30 for people with dementia and care partners. 

This event is organized by the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington and the Alzheimer Society Perth County in parthership with the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP). Our presenting sponsors are Research Institute for Aging (RIA) and Schlegel Villages. For more information or to register by phone, call Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington at 1-866-317-6737. 

Address

Bingemans Conference Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Drive Kitchener, ON N2B CA

Tickets

Type
Price
People with dementia or Care Par
$20.00
Health care Professionals or Stu
$60.00
People with dementia or Care Par
$30.00
Health care Professionals or Stu
$75.00

Organizer Details


MAREP

The Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) is an innovative program that adopts a partnership approach and integrates research and educational activities in an effort to improve dementia care practices in Canada. Although MAREP's research projects are funded by research grants, all of its knowledge translation activities are funded through donations and charitable gifts from individuals and groups. Learn how you can support our programs.