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Saturday, December 11, 2021

Take Charge of Your Health: Dementia 360 掌管您的健康-腦退化症全面睇

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This page is also available in Traditional Chinese (中文繁體)!

iCON Chinese Health Forum: “Take Charge of Your Health: Dementia 360” took place on Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12, 2021.

 

Delivered in Cantonese, Mandarin and English, this forum is designed to help patients, their families and caregivers optimize their quality of life by empowering them with knowledge and resources to manage dementia. Learning objectives:

  • Recognizing Dementia – early detection and when to seek help
  • Living with Dementia – nutrition and mental health, home safety
  • Where and how to find help in the community – navigation of health services, treatments and medications
  • Long Term Care – advanced care planning

Click here for Program-at-a Glance

 

Expert Speakers and Sessions (please click talk title for more details):

Do I have dementia?

Dr. Charmaine Ma, Family Physician

 

Assessments and treatments for dementia

Dr. Roger Wong, Geriatrician

 

Communications strategies for caregivers

Winnie Lau, Registered Psychiatric Nurse

 

Commonly used medications for people with dementia

Kent Ling, Registered Pharmacist

 

Getting homes ready for virtual care
Dr. Kendall Ho, Emergency Physician, Lead of UBC Digital Emergency Medicine Unit

 

Mental health tips for caregivers of people with dementia

Dr. Tigerson Young, Registered Psychologist

 

Fall prevention and home safety

Wendy Lam, Occupational Therapist

 

Can diet prevent dementia?

Jo Jo Wang, Registered Dietitian

 

Community resources – Who can help?

Miranda Wong, Registered Psychiatric Nurse

 

Emcee – Barbara Ho, iCON Chief Nursing Officer

Date

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Date

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Format

Virtual (link will be provided before the event)

Admission

Free to attend

Language

Cantonese, with simultaneous translations to Mandarin and English

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